With apologies to the Indo-European romance linguists amongst us, many of the scripts that cross Stewart Farquhar's desk suffer from Antagonista Incognita.
Great screenplay writing has strongly defined characters that attract financiers, studios, actors, and directors. Wendy Kram gives advice on creating memorable characters.
Tim Long explores the narrative significance of an opening scene, sharing clips from films to demonstrate the power of a great start to a story.
Tim Long discusses the pitfalls of putting plot before character.
Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan discuss how to put the love of death and destruction into your stories and characters for more drama.
Pamela Jaye Smith and Monty Hayes McMillan explain how to write, direct, and shoot believable warriors and relationships.
Stewart Farquhar discussing how to craft a hook. Why would you labor for months or even years on a story void of an inducement or a reason for anyone to read your creation start to finish?
Stewart Farquhar answers what are story HOOKS and why are they important? No or Bad Hook = Weak Story = No Interest.
This is not a drill. Every single time the screenwriter takes that meet and greet general meeting, it’s a JOB INTERVIEW.