The 25 Most Iconic Character Descriptions in Film History

The 25 Most Iconic Character Descriptions in Film History

How do you write a character description in a screenplay? It's a simple question, with a seemingly simple answer, right?...
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How to Write a Great Logline: 3 Questions Every Logline Needs to Answer

How to Write a Great Logline: 3 Questions Every Logline Needs to Answer

A great logline might just be the most important part of your script. In fact, this one sentence can determine...
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How to Write a Montage: 3 Easy Ways to Format Your Script

How to Write a Montage: 3 Easy Ways to Format Your Script

Writing a montage scene is a tricky task for most screenwriters. They're often torn between the need to push the...
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Rocky

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Rocky

How does Rocky follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown? Welcome to another installment of our new series A Hero's Journey Breakdown...
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Top Gun

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Top Gun

How does Top Gun follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown? Welcome to another installment of our new series A Hero's Journey...
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The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Stand By Me

The Hero’s Journey Breakdown: Stand By Me

How does Stand By Me follow Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey breakdown? Welcome to another installment of our new series A Hero's...
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