Lesson #1: SCRIPTWRITING
Step By Step
d) CREATING YOUR STORY
Handle Every Story Idea
Like a Dog Would
If You Can't Eat It Or Play With It
Just Pee On It And Walk Away
CREATING YOUR STORY
1) The Givens
2) Location! Location!
3) Finding Inspiration For Your Characters
4) Developing Character Profiles
5) Genre, Theme, (3) Act Story Structure
6) Creating Your Story
7) Help Developing Your Writing Discipline
'CREATING YOUR STORY'
IS DIVIDED INTO (7) SECTIONS
EACH WITH EXERCISES
FOR YOU TO COMPLETE
It's fine to glance over all the sections first. But you won't understand the lesson if you don't take time to do the exercises! Recommended: Do just one section / exercise per study session and really think about it.
THIS IS NORMALLY A SEMESTER LONG CLASS!
Before you go on, did you do:
YOU DON'T START LEARNING
BY LOOKING FOR A WIN!
So if you've got a Big Idea for a film,
put it aside (for now)!
'Cause we're going Early Hollywood!