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In Memoriam: Sydney Field (3)

Over the past decades, screenwriting education has developed into a multi-million dollar industry with rock-star size individuals such as Robert McKee and the late Blake Snyder. All this really started with one book, published in 1979: “Screenplay – The Foundations of Screenwriting”, written by Syd Field. Syd Field was the first true screenwriting guru and his book Screenplay is still …

In Memoriam: Syd Field (2) [Screenwriting Guru #1]

Over the past decades, screenwriting education has developed into a multi-million dollar industry. Teachers such as Robert McKee and the late Blake Snyder reach rockstar status. It all started in 1979, with one book: “Screenplay – The Foundations of Screenwriting”, written by Syd Field. Syd Field was the first true screenwriting guru. His book Screenplay is still a standard, more than thirty …