March 3, 2016

2015 Winner for Best Picture – Spotlight

In what could be considered a mild surprise, Spotlight, a powerful film about The Boston Globe exposing years of sexual abuse by priests and the subsequent […]
February 25, 2016

The Act 2-Act 3 Transition: Three Reasons it Trips People Up

As screenwriters of varying experience and success, we’ve all heard over and over again about 3-Act structure. I’ve written about the importance of structure in this […]
January 27, 2016

Dean DuBlois on Screenwriting

Dean DuBlois has directed such memorable animated features as Lilo & Stitch, How To Train Your Dragon and How To Train Your Dragon 2. The following […]
January 25, 2016

Today’s Movie Quote – Sweet Smell of Success

“I’d hate to take a bite out of you. You’re a cookie filled with arsenic.” Screenplay by Clifford Odets & Ernest Lehman