Reel Story by Corey Mandell

The Reel Story is where professional screenwriter Corey Mandell breaks down the tools and techniques required to write a spec screenplay that can get an agent or manager, and eventually lead to a script sale or paid writing gig. Topics explored include organic story structure, deep character development, thematic subtext, cohesion and compelling conflict. In the past three years more than 50 of Corey’s students and clients have sold features, TV pilots, landed studio assignments and won prestigious screenplay contests.

Reel Story: You Need the Truth

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  — John 8:32 “The truth will set you free. But first, it will piss you off.”– Gloria Steinhem When I was a student in film school, I joined a writing group where the members were committed to providing...