Scriptwriting Tips: Modifying the Screenplay

Scriptwriting Tips: Modifying the Screenplay

Screenplays are not Gospel So, the screenplay form as we know it today, if you hear from major screenplay writers or people who give tips on writing screenplays, is untouchable. One should always follow the script (pun intended). But why is that? What makes it so...
Scriptwriting Tips: Godzilla Resurgence

Scriptwriting Tips: Godzilla Resurgence

Godzilla is Back! So, it may seem strange to say that I am excited that Godzilla is back when the Gareth Edwards Godzilla came out in 2014, but to me, there is no Godzilla except those that are created by Japan via Toho studios. This year, Godzilla Resurgence is set...
Scriptwriting Tips: Remember Your Freedoms

Scriptwriting Tips: Remember Your Freedoms

Freedom of Expression is Easy to Take for Granted You know, in this time of turmoil as we debate and fight amongst ourselves, create fear, and consider who to vote for this November, whether it be Hilary, Trump, or Johnson, it’s easy to forget what basic...
Scriptwriting Tips: Writing a Real Love Story

Scriptwriting Tips: Writing a Real Love Story

Many many movies and books call themselves love stories. They are held up as a sort of idealistic image of what love can be, but I put it to you that these stories are nothing but fantasy. I think we all know that, right? We’re all adults here, and there’s...
Scriptwriting Tips: Story is About Character

Scriptwriting Tips: Story is About Character

This may seem like an obvious point, and yet, it so regularly gets ignored: if you don’t have compelling characters, you will not have a compelling story. It’s a complaint I have for many movie and TV franchises these days as many stories rely on character...