What hurts you deeply? What’s the most traumatic moment of your life? Jeff Leisawitz discusses tapping into core wounds through your characters to write a story that matters.
Screenplays that rise to the top do so because they’re different. They typically break the traditional “laws” of scriptwriting and get noticed in a way that earns them recognition, awards and on many occasions – production and commercial success.
Jen Grisanti explains how when we learn to fill the void in story and in life, we can guide the transformation of our characters to help them achieve their goals.
Writing a short film is a whole different beast than a feature-length screenplay. Learn the questions you should ask to fit essential story points into only minutes.
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Character emerges when a clear want comes up against conflict, which is when we begin to see what the character is made of, what the character values and hopes for, even basics of everyday thinking and personality.
Story ideas that are high concept are key. But Jon James Miller explains how executing a high-concept screenplay is harder than you think.
Psychotherapist Dr. Donna Dannenfelser shows you how to develop well-thought-out psychological biographies for your characters to get your TV pilot on the air.
Writer Kelly Jo Brick gives practical advice to heed before and after you move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.