10 Important Lessons On The Craft Of Screenwriting

A semester’s worth of film knowledge in 30 minutes, 42 seconds. And that pacing could be a lesson in itself. From Film Courage:

What’s that? You want a preview of what the 10 lessons are? Well, if y’all insist:

1) 0:06 – Story or Character?
2) 0:46 – How To Build Empathy
3) 4:48 – A Participatory Experience
4) 9:20 – Learn From Writers
5) 11:27 – The Great Weakness
6) 13:35 – Value Of An Idea
7) 16:33 – How To Create Suspense
8) 19:43 – Two Ways To Create Subtext
9) 21:51 – The Beginning
10) 25:15 – Action Defines Character