Coffee Class Recap: Casablanca!

Coffee Class Recap: Casablanca!

Professor John Warren joined us for a special Coffee Class where we chatted about a major classic - Casablanca! One of John’s Classic Films, Casablanca was an early pioneer in the craft of screenwriting, and is a great film to study the emotional journey of Rick and...

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How to Get Your Script Read

How to Get Your Script Read

The majority of the work in screenwriting is crafting a compelling story and molding it into a fantastic screenplay, but what do you do when the script is ready to be read? Adam and Alexie worked through this topic on this week’s Coffee Class, so don’t forget to check...

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3 Examples of Great Scenes and How to Write Them

3 Examples of Great Scenes and How to Write Them

There’s no one way to write a good scene–every screenwriter has their own approach for how to showcase the action, and a big part of finding your unique screenwriting “voice” is through reading screenplays and trial and error. Not sure where to get started? Check out our FREE course Writing the Scene.

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How to Craft a Great Logline

A logline is the brief, one-line overview of a story used to explain the overarching narrative in as few words as possible. These are used in the industry by producers and executives trying to find their next project, but also in the normal world, to give audiences a...

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Screenwriting and Story Books in My Office

This is going to be a continually updated list of my top screenwriting and story books. Specifically, the ones in my office—you'll see them behind my head in our course videos. Note that these links are affiliate links. We make a small commission if you use them!...

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