Pretend you're Pixar by applying their successful philosophy and practices to fast track your own creative process and elevate your scripts.
Theme is a delicious ingredient of story that enriches every element. Barri Evins’ tips for adding theme from the outset to elevate your story.
There are many important ingredients in a screenplay: premise, plot, characters, dialogue, and so on. One of the most important is logic. Ray Morton shares some of the many ways logic functions in a screen narrative.
Conventional wisdom says, “Write what you love.” Barri Evins’ “Ten Reasons You Must Love What You’re Writing” proves that is wrong. “Love what you write.”
Outlining for depth and meaning, not just to create beats, enables you to understand your story and create a foundation for your successful Dream Script.
If you ever have trouble expressing a script theme in your work, Alex Bloom explains how to make it easier - by wedding it to your protagonist's journey through 3 acts.
The key to becoming a sought-after screenwriter? Great storytelling. A screenplay is a simple story complexly told. The richness is in the execution.
Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! In this installment of A Writer’s Voice, I’ll be discussing Guardians of the Galaxy and how James Gunn’s script has redefined our expectations of what a superhero movie can be. The difference between what James Gunn is doing in his script and what a...
One of my favorite films of all time is the acclaimed masterpiece The Wild Bunch by director, Sam Peckinpah. It’s affectionately been described as “aging outlaws running out of banks to rob and badlands to ride.” It sports a veteran cast starring William Holden, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’brien and Ernest Borgnine....