The Structure Of Character

Every once in a while I feel the need to open up this can of worms, this time because of an article I recently read. The irony? People know me as Structure Man, though most of the time I talk about character. The Dept Revisited – A rerun of the best of the Story Dept. The reason I have chosen …


The Judges: Week 13

In 2011, each week 10 judges will review two short synopses from films that are currently in development. The objective is to all (that includes us judges) learn from the exercise.   Please comment on our comments! photo credit: swanksalot If you have an opinion on any of these synopses or the feedback from the judges, please share it with …

Video: Blockbuster Writers

Rarely will you see so much blockbuster power in one room. The topics of discussion: difficult directors, competing against each other, “insane” product placement and selling out. The tentpole scribes were brought together by The Hollywood Reporter. With thanks to Louise Lee Mei and Adrian Kok.