Angela Bourassa, founder and editor in chief of LA Screenwriter, breaks down the story structure of the animated film MOANA, including a downloadable infographic!
Paul Peditto dives into story structure and opines while writers try to hit their structural marks, they shouldn't lose sight of the prize—storytelling. He examines the classical structure in The Matrix by way of Syd Field.
Since writing now happens in the digital world, we can actually create new screenwriting practices that don't focus on print. Marty Lang explores how incorporating digital technology in screenplays could dramatically change collaboration and filmmaking.
Paul Peditto shares the process of how the screenplay came to be for Muhammad Bayazid's The Tunnel and his amazing journey to make this film.
Pretend you're Pixar by applying their successful philosophy and practices to fast track your own creative process and elevate your scripts.
Paula Landry dives into story basics, from structure to plot to audience satisfaction.
One of 2017’s most absorbing films for adults, Margaret Betts’ Novitiate explores the multidimensionality of the decision to become “a bride of Christ,” starring Melissa Leo.
Despina Kartinis decided to do the world a totally unnecessary favor and dissect a bunch of rom-coms to see what the stink is. Nothing like rom-com analysis from a skeptic.
Dunkirk's non-chronological approach to the narrative, make it a unique viewing experience, but is it worth the view? Paul Gulino weighs in.
Stewart Farquhar explains how always writing the formulaic Hero's Journey can limit a writer's creativity. It's important to step outside of the box and think with originality.