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Save the Cat!® Podcast: Does Change Have to Be Transformation?

Save the Cat!® Podcast: Does Change Have to Be Transformation?

By on November 7, 2014 in Podcasts, Tools with 1 Comment

A conversation about the heroes of Fury, The Wrestler, and WALL-E.

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A Tip from Our Workshops: Do You Need a Double Bump?
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat

Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat

By on October 24, 2014 in Podcasts, Tools with 0 Comments

What is your antagonist’s goal?

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A Tip from Our Workshops: Are You Spidering?

Beat Sheets

<i>Big Hero 6</i> Beat Sheet

Big Hero 6 Beat Sheet

By on November 28, 2014 in Beat Sheet with 0 Comments

Disney really knows how to structure stories that resonate.

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<i>Liar Liar</i> Beat Sheet

Liar Liar Beat Sheet

By on November 14, 2014 in Beat Sheet with 0 Comments

See how one of Jim Carrey’s best movies hits the beats.

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<i>Fury</i> Beat Sheet

Fury Beat Sheet

By on October 31, 2014 in Beat Sheet with 1 Comment

The breakdown of David Ayer’s captivating motion picture.

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<i>Gone Girl</i> Beat Sheet

Gone Girl Beat Sheet

By on October 15, 2014 in Beat Sheet with 11 Comments

The hit movie asks primal questions of a marriage.

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The <i>Save the Cat!® Strikes Back</i> Audiobook Is Now on Sale

The Save the Cat!® Strikes Back Audiobook Is Now on Sale

By on November 21, 2014 in Today's Blog with 4 Comments

The audiobook is available on a usb flashdrive, a 5-CD set, and as a download.

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When All Is Lost, Your Story Succeeds

When All Is Lost, Your Story Succeeds

By on October 17, 2014 in About the Beats, Today's Blog with 1 Comment

See how a powerful All Is Lost beat connects to your audience.

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<i>Gratitude & Trust</i>… and Blake

Gratitude & Trust… and Blake

By on September 26, 2014 in Today's Blog

No one knew Blake as well as his lifelong friend, Tracey Jackson.

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What You See Is Who You Get: POV in Script-To-Book Adaptations

What You See Is Who You Get: POV in Script-To-Book Adaptations

By on September 19, 2014 in Novel Writing, Today's Blog with 1 Comment

How to translate what the camera sees to what each character in your novel experiences.

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Success Stories

David Kauffman’s <i>The One I Wrote For You</i> Opens This Week

David Kauffman’s The One I Wrote For You Opens This Week

By on December 3, 2014 in Success Stories with 1 Comment

Using Save the Cat!, David Kauffman writes about the process — from development to editing.

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Upright Citizens Brigade Uses <i>Save the Cat!</i> in Movie Cram II

Upright Citizens Brigade Uses Save the Cat! in Movie Cram II

By on November 19, 2014 in Success Stories with 0 Comments

Read the New York Times article.

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Justin Simien Uses <i>Save the Cat!</i>

Justin Simien Uses Save the Cat!

By on October 21, 2014 in Success Stories with 0 Comments

STC helped the director of Dear White People.

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We’re on a Great Disney List

We’re on a Great Disney List

By on October 18, 2014 in Success Stories

Save the Cat! is recommended reading.

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Michael Wiese Productions – Buy Filmmaking Books with a Special STC! Discount

By on November 16, 2014 in Pals with 0 Comments
Michael Wiese Productions – Buy Filmmaking Books with a Special STC! Discount

Purchase books from our friends at mwp, the publishers of Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies and many of the most highly regarded filmmaking books — with a 25% discount.

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Final Draft

By on October 23, 2014 in Pals with 0 Comments
Final Draft

Our development partner, Final Draft, Inc. strives to educate, advance, and celebrate the scriptwriter with a suite of offerings that include software, services, publications, and events.

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Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Handle Your Hero’s Wants & Needs

By on October 3, 2014 in Podcasts, Tools
Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Handle Your Hero’s Wants & Needs

What are your hero’s needs?

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