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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 2 Comments

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

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<i>Birdman</i> Beat Sheet

Birdman Beat Sheet

By on April 10, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 13 Comments

See how this unique script hits the beats.

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<i>Tommy Boy</i> Beat Sheet

Tommy Boy Beat Sheet

By on March 27, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 1 Comment

Screenwriters Bonnie and Terry Turner hit the beats beautifully.

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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
The Language of <i>Save the Cat!</i>®

The Language of Save the Cat!®

By on January 9, 2015 in Tips and Tactics, Today's Blog

Here are some key phrases to think about when you write.

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Success Stories

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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Another Jessica Brody Novel Going to Film!

Another Jessica Brody Novel Going to Film!

By on March 3, 2015 in Success Stories

Congrats to a Master Cat!

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Ratatouille Beat Sheet

By on March 20, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 4 Comments
<i>Ratatouille</i> Beat Sheet

Writer Brad Bird serves 15 tasty beats in a story that really cooks.

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The Babadook Beat Sheet

By on March 13, 2015 in Beat Sheet with 5 Comments
<I>The Babadook</I> Beat Sheet

Screenwriter Jennifer Kent has put a Monster in the House and it’s name is The Babadook.

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Star Trek (2009) Beat Sheet

By on March 6, 2015 in Beat Sheet
<i>Star Trek (2009)</i> Beat Sheet

The screenplay by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman hits the beats.

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