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Video: Save The Cat

If you’ve heard of Blake Snyder but never read any of his books, you might wonder what that Save The Cat phrase really is about. Using four examples of STC moments, Steve White explains clearly and simply how to set up the hero’s core of redeemability. The four movies are: Aladdin, Sea Of Love, Heist and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Stop digging: Holy Grail found!

This may well be the best you will find on screenwriting this year. Thanks to Mystery Man & crew, we have access to the minds of Lucas, Spielberg and Kasdan at the time they were putting together the story elements of Raiders of the Lost Ark. Not only will you find a link to the transcription of the story meeting, … Read More