Well, not just yet… I have a lot to teach you first!
Hollywood is only looking for screenplays that are written in a very specific format (and I’m not talking about Courier 12pt or anything like that, not just that kind of formatting). Certain things need to happen within your story by very specific pages, and if you don’t know what those things are, well… You may finish your screenplay, but no one’s going to be optioning it!
But, don’t worry, I’m here to help! I’ll be giving away secrets that even professional writers/directors working in Hollywood today don’t even know!
Here’s a trick for you... The next time you are watching a movie, press pause 15 minutes in -
Continue watching and press pause like 5 or 10 minutes later. You probably know exactly what the movie’s about now, don’t you!?! Just 5 or 10 minutes is all that it took to go from being completely in-
How did I know what was going to happen in a random movie you were watching -
And today, I’m going to teach it to you!
I imagine you’ve come to this site because you want to write a screenplay? You’ve got a great idea, and you want to know how to turn that idea into an actual script. Before you start reading through this site -
It will be like holding up a ten-
There’s a question I always ask screenwriters I’m working with to quickly gauge their talent-
‘On what page of your script should the First Turning Point be?’
If you can’t answer the above question -
Yet, I’ve never seen a single online screenwriting tutorial that explains it. The most important thing screenwriters need to know, and no one tells them… Until today!
If you’re looking for scriptwriting software that’s free and yet still highly functional, I highly recommend CELTx. They have a range of paid services, but if you are just writing your own indie or spec screenplay, their free, cloud-
And, heck, you can even do it the old-
|No Writing Yet|
|The First Act|
|The Inciting Incident|
|The Supporting Cast|
|The First Turning-Point|
|The Second Act|
|The Love Story|
|Screenplay Page Counts|
|Everything is Looking Good!...|
|False-Victory or False-Defeat|
|The Pit of Despair|
|The Second Turning Point|
|The Third Act|
|All Is Not Lost|
|Wind It All Up|
|Wrapping Up Your Sub-Plots|
|The Final Battle|
|Actually Writing Your Script|
|Back to the Future|
|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them|
|T2 - Terminator 2|