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screenwriter

a person who writes screenplays
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The 83-year-old novelist, screenwriter and playwright said he was ''astonished'' and ''filled with joy'' when he learned he was being recognized for his five-decade film career.
The screenwriter, who had minor roles in The Bill and Casualty took to Twitter to say how excited she was.
The format is a simple one: director Peter Hanson talks to screenwriters old and new about their experiences, and films them talking direct to camera.
Though his latest film, 'Orphan of Zhao,' is drawing plaudits nationwide, 'Farewell My Concubine' director Chen Kaige is also taking barbs from the screenwriters who say he failed to credit their co-authorship of the script.
Screenwriters may be the originator of an idea or be approached with a commission, often working to strict deadlines.
Screenwriter Nancy Oliver became emotional when explaining the difficulty in selling a script "about loss and grief and aggravation that's a comedy.
Established in 1989 as a newsletter, "scr(i)pt" magazine is published six times a year for a mixed paid and controlled circulation of 50,000 screenwriters and entertainment industry professionals, including agents, development executives, professional writers and aspiring writers.
Women Screenwriters Today: Their Lives and Words By Marsha McCreadie Praeger, 2006, 176 pp.
Ably compiled and edited by Kevin Conroy Scott, Screenwriters' Masterclass: Screenwriters Talk About Their Greatest Movies is an exclusive compendium interviews, commentaries and writings from professional screenwriters about their most famous film projects.
We are not professional screenwriters (which means we do have day jobs), but over the years have taken screenwriting courses from the UCLA Extension, and our local colleges.