Abide by this Rule Book to map out your script’s characters’ reactions across a spectrum of emotions, from disgust to love and everything in between.
“Theme” is a term that gets tossed around a great deal in the film world. So what do we mean when we talk about theme in a story? What does it look like?
Is your story strong enough to go the distance? Avoid flaws that may doom your work to failure by taking these steps to qualify the strength of your idea.
Moments are what the audience remembers about a great movie. Strung like pearls on a necklace, they are what turn film into cinema.
Discover a new alternative to the conventional wisdom of restorative three-act story structure. Craft a working draft of moments rather than actions.
Writer and lecturer Art Holcomb explores how to develop your Personal Story Arc to create compelling and emotionally believable scripts.
For first-time screenwriters, “Good is never going to be good enough.” You must be great. Your first script must be great in order to sell.