Image from Hiroshima mon amour (France, 1959; directed by Alain Resnais, based on a screenplay by Marguerite Duras)
Film Studies For Free is happy to announce that the first issue of the new Journal of Screenwriting (Volume 1 Number 1 - published by Intellect) has been made freely accessible online. Below are direct links to download the PDF files of articles and reviews. Some great stuff here, FSFF thinks.
- Jill Nelmes, 'Editorial'
- Ian W. Macdonald, 'Editorial'
- Kathryn Millard, 'After the Typewriter: the screenplay in a digital era'
- Bridget Conor, '"Everybody’s a Writer": Theorizing screenwriting as creative labour'
- Ian W. MacDonald, '"‘…So it’s not surprising I’m neurotic": The Screenwriter and the Screen Idea Work Group'
- Eva Novrup Redvall, 'Teaching screenwriting in a time of storytelling blindness: the meeting of the auteur and the screenwriting tradition in Danish film-making'
- Patrick Cattrysse, 'The protagonist’s dramatic goals, wants and needs'
- Jasmina Kallay, 'Cyber-Aristotle: towards a poetics for interactive screenwriting'
- Riikka Pelo, 'Tonino Guerra: the screenwriter as a narrative technician or as a poet of images? Authorship and method in the writer–director relationship'
- Isabelle Gourdin-Sangouard, 'Creating Authorship? Lindsay Anderson and David Sherwin’s collaboration on If.... (1968)'
- Rosamund Davies, 'Screenwriting strategies in Marguerite Duras’s script for Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1960)'
- J. J. Murphy, 'No room for the fun stuff: the question of the screenplay in American indie cinema'
- Nathalie Morris, 'Research Resources'
- Screenwriting: History Theory and Practice, Steven Maras (2009), reviewed by Adam Ganz
- And the Best Screenplay Goes to…, Linda Seger (2008), reviewed by Tim Maloney
- Authorship in Film Adaptation, Jack Boozer (ed.) (2008), reviewed by Lawrence Raw
- Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film, Torben Grodal (2009), reviewed by Jule Selbo