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screenwriter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Film, Television & radio
screenwriterscreen‧writ‧er /ˈskriːnˌraɪtə $ -ər/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 AMFAMTsomeone who writes plays for film or televisionplaywright
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screenwriterInstead he went to work for Famous Players-Lasky, first as a subtitle writer and then as a screenwriter.He is also receiving death threats from a screenwriter whose work he has snubbed.Director and screenwriter invoke many of the incidents and figures from the Owens Valley story.Phone calls from screenwriters, directors and producers soon inundated family members.Chandler worked for several years as a Hollywood screenwriter, giving him financial security before his books became successful.The majority of screenwriters were dismissed and half the production staff sacked.
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