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    12-1019 Dan O'Bannon's Guide

    Dan O’Bannon, Matt R. Lohr,

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Dan O’Bannon’s Guide to Screenplay Structure: Inside Tips from the Writer of ALIEN, TOTAL RECALL and RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

by: Dan O’Bannon, Matt R. Lohr,

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FOREWORD BY ROGER CORMAN

Learn the secrets behind Alien, Total Recall, and Return of the Living Dead! This masterful collection shares, for the first time, the wisdom of the late, great Dan O’Bannon and the storytelling techniques he used in his mega-hit motion pictures.

WATCH FREE VIDEO PRESENTATIONS >> Diane O’Bannon and Matt Lohr discuss Dan O’Bannon’s Alien (vs. Prometheus) and Total Recall on our MW Film School.

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Dan O’Bannon was an acclaimed screenwriter whose eleven feature writing credits include the international blockbusters Alien and Total Recall, as well as Return of the Living Dead, which he also directed.
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MATT R. LOHR is the co-author of Dan O'Bannon's Guide to Screenplay Structure. An award-winning screenwriter, Lohr regularly lectures on film and writing at genre conventions, writers' events, film festivals, and colleges nationwide. His writing on cinema has appeared in Produced By, the magazine of the Producers Guild of America; in the Wiley-Blackwell book A Companion to Martin Scorsese; and on his own blog, "The Movie Zombie"(themoviezombie.blogspot.com). The son of a son of a steelworker from Pittsburgh, PA, Matt currently lives in Burbank, CA.
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FOREWORD BY ROGER CORMAN

Learn the secrets behind Alien, Total Recall, and Return of the Living Dead! This masterful collection shares, for the first time, the wisdom of the late, great Dan O’Bannon and the storytelling techniques he used in his mega-hit motion pictures.

WATCH FREE VIDEO PRESENTATIONS >> Diane O’Bannon and Matt Lohr discuss Dan O’Bannon’s Alien (vs. Prometheus) and Total Recall on our MW Film School.

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ISBN: 9781615931309
SKU: 112774154/Done
Publisher: Michael Wiese Productions
Publish Date: January 1, 2013
Page Count: 272

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    A treasure trove of secrets to writing great screenplays by a true master. Clear, concise, and inspirational (as well as great fun), this book allows us to learn from the great Dan O’Bannon himself.

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    How pleasant to read a screenwriting book by someone who has actually written great screenplays. Dan O’Bannon’s insights and analysis make you want to throw all other screenplay manuals in the trash.

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    Sometimes angry, often funny, always insightful, this is a clear and engaging examination of story craft written by someone who has not merely studied the subject but who has also lived it.