Born: Hollywood, California, USA
Sydney Alvin Field (December 19, 1935November 17, 2013) was an American screenwriting guru who wrote several books on the subject of screenwriting, the first being the 1979 book Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. He also conducted workshops and seminars on the subject of producing salable screenplays. Hollywood film producers have increasingly used his ideas on structure as a guideline to a proposed screenplays potential.
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