by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Sometimes the most profound and powerful storytelling lessons come from real life. In the upcoming documentary, I’ll Push You, the story is built around two men trying to get from point A to point B — a classic story. Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have been lifelong friends.
by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: one of the biggest pitfalls about being an un-optioned screenwriter is the plethora of ways that you can spend money in pursuit of your dream. Coverage, contests, conferences, courses, coaches, consultants, and other things that start with
by Tim Long (@ScreenplayStory) With over twenty-five years of professional story development and screenwriting experience, and nearly two decades of teaching screenwriting at the MFA level, I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate on hundreds of screenplays and films. During my career, hands down the most common problem I see in
by Tim Long (@ScreenplayStory) If you analyze screenplays and films you are bound to find commonalities that exist among the ones that are successful and the ones that aren’t. A consistent commonality I see time and time again is that of character. In particular, there are three ubiquitous yet distinguishing