4 Tips for Great Screenwriting

It’s summer, let’s review! Screenwriting is hard work.  Especially when sunshine and warm weather outside beckon.  If you don’t love the writing process, it’s hard to stay focused.  Applying your imagination, creativity and patience on a daily basis requires discipline and determination. It can be a lonely pursuit.  Sometimes no more lonely then when you’re … More 4 Tips for Great Screenwriting

Structure Breakdowns: “Whiplash.”

Another Academy Award winning movie written and directed by Damien Chazelle is one of my favorites: Whiplash.  A vicious game of psychological warfare between a talented pupil and psychotic teacher transforms into a fascinating character study and a meditation on what it takes to achieve artistic greatness. LOGLINE: Plagued by the failed writing career of his … More Structure Breakdowns: “Whiplash.”