Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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....
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...
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...
Subverting the Genre in The Conjuring – The Screenwriting Bit

Subverting Genre in The Conjuring – The Screenwriting Bit

Genre is one of the overriding reasons why people return to the cinema - they are looking for something new, something fresh, something they haven't seen before. So, too, are film producers, readers and agents....
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...