New PDF release: Writing the Comedy Movie

By Marc Blake

ISBN-10: 1501316346

ISBN-13: 9781501316340

ISBN-10: 1628925957

ISBN-13: 9781628925951

it is usually prompt that there are 'secrets' to comedy or that it's 'lightning in a bottle', however the craft of comedy writing should be taught. whereas comedic tastes switch, over the years and from individual to individual, the center underpinning nonetheless relies on the comedic geniuses that experience cleared the path. nice comedy is outfitted upon a powerful starting place.

In Writing the Comedy Movie, Marc Blake lays out – in an entertainingly readable sort – the nuts and bolts of comedy screenwriting. His aim is to explain the 'rules' of comedy: to contextualize comedy staples comparable to the double act, slapstick, gross-out, rom com, screwball, satire and parody and to introduce new ones resembling the bromance or stoner comedy. He explains the underlying rules of comedy and comedy writing for the reveal, besides supplying research of top examples of every subgenre.

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