You are here

Syd Field

19 December 1935 to 17 November 2013

An American screenwriter known best for his bestselling and influential books on screenwriting, the best known of which was Screenplay (1979). Known as the first writer to outline the three-act structure, Field served as script consultant for a number of Hollywood studios and helmed many popular screenwriting courses and workshops.

- Read Syd Field's Telegraph obituary here