Ray Morton lays out the essential elements of the most important component of a film narrative following its structure: the Protagonist.
A writer's first screenplay is typically not written well. Professional script reader Ray Morton gives advice on how to write a screenplay that's got a chance at success.
Ray Morton interviews Academy Award®- winning director and screenwriter of 'Slumdog Millionaire,' Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy on the experience of writing '127 Hours.'
When writing and presenting your spec script, you want to be sure to avoid doing anything that might undermine its salability or peg you as an amateur. Ray Morton gives you insights into making your spec shine.
Ray Morton offers some random notes on spec scripts from the perspective of a screenwriting contest judge.
Professional script reader Ray Morton discusses the lessons he's learned from his years of reading spec scripts.
Script reader Ray Morton explains the most common problem in spec scripts is a lack of proper dramatic narrative structure. Learn how to build a better drama.
Ray Morton discusses the unfortunate side effect of books preaching screenplay formula being that if one utilized formulaic thinking, they would automatically produce a terrific script.
Ray Morton explores the notion that Birdman presents most emphatically: that there are good types of movies and bad types of movies.
Screenwriter and script reader Ray Morton explains the valuable lessons he learned about screenwriting from his years film editing.