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A New Take on Screenplay Structure

There are many schools of thought on screenplay structure – Robert McKee, Syd Field, and John Truby are just a few that come to mind. Or perhaps you’re more old school classic and bow down to the teachings of Joseph Campbell or his bastardized wanna-be cousin Christopher Vogler. by The Single Screenwriter Regardless of what school you follow, they are …

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What Screenwriters Are Being Judged On

As a screenwriter, you’re being judged in three different categories. by Steve Kaire The first is your material. When you’re in a pitch session, it’s your ideas and stories which are going to make an impression on the listener. Ask yourself these questions: Is your story unique? Are you approaching it from a different angle than we’ve seen before? In …

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