Irony and Thematic Metaphor in Elysium - the screenwriting bit

Irony and Thematic Metaphor in Elysium – The Screenwriting Bit

Irony can be found in all stories, both great and small, successful or not, and should be shown through the actions of the characters and plot. In fact, ask any professional writer to give one...
conflict in the screenplay story

Conflict in your Screenplay Story

So what the hell is conflict in a story?Conflict is the one component of your screenplay or novel that you must get right above all others. Character, structure, plot and theme are all meaningless if your story...
Story Theme of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

Story Theme of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

THEME IN A FICTION STORY is why writers write. It represents the subject that they are passionate about, whether it's something as uplifting as love conquers all or as downbeat as there's no winners in life....
Character Goals and Obstacles in The Revenant - The Screenwriting Bit

Character Goals and Obstacles in The Revenant – The Screenwriting Bit

Character goals and goal obstacles in the craft of storytelling make up the core of any narrative and form the basic webbing of its structure, so let's analyse these story elements in The Revenant.Character goals and obstacles are...
Screenwriting books you must read

Screenwriting Books You Must Read

Screenwriting how-to books are many and the choice is painful, but here at Film Rave we've reduced your pain. We've listed the books we think you must read in order to get a firm understanding...
The Inciting Incident in The Martian: The Screenwriting Bit

The Inciting Incident in The Martian: The Screenwriting Bit

What is the inciting incident and how can learning to efficiently develop it improve your story? Let's see what lessons can be learned from The Martian's excellent screenplay. The inciting incident is one of two huge...