10 Steps to a Bulletproof Story Outline
Structure is just about everything in a screenplay. Your story outline is the blueprint for your movie. Therefore, it’s crucial that your outline is solid. Producers and story executives may labor over an outline for months before they “allow” the writer to go off and write a draft. As you work on your original screenplay, you may have to assume the role of all those other people in the room. It is up to you to make sure you are absolutely ready to write a solid draft. Having a systematic and thorough approach to assessing story outlines can save time in the actual writing process and be a creative adventure.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
• How to carefully envision the movie in your story outline (beat sheet)
• A system to ensure you are covering all fundamental elements in your script
• The 15 most important questions to ask yourself about the story outline
• How to quickly (and effectively) revise and strengthen your beat sheet
WHO LISTEN ATTEND?
• Beginning screenwriters
• Intermediate screenwriters
• Advanced-professional screenwriters
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- Date available: 03/13/2012
- Publication date: 03/13/2012
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Meet the Author: Tom Benedek
Tom Benedek wrote the screenplay for Cocoon, The Adventures of Pinocchio, and other films. In addition to teaching the craft of screenwriting, Tom has interviewed dozens of agents, managers, production execs, working screenwriters for his Network Hollywood class at ScreenWritingMasterClass.com. He has written screenplays for Robert Zemeckis, Lawerence Kasdan, Lili Fini Zanuck and Richard Zanuck, David Brown, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Sydney Pollack, Richard Rush, Harold Ramis, Lauren Schuler Donner and Richard Donner, Ray Stark, and many more.
He is a member of the Writers’ Guild of America, West and the Writers’ Branch of the Academy of Moti...