Multiple Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Erik Bork (BAND OF BROTHERS) defends SAVE THE CAT and other story "paradigms" as helpful tools, but not panaceas.
Almost every guru and teacher has his or her specific model or paradigm for structuring and outlining a screenplay. Whose screenplay structure do you choose? Dave Trottier chimes in.
The three-act screenplay structure is what movie goers are familiar with, but sometimes a writer needs to upset the apple cart to make a good film great.
From prehistoric drawings on a cave wall to ghost tales around a campfire, from classic novels written by the greatest writers to the latest Hollywood blockbuster, there are many ways to tell a story. But just what is a story? More specifically, what is a story in the context of a...
In My Story Can Beat Up Your Story, Jeffrey Alan Schechter promises “Ten Ways to Toughen Up Your Screenplay From Opening Hook to Knockout Punch.”