Join Mark Tapio Kines for an in-depth discussion in this video Your story's event, in all its glory, part of Screenwriting Fundamentals.
We have now come full circle, back to that very first sticky note you filled out, your event. …Now, there's a saying that once you get going, sometimes your story starts writing itself. …It doesn't always happen, but a logical scene-to-scene progression can become evident as you lay out your script. …During this course, you may have had to go back to your event now and then, adjusting …it to fit your ever-changing story line. …On the other hand, you may have already had a clear idea of your script's direction from …the get-go, and you didn't have to change your event at all. …In either case, that's fantastic because the point is that you have done it. …You have successfully turned your movie idea into an actual story. …Now, if your event no longer strikes you as a proper finale for the narrative you have been …constructing, you're free to change it. …You also might want to do this if your event doesn't match the tone of your script. …For instance, let's say that your original event was that your protagonist dies at the …
AuthorMark Tapio Kines
- Finding the drama in your story idea
- Structuring your story into three acts
- Defining your protagonist's short-term and long-term goals
- Creating obstacles for your characters
- Understanding the importance of suspense
- Timing your plot twists
- Formatting your script
- Registering for a copyright
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. You've Got an Idea, Now What?
2. Laying the Foundations for Your Story
3. Act One: The Buildup
4. Act Two: The Adventure
5. Act Three: The Resolution
How should act three open?2m 57s
6. Screenplay Fundamentals
7. Clearing the Legal Hurdles
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