Scene Structure With Aaron And Gust

Yesterday I said something about that Aaron Sorkin Masterclass, and told you where the master learned his craft. Today we’ll learn about scene structure from my favourite Sorkin scene. And you’ll be surprised, as you may have missed it. Sometimes I watch a movie and a week later I have forgotten everything, except for one single scene. Do you have that, too? Invariably, this happens more … Read More


Aaron Sorkin Master Class: Do It! [not for the reason you think]

If I see the face of Aaron Sorkin one more time in my Facebook feed or in a newsletter, I’m going to punch my laptop. Okay, he is among the most interesting screenwriters alive. In fact, he wrote the one scene I study the most with students in my own screenwriting classes. In exactly three minutes, that scene shows Sorkin’s … Read More

[Video]: Dialogue with Aaron Sorkin

In a candid DP30 interview, screenwriter and showrunner Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The Newsroom, The West Wing, Charlie Wilson’s War) discusses what he saw in The Social Network’s script, his creative process, and the art of dialogue. If you liked this, check out more videos about screenwriting or filmmaking. And if you know of a great video on Screenwriting, … Read More