Jacob Krueger discusses how creating a movie, and writing a screenplay is actually a process not of manipulation, formula, or replication, but a process of removing our own masks and revealing something about ourselves, not only to our audience, but also to ourselves.
Jacob Krueger discusses a concept called "the game of the scene" using Trainwreck as an example.
Jacob Krueger discusses films as having two different levels of structure. There is the Primary Structure, which is the story that the character is telling themselves as they experience the events of the movie.
Jacob Krueger discusses how when you realize “this is what its really about,” you can start to get even more creative about the horror moments in your script.
Jacob Krueger discusses how in 'Adaptation,' Charlie Kaufman was able to focus on one pure idea and what his process can teach us about rewriting and adapting our own screenplays.
The engine behind 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is exactly the same engine behind movies like 'Happy Feet.' How is that possible? Jacob Krueger explains.
Jacob Krueger talks about The LEGO Movie as a metaphor for what it really means to be a writer.
Jacob Krueger talks about the genre of movies that he affectionately likes to call “The Big Dumb Action Movie,” with the latest installment of The Fast and the Furious franchise, Furious 7.
Jacob Krueger discusses how Alejandro González Iñárritu's choice to simultaneously break and follow cinematic "rules" in 'Birdman' epitomized the poetic potential of filmmaking.
Jacob Krueger looks at '50 Shades of Grey' and discusses what could have made it a great script, and how those lessons can apply to your own writing.