Best of the Web 6 Oct

Story & Structure :: How Screenwriting Style Changed Movies :: Struggling to Conquer the Dreaded Act Two? :: 3 Ways To Write Characters That Your Mom Can Be Proud :: Screenplay Review – Bait :: Screenplay Review – Robocop (2014) :: Amateur Friday – Vostok Script Perfection :: What We’ve Learned So Far :: What We Can Learn From Five … Read More

Best of the Web 9 Dec

Story & Structure :: Can New Story Ideas Thrive? :: Analyses of ‘Dexter’ – S07E07 :: Break Into Act Two and Shrek Script Perfection :: Just Because You Don’t Like It, Doesn’t Mean it’s a Bad Script! :: Beware of Tonal Mismatching :: Killing Them Softly: What Went Wrong :: Neil Gaiman’s Advice to Aspiring Artist: You Are Unique :: … Read More

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Three or Four?

A properly structured screenplay must have three acts… Or four? I have said before that the model you use to improve your screenwriting is your own choice. At the end of the day it is all academic. Whatever works for you. The Dept Revisited – A rerun of the best of the Story Dept. A few things to consider before … Read More