Learn screenwriting by reexamining the movies you love! It’s fun and, with ScripTipps
screenplay study guides, it’s easy!
help aspiring screenwriters learn the craft of
screenwriting through in-depth analyses of select screenplays that
exhibit excellence in story structure, character development, and scene
construction. Each ScripTipps screenplay study guide analyzes one movie
and its story and screenplay in full, scene by scene, from beginning to
middle to end, gleaning useful and practical screenwriting tips along
This week, two outstanding titles join the ScripTipps
Ready for the remake of CARRIE
opening next week? Why not revisit the original first? Watch the Brian De Palma film online for free with Amazon Prime
. Download the Stephen King novel to your Kindle
. Then read the brand new detailed ScripTipps analysis
of Lawrence D. Cohen
's screenplay adaptation.
The 1976 screenplay for Carrie
features a two-act structure, a passive protagonist, a weak primary
antagonist, and a secondary antagonist who drives the plot. ScripTipps
takes a detailed look at how these non-standard elements worked,
uncovering dozens and dozens of practical screenwriting tips you can
apply to original scripts or adaptations in any genre.
Remember what movie won the Academy Award last year for Best Adapted screenplay?
examines the choices made by 2012 Oscar winners writer/director Alexander Payne
) and co-writers Nat Faxon
(Ben and Kate
) & Jim Rash
, The Writers' Room
) in adapting the novel THE DESCENDANTS by Kaui Hart Hemmings
, as well as the universally applicable screenwriting techniques they used to take their suffering protagonist (played by George Clooney
) on an emotional journey of self-discovery, closure, and healing.
ebooks are available now in Kindle format for an insanely low introductory price
, along with ScripTipps
for The Hangover
, Star Trek (2009)
, and Superman & Superman II
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