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ABOUT THIS MODULE

A good screenplay takes the audience on an emotional roller coaster, and one of the challenges facing each writer is how to keep the audience engaged through each and every minute of the story. In this module, learn literary techniques for maintaining strong pacing - especially through the second act.

IN THIS MODULE

  • 37:01 video that reveals dozens of writing techniques to improve your screenplay
  • Illustrated companion guide

LEARN

  • How to structure scenes to hit emotional highs and lows
  • How to engage the audience in a question and answer process
  • How to use set-ups and payoffs
  • Using montages
  • Writing flashbacks
  • How to use the ticking clock as an effective literary device
"An excellent resource for both the entry level student and advanced student needing a visual refresher. Provides both the beginning teacher and the seasoned veteran with the visual resources to enhance any teaching style."
 
   - Christopher Zydowicz, Bob Jones University
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