Writing the Spec Screenplay
At a Glance
In this how-to video, story consultant Anthony Grieco helps writers first determine their theme and then tell their story with a distinct voice. By examining each Act separately, Grieco showcases how you can walk your characters through the four quadrants of your story and create a story arc easily understood by the audience.
In this how-to video, you’ll learn:
- Why every lead character is an orphan and how to make that clear in your writing
- How to write characters that showcase your theme
- How to cross your A story and B story for the climax of your screenplay
This how-to video will help you develop your theme and write scripts in which provocative characters carry that theme throughout the story. Following the 3-Act structure and placing the focus on what you want to say about the world, Anthony walks you through developing a screenplay that sells.
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Meet the Author: Anthony Grieco
Anthony Grieco attended the University of Toronto where he majored in English and minored in Film. Upon graduating, he attended Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City and went on to star in over 50 television commercials and episodic programs.
Anthony is currently developing a drama with Clint Eastwood; Buffalo Gals are producing his romantic comedy MADE IN ITALY as an Italian-Canadian co-production with Jonathan Sobol directing in early 2015.
Anthony has completed ten feature film scripts and two TV pilots. Two of his scri...