Writing Tension in Screenplays: Learn from 10 NAIL-BITING Scenes

Writing Tension, Mission Impossible

Writing Tension: The Difference Between Shock and Suspense Take an ordinary scene where for five minutes three people are sitting around a table talking about their day. Suddenly, BOOM! A …

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Political Thrillers vs Political Dramas: What Are the KEY Differences?

Bodyguard Political Thriller

While shows such as The Crown and House of Cards have been recent hits, political thrillers and political dramas have been around since the dawn of storytelling. After all, Shakespeare …

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Genre Mashup: 10 Vital Steps to Nailing a Mix of Genres in Your Screenplay

Brazil Genre Mashup

Genre mashups, also known as cross-genres or hybrid genres, are commonly found in many art forms – film, music or literature. It’s when an artist combines two or more genres …

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Looking to the Future: How Video Game Logic Can Enhance Your Screenplay

Source Code - Video Game Logic

This article will delve into the dynamic world of video games and video game logic. Many video games have been translated on-screen into video game movies, and the line between …

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How To Write a Captivating Love Triangle: The ULTIMATE Guide

Hunger Games Love Triangle

How To Write a Love Triangle This article will offer some key pointers on that most time-trodden (and wildly successful) cinematic device – the love triangle – and hopefully assist those …

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15 Electric Danny Boyle Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers

Danny Boyle Quotes

Forever Changing: 15 Danny Boyle Quotes for Writers and Filmmakers His mother had plans for him to go into the priesthood. But Danny Boyle left the path of Catholicism and …

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OPINION: The Key to a Great Genre Hybrid

Genre hybrid

A genre hybrid, a cross between two or more genres, can be a boon. It’s giving the audience something familiar, tapping into genre conventions, but also fresh. However, it can …

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