[Video]: Karel on A Girl And A Gun

The Story Department’s very own Karel Segers features on filmmaking webseries A Girl And A Gun with filmmaker Phil Moore to talk culture, script and the insider’s guide to getting a script sold at 17 years old. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, let …

[Video]: Screenwriting Guru Syd Field on Hanging the Midpoint

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The grandfather of screenwriting tutors and author Syd Field died earlier this week. We remember him with this short video in which he tells us what he learned from Sam Peckinpah: a strikingly simple strategy for tackling act two. Update 21 October 2015: Sadly the Video was removed, so the link no longer works. I have tried locating an other …

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In Memoriam: Syd Field (1935-2013)

Over the past decades, screenwriting education has developed into a multi-million dollar industry with rockstar size gurus such as Robert McKee and the late Blake Snyder. All this really started with one book, published in 1979: “Screenplay – The Foundations of Screenwriting“, written by Syd Field. Syd Field was the first true screenwriting guru and to many his book is …