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Truby's Genre Secrets Audio Workshop: Masterpiece

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 

Masterpiece 

Techniques of Advanced Screenwriting

Do you believe in greatness? The only way to set yourself apart from all the other writers who want to succeed in the entertainment business is to create an original product. Hollywood sells individuality, packaged really well. In this business you are selling yourself, and writing the advanced screenplay is by far the best way to do it.

Writing a Masterpiece means creating complex characters, inventing your own story structures, tracking twisted moral arcs, and expressing the big themes. MASTERPIECE: TECHNIQUES OF ADANCED SCREENWRITING is filled with the most detailed professional techniques found in scripts like American Beauty, Forrest Gump, and Pulp Fiction. If you are serious about being a top professional writer, this course is a must.

Table of contents:

  • What is Masterpiece Screenwriting? 
  • The 8 Advanced Story Beats 
  • How to Create the Advanced Story World 
  • Worlds of Shame & Guilt 
  • Individualizing 7 Character Archetypes 
  • Creating the 4-Point Opposition 
  • The 5 Advanced Moral Arguments 
  • The Trick to the Advanced Battle 
  • Connecting Premise to Theme 
  • The 4 Advanced Story Shapes 
  • Myth-Drama Story Beats 
  • The 6 Myth Models 
  • Fairy Tale-Drama Story Beats 
  • Transcending Fantasy 
  • Transcending Drama Beats 
  • Advanced Comedy Story Beats 
  • True Stories 
  • Biography, Round & Chinese Boxes 
  • Key Rules for Storytellers 
  • Great Opening Scenes 
  • Scene Sectioning 
  • Great Closing Scenes 

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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.

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