Save The Baby! On The Benefits Of The Three-Act Screenplay Structure

“Poor, poor three-act structure. So much to offer. So misunderstood”. Jennine Lanouette‘s article Save the baby!  is a first-class, badly needed statement on screenwriting.  It deals with the mental process of writing, the structure as a freeing tool and, the light and…

Ten Amazing Discussions On Screenwriting And Filmmaking From The Masters Of Cinema

A selection of very of talented film and TV makers talking about their craft. What could be better? The first video shows selected screenwriters discussing writing. My favourites? William Goldman (just a touch of him here, check William Goldman speaks for…

Save the Movie! The 2005 Screenwriting Book That’s Taken Over Hollywood — And Made Every Movie Feel The Same

Is Blake Snyder‘s Save the Cat to blame for the mediocrity of many Hollywood films? Known script blogger Erik Bork doesn’t think so. No wonder in the cloud tag of his blog Snyder’s name comes out so big.  But Peter Suderman…

Free Movie Scripts? No Problem.

Yes, reading scripts IS important. It’s a very different way of assessing their values and strengths (and weaknesses too). Here are some places where you can find free movie scripts: Sfy.ru,  Indiewire.com,  Simplyscripts.com,  Dailyscript.com,  Whatascript.com,  Script-o-rama.com,… And at Premiumbeat.com some links that you already know…