Donate at the $1000 level and receive this limited edition set features specially bound copies of all three On Story books. All three books contain featured writers’ signatures.
If you purchase during this holiday season the special edition set will come with a holiday card signed by co-editors Maya Perez and Barbara Morgan! These make for great holiday gifts for friends and family – and yourself!
On Story: Screenwriters and Their Craft distills the advice of renowned, award-winning screenwriters who have appeared on On Story and have attended Austin Film Festival’s annual Conference. Writers include, John August, John Lee Hancock, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Petrie, Jr., Whit Stillman, Robin Swicord, Randall Wallace, and many more, with the foreword by Brian Helgeland. In their own lively words and stories, they cover the entire development of a screenplay, from inspiration, story, process, structure, characters, and dialogue to rewriting and collaboration. Their advice is fresh, practical, and proven. This edition includes signatures from: Sacha Gervasi, Anne Rapp, Randall Wallace, Bill Wittliff, Caroline Thompson, Brian Helgeland, John August, John Lee Hancock, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Petrie, Jr., and Steven Zaillian.
On Story—Screenwriters and Filmmakers on Their Iconic Films presents renowned, award-winning screenwriters and filmmakers discussing their careers and the stories behind the production of their iconic films, such as L.A. Confidential, Thelma & Louise, Groundhog Day, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Silence of the Lambs, In the Name of the Father, Apollo 13, and more. Ron Howard, Callie Khouri, Jonathan Demme, Ted Tally, Jenny Lumet, Harold Ramis, and others talk about creating stories that resonate with one’s life experiences or topical social issues, as well as how to create appealing characters and bring them to life. This edition includes signatures from: Barry Josephson, Al Reinhart, Callie Khouri, Michael Green, Shane Black, Robin Swicord, Bill Wittliff, Brian Helgeland, Paul Feig, John Milius, Ashley Miller, Alvaro Rodriguez, Ron Nyswaner, and Aline Bosh McKenna.
On Story—The Golden Ages of Television explores the transformation of television’s narrative content over the past several decades through interviews with some of TV’s best creators and writers, including Garry Shandling (The Larry Sanders Show), Carl Reiner (The Dick Van Dyke Show), Issa Rae (Insecure), Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Greg Daniels (The Office), Paula Pell (Saturday Night Live), Noah Hawley (Fargo), Liz Meriwether (New Girl), David Chase (The Sopranos), Alan Yang (Master of None), Marta Kauffman (Friends), Jenji Kohan (Orange Is the New Black), and many more. Their insights, behind-the-scenes looks at the creative process, production tales, responses to audiences’ reactions, and observations on how both TV narratives and the industry have changed make this book ideal for TV lovers and writers seeking information and inspiration. This edition includes signatures from: Cary Fukunaga, Marti Noxon, Chris Carter, Damon Lindelof, Matthew Weiner, Wendy Calhoun, Paul Feig, Beau Wilimon, Greg Daniels, Ray McKinnon, Peter Gould, Alvaro Rodriguez, and Alec Berg.