Jacob T. Swinney has put together a five minute video of the first and last frames of 55 different movies shown side by side. Black Snyder discusses the importance of the first and last images in his fifteen beats, and Swinney has shown in this video just how powerful those images can be in practice.... Continue Reading →
Erik Bork has gone through several of 2013's best films and has pinpointed which of Blake Snyder's ten genres each film fits into (the genres are from the books Save the Cat and Save the Cat Goes to the Movies). The movies run the gamut, ranging from Dude with a Problem to Buddy Love. The... Continue Reading →
If you've studied screenwriting at all, you've probably heard of Save the Cat, the book written by Blake Snyder with quippy, basic advice on how to write a screenplay. Not everyone is a fan of the late Snyder's approach, but those who like him LOVE him. Snyder is particularly famous for his Blake Snyder Beat... Continue Reading →
Blake Snyder Enterprises has announced the release of Save the Cat! Story Structure Software 3.0. I haven't tried this software yet... but it looks really cool.