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Allen James Roughton is the Stage 32 Script Services Coordinator, a screenwriter, reader and development researcher who has consulted on over 100 projects, scripts, books, comics and films and conducted research on life stories, exposés, professions and locations for development at major production companies. Full Bio »
Great Characters should have Great Introductions. Join us as we breakdown how characters are introduced in features and TV scripts including Star Wars, Fargo, The Good Place, Mad Men, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Arrested Development.
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We’re back in the Writers’ Room for the Breakdown with Laurie Ashbourne. We breakdown produced screenplays focusing on a different aspect of writing every webcast. Join us as Laurie breaks down the script of MULAN.
We will examine ways in which screenwriters tackle one of the most complex and difficult concepts in narrative storytelling, looking at projects like Edge of Tomorrow to discuss rules that are created, bent, and broken by writers.
We're back in the Writers Room this afternoon for The Breakdown Webcast with Development Executive at Cooke Media Group, Laura Woodworth! We breakdown produced screenplays focusing on a different aspect of writing every webcast.
If you hang a gun on the wall in the first act, it better go off. In this webast, we took a look at the "Chekhov's guns" in the Winchester of Shaun of the Dead, the rock hammer in Shawshank, the coins in In Bruge, and more!
Toph Eggers is a screenwriter and author with 15 years of experience as a working writer. He's had scripts optioned by Montecito Picture Company for Paramount Pictures. He is also the screenwriter of the Fox Searchlight project, "THE THREE NIGHT STAND".
Can you use long dialogue blocks effectively? Sure you can! We'll break down the rousing sales rally in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, the chilling call in TAKEN, the desperate video message in "Breaking Bad", and the moving speech from HIDDEN FIGURES.