Ian Macdonald, co-founder of the SRN, has published a new book: ‘Screenwriting Poetics and the Screen Idea‘, Palgrave Macmillan.
This is a new and original investigation into how screenwriting works, applying a range of film, media and creative theories to the study and research of screenwriting. It includes three new, original case studies: story development in the successful ITV soap Emmerdale, the silent film work of Hitchcock’s first major screenwriter Eliot Stannard (‘exemplary scholarship’ says Emeritus Professor Charles Barr), and on David Lean’s last, unfinished ‘magnum opus’, Nostromo.
SRN members can get 20% off this publication. Quote ‘XP356ED’ when ordering the book directly from Palgrave Macmillan to claim your discount.
US members should order it here: http://us.macmillan.com/screenwritingpoeticsandthescreenidea/IanWMacdonald
And UK members here: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=570398