Book Review: The TV Writer’s Workbook

The thing about studying screenwriting is that you don’t always get taught as much as you expect, despite the tonne of money you shelled out for your seat in class. by Ingrid Elkner A passionate, knowledgeable teacher will help take you from amateur to pro, and a hack teacher will take you nowhere and leave you running to outside sources …

[Video]: Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara

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In an interview with podcaster Jen Grisanti, showrunner Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead, The Shield, Crash, Hawthorne) discusses the difference between cable and network TV writing, and to create more meaningful subtext by avoiding on-the-nose dialogue.   If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, let …

Same But Different

I remember being in one of Karel’s seminars once when he said that most movies were ‘the same, but different’. It was something that stuck with me ever since. by Jamie Campbell There is only one Hero’s Journey, it’s a tried and true formula that has been around for ages. So if we all know of the journey and are …