Mastering Structure In Your Screenplay – The Screenwriting Life #6
Welcome to Ask Me Anything Screenwriter’s Edition. Join us as professional screenwriters, Meg LeFauve and Lorien McKenna, whose combined credits include writing and production on such films as Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur and Captain Marvel discuss the craft, journey and business of writing for the screen. From dialogue to delivery, Meg and Lorien will guide you through the process, offering inside tips and tricks to help you become the best writer you can be. And now Meg LeFauve and Lorien McKenna.
Writers dread the idea of feeling confined by a structure, but what they don’t realize, is that structure is one of the greatest gifts that they can be given as a writer. Structure = story, and the best films ever made know how to “play within the rules” today, we go over those rules!
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122 | What Do Professional Actors Look For In Good Scripts? (ft. Allison Tolman)
byMeg LeFauve & Lorien McKenna
Allison Tolman’s first major television role made waves in the industry, even scoring her a Critics Choice Award for her portrayal of Molly in FX’s acclaimed debut season of Fargo. She has worked in Network TV on shows like Brooklyn 99 and Good Girls, Streaming TV, starring in Marc Cherry’s Why Women Kill, and Premium Cable Fare, recently guest starring in Starz’ Gaslit across Julia Roberts.
Alison, a writer herself, is joining us today to discuss what she looks for when vetting material, how she collaborates with writers during productions, and to share wisdom on her experience in the industry, both on and off set.
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