www.firstlightvideo.com You’ve learned the basics — the three-act structure, an understanding of theme, an ability to start creating dimensional characters. Now you want to go deeper, broader & expand your tools for creating great scripts. In this three-part series, script consultant & screenwriting teacher, Dr. Linda Seger, takes you to another step, to further integrate your story, theme & characters. If you’ve learned the three act structure, you may be ready to try variations on the basics & simply create scripts that are more focused, with more momentum. What are other ways that the three-act structure can be used? How does a writer learn to juggle the difficult elements in non-traditional structures? This program discusses the three-act structure in scenes and scene sequences. It discusses how to use structure to give you stronger turning points (surprising reveals, twists, turns, scene transitions) and non-traditional structural forms that have created such great films as Pulp Fiction, Crash, Ordinary People, Before the Rain & Sleepless in Seattle.

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