How To Put Artificial Intelligence Into Your Screenplay

“The future is now!” may be a quote from The Cable Guy, but it’s a very true statement. By the time you finish reading it, we’ll be that much closer to autonomous cars and robot maids like Rosie in The Jetsons.  Alex Garland’s screenplay and subsequent movie Ex Machina feature a world in the not too distant future...
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Character Creation: Personality Core

The personality core, however, is much more complex and will fill up a large portion of the body of the character iceberg. The six basic areas include: Strengths and Weaknesses; Complexities; Emotions; Attitudes; Values; Unique Qualities and Quirks. Strengths and Weaknesses A character defined by only strengths or only weaknesses is...
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Character Creation: Specific Context

Once you have completed the general context of your character—knowing culture, location, time period and occupation—you must now begin to explore specificity within these elements.  This requires the next level of research, which again, involves drawing from your own life observations as well as developing unique, intricate attributes for your character.  Specific Context:
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