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Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Debate Beat in 12 Years a Slave

By on March 21, 2014 in About the Beats, Podcasts, Tools


Jose Silerio

Jose Silerio

Guy Thompson

Guy Thompson

Master Cat! Jose Silerio shows how the Debate beat in this year’s Best Picture Oscar® winner does exactly what it should, setting up the Theme Stated and telling the audience what this story is about: how Solomon Northrup will live… and not just merely survive. Listen to Jose and Guy Thompson get to the essence of 12 Years a Slave.

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Jose Silerio

About the Author

About the Author: José Silerio, a screenwriter who served as Blake Snyder’s Development Director, has been integral to the success of Blake’s workshops and classes as he worked alongside Blake schooling writers in the Cat! method. “José is my right-hand man when it comes to script consultations.”– Blake Snyder, Save the Cat!® Strikes Back – More Trouble for Writers to Get Into… and Out Of. .

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  1. Chris Neophytou says:

    Do you offer any on line classes? If yes please advise links to find such.

  2. Ian says:

    Are your podcasts available on iTunes for subscriptions?