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<i>Jaws</i> Beat Sheet

Jaws Beat Sheet

By on June 19, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 7 Comments

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Spielberg classic, which premiered on June 20, 1975, we present this tasty breakdown.

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<I>The Conversation</I> Beat Sheet

The Conversation Beat Sheet

By on May 22, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 5 Comments

The beats of the winner of the esteemed Palme d’Or in 1974.

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<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> Beat Sheet

Avengers: Age of Ultron Beat Sheet

By on May 8, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 1 Comment

See how writer/director Joss Whedon hits the beats.

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<i>Whiplash</i> Beat Sheet

Whiplash Beat Sheet

By on April 24, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 3 Comments

Writer/Director Damien Chazelle’s timing is perfect as he hits the beats.

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Blog

How to Please Others But Still Be True to Your Work

How to Please Others But Still Be True to Your Work

By on May 15, 2015 in Today's Blog with 0 Comments

A writer/director turns an obstacle into an opportunity.

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The Ten Commandments of Screenwriting Excellence

The Ten Commandments of Screenwriting Excellence

By on February 20, 2015 in Today's Blog

We must do better. And we can.

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How the Cat Saved the Dragon

How the Cat Saved the Dragon

By on February 13, 2015 in About the Beats, Today's Blog

Dean DeBlois talks about Blake Snyder’s influence on his process.

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Jose Silerio, Ingmar Bergman and Teaching <i>Save the Cat!</i> Structure in Sweden

Success Stories

First Look at the Cover of J.J. Austrian’s Book!

First Look at the Cover of J.J. Austrian’s Book!

By on June 2, 2015 in Success Stories with 0 Comments

STC‘s very own John “J.J.” Austrian has a children’s picture book in the publishing pipeline.

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Bess Wohl Sells TV Pilot to ABC… and More!

Bess Wohl Sells TV Pilot to ABC… and More!

By on May 19, 2015 in Success Stories with 0 Comments

Two off-Broadway shows make for a busy spring for our friend.

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Andrew Mittman Exec-Producing New Bryan Singer Project
Al Rodriguez Up for a Saturn Award

Al Rodriguez Up for a Saturn Award

By on March 4, 2015 in Success Stories

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series has been nominated for a Saturn Award.

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Consultations and Coverage

Save the Cat!® for Novelists – Personal Consultations

By on February 28, 2015 in Consultations & Analysis, Novel Writing
Save the Cat!® for Novelists – Personal Consultations

Using Blake Snyder’s beat sheet, she’s sold 11 books. Now Jessica Brody wants to help you.

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Other Recent Posts

Final Draft and Save the Cat!® Team Up to Inspire Writers

By on June 5, 2015 in About the Beats, Genre with 3 Comments
Final Draft and Save the Cat!® Team Up to Inspire Writers

Final Draft customers have said again and again that Save the Cat! Beat Sheets help them organize their script ideas into an accessible structure. Now STC! templates are part of Final Draft 9.

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Birdman Beat Sheet

By on April 10, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 13 Comments
<i>Birdman</i> Beat Sheet

See how this unique script hits the beats.

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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Birdman and Its Genre

By on April 3, 2015 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: <i>Birdman</i> and Its Genre

The genre of this Academy Award® winner is Rites of Passage.

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