If you are just about to embark on a screenwriting adventure, it’s crucial to know the right screenplay structure. The script structure for film and TV is very different to theatre screenplay. If you send your finished manuscript in the wrong format to anyone in… Read more
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How to Build/Create Your Character’s Bible?
Building a characters’ bible is always optional and not an essential element of the screenwriting process that could ever stop you from getting started on your script. Not every screenwriter creates the characters’ bible, just like not every screenwriter works with an outline or a… Read more
What Is the Theme of Your Story?
Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. The protagonists’ stakes and obstacles give the audience the reasons to care for the story and the hero, while the theme depicts what the story is really about. In screenwriting, the theme adds another dimension to the story. As… Read more
Until There Is Drama, There Is No Film
Disclaimer: This post might contain affiliate links. For the story to work dramatically, all the screenplay elements (stakes, external antagonist or obstacles, intimate opponent, actions the characters take or avoid taking) need to be visible for the audience from the start of the film. The… Read more
Logical Characters Aren’t Dramatically Interesting
Disclosure: some of the links in this article are affiliated with Amazon. We all know that our protagonist needs to have an antagonist and/or obstacles to take action and reach the goals they set themselves to achieve. However, since life and real people are complicated,… Read more