SO YOU WANT TO BE A
It all begins on the page. Almost every filmmaker has considered writing a screenplay. It looks so easy right? The stories of Shane Black and Max Landis get seven figures for their spec scripts lure in bright-eyed screenwriters into the business. They question is should you write a screenplay?
If you have a story to tell do it but you need to learn how. Structure, dialog, character, the hero's journey, three-act structure, research and more. I've written a few screenplays in my day but I am by no means a guru. That's why I interview professional screenwriters, script consultants, and gurus to ask them the question you want answered.
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FIGHT CLUB WRITER JIM UHLS
I've spoken to many screenwriters during the production of the IFH Podcast. Jim Uhls, the screenwriter behind David Fincher's Fight Club is one of my personal favorites. Jim drops so many knowledge bombs it is hard to keep track.
If you are a beginning screenwriter or even a seasoned professional this interview really breaks down the screenwriting process. Jim insight is truly invaluable. Take a listen and make sure you wait for the part that Jim tells beginning screenwriters how to write a screenplay. Pure GOLD!