by Fin Wheeler Even the most experimental, non-linear screenplay has structure. No screenwriter simply types a hundred one-page scenes and then throws them up in the air in front of the reader. We order our scenes, and there’s (hopefully) meticulous reasoning behind the choices we make. The reader/viewer is given information in the first scene,... Continue Reading →
Do all good screenplays fit the paradigm? Yes. But that does not make them good screenplays, or good movies. The paradigm is a form, not a formula.