The Breakdown Webcast: Breaking Down "The Queen's Gambit"

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We're back in the Writers' Room for the The Breakdown Webcast: Breaking Down "The Queen's Gambit" Pilot Script. "The Queen's Gambit" was watched by a staggering 62 million households in the first 28 days of release and won 15 awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Television Limited Series. During the webcast we break down the first episode of the series using excerpts of the book and the teleplay, as well as clips from the episode. Download Episode One of "The Queen's Gambit" by clicking here. During the webcast we discuss: The introduction and setup of the main and secondary characters The structure of Episode 1 and why it works perfectly to establish the foundation for the series How tone and theme are captured in Episode 1 Why THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT may be based on a novel, but the structure can be applied to any fiction pilot How to apply these principles to your own writing Full Bio »

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We're back in the Writers' Room for the The Breakdown Webcast: Breaking Down "The Queen's Gambit" Pilot Script. "The Queen's Gambit" was watched by a staggering 62 million households in the first 28 days of release and won 15 awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Television Limited Series.

During the webcast we break down the first episode of the series using excerpts of the book and the teleplay, as well as clips from the episode. Download Episode One of "The Queen's Gambit" by clicking here.

During the webcast we discuss:

  • The introduction and setup of the main and secondary characters
  • The structure of Episode 1 and why it works perfectly to establish the foundation for the series
  • How tone and theme are captured in Episode 1
  • Why THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT may be based on a novel, but the structure can be applied to any fiction pilot
  • How to apply these principles to your own writing

 

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We're back in the Writers' Room for the The Breakdown Webcast: Breaking Down "The Queen's Gambit" Pilot Script. "The Queen's Gambit" was watched by a staggering 62 million households in the first 28 days of release and won 15 awards, including the Golden Globe for Best Television Limited Series.

During the webcast we break down the first episode of the series using excerpts of the book and the teleplay, as well as clips from the episode. Download Episode One of "The Queen's Gambit" by clicking here.

During the webcast we discuss:

  • The introduction and setup of the main and secondary characters
  • The structure of Episode 1 and why it works perfectly to establish the foundation for the series
  • How tone and theme are captured in Episode 1
  • Why THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT may be based on a novel, but the structure can be applied to any fiction pilot
  • How to apply these principles to your own writing

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