Steve Kaire shares tips on the value of writing a treatment for your screenplay.
The point of no return represents the precise spot in a screenplay where the major character takes a new and unplanned direction. Click here to learn more.
The Amateur Blank is another brainstorming technique to help create instant movie ideas... Click here to learn how to use it!
Steve Kaire explains how 'Shark Tank' is surprisingly a microcosm of what it takes when successfully pitching your scripts to companies.
Steve Kaire gives brainstorming tips using odd couples. Odd Couples is a brainstorming technique involving two people from opposite extremes and throwing them together in conflict.
Updating fables is a brainstorming technique that involves taking a famous or obscure work from literature or the movies and making it contemporary.
Steve Kaire points out the pitching mistakes many screenwriters make when either in meetings with executives or pitching a screenplay at pitchfests.
Click to tweet this article to friends and followers! Upside down inside out is a sophisticated, yet largely unknown of the dozen or so brainstorming techniques. I first heard the phrase “turn it inside out and upside down” when I was in a producers office for a pitch session. I came to find out...
This brainstorming technique is most often found in the science fiction or adventure genre. It consists of a set up, then something goes terribly wrong and the characters have to deal with the resulting unintended consequences and aftermath. In the film The Fly, Jeff Goldblum is a scientist doing mutation experiments on himself. During...
One of my favorite films of all time is the acclaimed masterpiece The Wild Bunch by director, Sam Peckinpah. It’s affectionately been described as “aging outlaws running out of banks to rob and badlands to ride.” It sports a veteran cast starring William Holden, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’brien and Ernest Borgnine. The dialogue is...