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Truby's Blockbuster 6.0 Genre Add-on Libraries: Comedy

At a Glance

  • Genre add-on for Truby’s Blockbuster software
  • Provides 7-Keys and 22-Steps along with popular story examples
  • Lets you focus on the specific elements of your chosen genre

Comedy

Our Comedy Software takes you beyond being funny to writing a professional script that builds its humor all the way to the end. Comedy is the single most successful story form.  

But one reason comedy is so difficult is that it has at least eight different structures, each with very different story beats. 

If you approach comedy as a professional, you can become of the few writers to work steadily in this popular form.                                              

Truby’s COMEDY SOFTWARE ADD-ON connects seamlessly to the main Blockbuster program and shows you all the secrets of a successful movie comedy while you write. Special maps help you flesh out the elements of your unique comedy. From comedy premise to comic structures to comic lines and openings, this software helps you weave all the elements that make an original, uniquely funny comedy story.

Story Beats: apply all the specialized Story Beats for the Comedy Genre. Make sure you hit nightmares, opponents and the new community at the end, among other comedy beats.

Specialized Maps: use the unique Character and Growth Maps to create strong heroes and opponents.

Comedy Class: learn all the professional techniques from Truby’s Comedy Class, organized and available when and where you need it most.

4 Story Examples: solve any story problems using four special Comedy Story Examples.

15 key story beats of all great comedy stories:

  • Structure steps for the 8 major comedy genres
  • The 9 best comic character types
  • Character Map
  • Nightmare sequences in great comedy
  • Comedy errors and how to avoid them
  • 10 Keys to great comedy
  • Action comedy beats
  • Buddy picture beats
  • Traveling angel beats
  • Romantic comedy beats
  • Satire, farce & black comedy beats
  • Gag setups & payoffs
  • The 4 big comic themesEssential comedy forms
  • Transcending the comedy story

BONUS MOVIE EXAMPLES:   Little Miss Sunshine, Tootsie, Ghostbusters, City Slickers

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Your satisfaction is our top priority. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please return the item(s) for an exchange or refund within 30 days from the purchase date, unless otherwise noted on the product page.

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Please include a completed Return Form with your shipment. Refunds take up to one week to process once we have received the item(s).

Software returns must be deactivated and uninstalled from your computer before a refund may be issued. Please contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance uninstalling or deactivating your software.

The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Author: John Truby

John Truby is Hollywood’s premiere story consultant and founder of Truby’s Writers Studio. He has worked as a story consultant and script doctor for Disney Studios, Sony Pictures, FOX, and HBO, among others, and has taught his 22-Step Great Screenwriting and Genre classes to over 40,000 students worldwide.

$79.00