This narrative model has existed since Greek tragedies were written and is fundamentally rooted in what the majority of people find enjoyable to watch. It’s a method of arranging a story’s main plot points, or beats, into relatable and engaging moving parts.
You are more than just your title.
Have you ever heard that saying? It’s a nice sentiment, right? Now, let’s apply it to screenwriting:
Your title page is more than just your screenplay’s title.
That’s better! While the cover page of a script does include a title, there’s a whole slew of other details and formatting technicalities to consider. Let’s dig in.
Ah, the logline: the chihuahua of screenwriting.
Much like these gorgeous, yappy dogs, a logline is a tiny creature that contains the energy of a much bigger beast. It’s your screenplay’s boiled-down essence – its life force.
When it comes to creating unique a character voice, everything I know about human interaction seems to fly out the window. Sometimes, I don’t even know how I would say something, let alone how the fictional people that exist only in my head would say it.