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Welcome to Award Winning Scripts!
Award winning scripts have many of the same attributes across the spectrum of screenplay genres...from fairy tales to crime/dramas. The scripts- contain memorable characters, make people laugh, make people cry, entertain with witty dialogue, and all within today's screenplay structure.
Fascinating Backdrop, Secret World, one-of-a-kind, True Picture, Chilling Truth, Life of a Hoodlum, Low-life, Teeming with..., Transforms..., Revives..., Riveting, Life in a World you've never known, Packed with Vivid Detail, Fascinating Detail, Lifting the Veil, Escape into the world of gangsters, There's no covering, That's nothing anyone should see (endure), Details of the crime, Remarkably indicative, it goes hand in hand, they equate justice with vondication, did they get a fair shake, just as guilty.
Structure, Scenes, FlashBacks, FlashForwards, Red Herrings, Foreshadowing, Gold Coins...Lots of tools that a crafty screenwriter can use to entertain, evoke emotions, and HURL THE AUDIENCE INTO THE ACTION.
Dickens- Make 'me Laugh. Make 'em Cry. Make 'em Wait.
Create Mood. Create Fell. Create Emotions. Create Images.
Turn Dry History into Vivid DETAILS.
Supply the Facts & Let the Readers FEEL their EMOTIONS.
IMMERSE the Reader into Your Story.
Seeing, Listening, Smelling, Feeling- is Believing.
Show a MORAL to The Story.
Show a THEME.
Show Lessons that REVERBERATE to Today.
TEACH a little about SUCCESS and FAILURE in LIFE.
GRAB their ATTENTION.
HOLD their ATTENTION.
USE Different ANGLES to Describe. Aerial, Ground, Dynamic.
Let The Narrator Be the ON-SITE CAMERA.
1) Must be LEADER and GUIDE through the world.
2) NARRATOR must have AUTHORITY & EXPERTISE.
3) NARRATOR be APPEALING and REVEALING.
1) Must SHOW VALUES, BELIEFS, BEHAVIOR, POSSESSIONS
2) What do They WEAR, DRIVE, QUIRKS.
3) How they SPEAK. When they SPEAK. What they SPEAK ABOUT.
1) CHARACTER must TRANSFORM through REVELATION.
STRUCTURE & OUTLINE
How Does The Leads Life Change because of The Drama?
Type of Work: Contemporary Drama; Allegorical
Setting: Los Diablos, CA ;Sodomorra, CA; Bethesda, CA; The year 2000
1) Age - 75
2) Physical appearance- Use a photo collage, old, overweight
3) Mannerisms- Speaking, Listening, Eating, Moving, Laughing, Facial expressions, Loud, Forceful, Eye Language, Scan down the body, Nervous habits. Scrunches his face with his hands
4) Speech Patterns
6) Background- Childhood, Geography, Family, education,
7) Personal Life-social life
8) Private Life- What does he do when he’s alone
=====Three ACT Structure - Conflict, Goals, Character building.=====
01 - 03
Place, Time Mood, Character Intros, POV, Lead's Attitude
03 - 10
Central Question Intro. First Gasp, First Joke, What's The Story About? Who's it About? Want Does He Want? What's Stopping Him From Getting It?
10 - 30
Reluctance to Call, Denial, A Lock Into Conflict, Reluctance To Change, Over-Coming Reluctance. New Info Based On Challenge, Event Happens To Put Lead On New Pathway. At The End of Act What Action is Lead Forced to React To?
30 - 45
The Things Normal People would do to Resolve Situation. Authorities, Allies Established, Training Occurs, BackStory Intro. Committing To Change. Reacting To External Circumstances.
45 - 65
Plans Drawn Out. Plans Prepared, Plans Go Awry Due To Lack of Info, Experimenting with Change. Symbolic Over-Tones. Initial Growth of Character.
60 - 75
Possible Retreat. Antagonist or Other Character Sequence. Slam Sequence. Lead Slammed For Flaw. Preparing for Big Change. Hero Commits Further Against All Odds.
75 - 90
Renewed Attack. New Plan spawned with New Info. Plan Goes Completely Awry. Lead almost Completely Gives up or is Almost Defeated or Killed. Beaten and Bloody a Revelation is shown. Consequences, Setbacks, Rededication to Change. All Looks Lost until an Event Occurs to Educate Hero. Something he Needed All Along.
90 - 105
Battle Ensues. Good vs Evil A Twist May Occur to Turn Tables one more Time. Final Attempt at Big Change.
Resolution. Mastery of Problem. Hero Wins. Surprise Ending.
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