The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On -Story Beats: A Comparison- by T Severe, Ph.D., Screenwriter/filmmaker   While it’s true that a great movie is based on a great story, it’s also true it’s based on a great screenplay. The screenplay is the blueprint for the production of the film...

Chasing Trends

Chasing Trends By Bob Saenz Chasing Trends. When screenwriters decide their next script will be thematically the same as whatever the latest hit film was. And there are loads of so-called experts, including managers apparently, who think this is the only way for new...

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone by Joe Gruberman You can learn some valuable lessons in the course of a day’s activities. Recently, I participated in a video conference of Red Cross employees and volunteers. Toward the end of the meeting, the host decided that we should...

Your Friend, the Outline

Your Friend, the Outline by Bill True – Writer and Dept. Chair & Head of Dramatic Writing at the Scottsdale School of Film+Theatre   I don’t know what happened between some screenwriters and the practice of outlining. When the perception shifted from it...

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