In this week’s round-up brought to us by ScriptMag.com, learn how the hit television series “24” was developed and soon influenced contemporary events in America and beyond. Plus, movie reviews, when to abandon a current work in progress to start a new idea, and how to handcraft theme.
Understanding Screenwriting: Art Isn’t Easy
Problems of screenwriting in two films, In the Heights and Da 5 Bloods, and solutions in one television series, "Big Sky."
Reel Impact: Movies and TV that Changed History - “24,” Jack Bauer, and the Torture Lie
History is written and rewritten in films and on TV. Frank Deese pulls back the curtain on the beginnings of the hit television series "24" and how it soon influenced contemporary events in America and beyond.
Ask the Coach: Help! Do I Abandon My Current Script for a New Idea?
In this installment of "Ask the Coach," Jenna Avery answers a pre-submitted question about when to abandon a current work-in-progress to tackle a new idea.
Breaking & Entering: Pizza and Creating Delicious Story Part 2: Theme Makes It Savory
Hungry to discover how to write a screenplay that is unique to you? Barri Evins shares a recipe for cooking up a story that tastes delicious to you and to your audience based on … pizza! Handcraft your story layer-by-layer, plus insights from A-List writers on how they create flavorful and distinctive stories. Topped off by a Writers' Workout to strengthen your own delectable voices.