Bring the Funny: The Essential Companion for the Comedy by Greg DePaul

By Greg DePaul

A sharp, humorous publication approximately comedy screenwriting from a profitable screenwriter that makes use of contemporary – as in this century – videos you might have really obvious as examples.



Greg DePaul (Screenwriter, Bride Wars, Saving Silverman) has bought scripts to Miramax, Fox, Disney, New Line, Sony, MGM and Village Roadshow. he is labored with comedy stars like Jack Black, Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs and Amanda Peet.


Now Greg takes every little thing he is aware approximately writing comedy and breaking into the biz, tosses it right into a blender and serves up this tasty, fat-free smoothie of a e-book that’s effortless to learn, brutally sincere, and immediately from the guts ... of Hollywood.


Bring the Funny is chock complete o' tips, innovations and insider phrases utilized by winning comedy screenwriters, including:


Comic Justice Wrylies Genre-Bending Shadow Characters


The BDR's The Two-Hander the vanity Comedic Escalation


Gapping A.I.C. Fish Outta Water the assumption Factory


Really vital Comedy Screenwriting ideas quantity ninety nine and 100


If you are looking to jot down funnier and higher screenplays, you want this e-book. but when you are prepared to close up your vehicle, force out to L.A., and dive right into a profession as a comedy screenwriter, you need this publication. Now.


Buy it, jam it into your pocket, and hit the fuel. Greg's received your back.

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