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Truby's Genre Secrets Audio Workshop: Action

From the writers, directors and producers of Shrek to Sleepless in Seattle to Star Wars, Truby's screenwriting courses have trained some of the top players in Hollywood today. Truby's audio and video screenwriting courses will teach you hundreds of screenwriting techniques that will allow you to compete with the best.

All together, Truby's courses total in over 14 hours of audio and 8 hours of video and focus on the 22 building blocks of every script. These screenwriting courses will take you from beginning to end in the development process of your script idea.

"Truby's Story Structure Class is a totally new system.... a course that allows a writer to succeed in the fiercely competitive climate of Hollywood." American Film Institute Magazine 

Action 

Action is what film was invented for. Action is the epic hero, the one who changes a nation, who wins the day, who succeeds in life.

The ACTION COURSE shows you exactly how to write the most highly choreographed of all movie genres, including such classic hits as Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, and The Terminator. This live seminar covers every aspect of this audience favorite, from the various action heroes to all the beats of the major action story forms. Don't miss this detailed blueprint for success.

Table of contents:

  • How Action Works 
  • What to Watch Out For 
  • The 11 Action Story Beats 
  • The 5 Action Archetypes 
  • Creating the Great Action Hero 
  • Creating the Perfect Nemesis 
  • Game Plan & The Trick to Plot 
  • Principles of Combat Strategy 
  • Sequencing the Fight Techniques 
  • The 3 Thematic Sequences 
  • Techniques of a Great Battle 
  • The 3 Best Action Endings 
  • Myth, Epic, Epic Love & War 
  • Suicide Mission, Sports & Action Comedy 
  • The Buddy Picture 
  • Fish Out of Water 
  • Transcending Action 
  • Openings & Fight Scenes
  • Chases, Sparring & Dialogue 

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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.

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