Guest column by Michael Ferris. A former Hollywood Lit Manager, Michael started ScriptAWish.com as a way to help other writers get their foot in the door and has helped several writers sell their scripts (like Travis Beacham of PACIFIC RIM) and set up projects with producers like Academy Award Winner Arnold Kopelson. His new Studio Networking and Screenwriting Conference ... Read More
So, You want to start writing a screenplay but you don’t know where to start. This is what helps me.
Definitely one of the most basic principles in screenwriting is character arc – the notion that characters must evolve, grow, learn, or change as the plot unfolds. The audience in general expects a character to finish the movie in a higher position than that in which he started. Life is often like that. ... Read More
On the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting page i found this screenwriting help in screenplay form. ... Read More
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'Watts’ very useful “Eight-Point Story Arc” – a fool-proof, fail-safe and time-honoured way to structure a story. ... Read More