Paul Peditto examines famous movies with great character arcs to explore where the character arc begins, where does the character change, and where does he/she end up by the end of the story.
We screenwriters love to write these roles because through creating them, we exorcise our own demons. Staton Rabin explores writing movie villains and antagonists.
Gabrielle A. Lodl shares valuable advice from the panelists at Austin Film Festival on actionable steps you can take to help change the film industry for the better.
The House of Tomorrow delivers an insider’s look at geodesic domes, intermingled with punk rock and a unique coming of age story. Funky science, beloved music, and the awkward nuances of growing up – yes, please.
With so many pro screenwriters turning their spec scripts into novels, why not take a stab at it yourself by using November's National Novel Writing Month to turn your screenplay into a novel!
In her pursuit to create 'good men,' screenwriter Belinda Downey explores four recurring male archetypes in the news who began with normal lives but steered in an amoral direction and ended up dead or in jail.
Anne-Cecile Ville explores the way we create female character bias in movies and how to go about it a different way.
You’ve got the idea for what the story might be. You’ve also got, most likely, some or all of the characters populating this world already in your mind. Paul Peditto suggests writing out Character Biographies.
Writing character descriptors is much like presenting them to the Queen. You are that person whispering into the Queen’s ear, telling her who is in line to greet her and why she should care.
Of all the tools at a screenwriter’s disposal, titles and character names are certainly not the most important. But they still go a long way to making your script stand out, either positively or negatively. Learn how to differentiate between the two.