Due: Feb 15 -You will need to address three questions (one from each part below).
What other critics say about how to handle “film baggage” … (read more)
Writing is a challenge to many, and yet a gift to others. Where do you fall within that scale? …(READ MORE)
We will continue offer tips and thoughts throughout the semester on critiquing film and writing reviews.
Did you know that there is more to story-genre than comedy, drama, horror … (READ MORE)
Gustav Freytag was a German novelist from the Nineteenth century who explored formulas in stories and novels (well before Blake Snyder and his “Save the Cat” series), and he found that similar narrative patterns existed (READ MORE)
As we’ve explored character, the inciting incident, the story question and conflict this chapter, we’ve come to a better understanding about the hero’s journey, and how to evaluate character arc. Sure, we’ve looked at the character’s goal and quest, but we must also examine the character’s need. This need, is the internal story of the…
Conflict must exist … or the story isn’t engaging (Read more)
This guide should assist you in understanding and exploring the “Hero’s Journey” and should help with your semester project
What makes a hero? You may be one, and not even know it …(Read more)
We have several topics to cover this week – Scriptwriting, story and exploration of character …
For your personal film journal this week, I want you to explore your personal film baggage in more detail.