Month: January 2013

Mythbusting 101 Revisited

Adam revisits his first advice column for unrepresented screenwriters. Does he still agree with everything he wrote four years ago? Has the industry changed in this short period of time? Listen to find out! Also, Adam gives a quick introduction of the 2012 Blacklist, a topic that will be covered in future episodes. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 48:21 — 44.3MB) |...

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Screenwriting Analysis – Truby’s Six Character Arcs

In the world of screenwriting, everyone throws around “character arc” and “hero’s journey” but can these terms be broken down into simple categories? AdamĀ jumps into the greatest screenwriting information he’s come across: John Truby’s breakdown of the six character arcs found in Hollywood Cinema. Adam uses STAR WARS Episodes 1-3 and THE GODFATHER TRILOGY plus recent examples to discuss these categories. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:34 — 32.7MB) |...

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Interview w/ Producer & Screenwriter Chris Darling

In this quick interview, Adam chats with writer/producer Chris Darling. Chris set up two tentpole properties at Warner Bros. in 2012 (including the PERRY MASON reboot with Robert Downey Jr.) and has a new company that specializes in creating visual brochures or “leave behinds” for creatives to use when pitching. Chris came to Hollywood in the early 1990’s and talks about how the system has changed since then for working screenwriters. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:50 — 18.2MB) |...

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