Screenwriting 101: The Basics
Hello, everyone, it appears you have stumbled upon a present that leads to a very bright future in screenwriting. To begin with, my name is Nikki and I'll be helping you inspiring future screenwriters to help not only teach you how to write a decant screenplay, but also help you touch it up and get it sold as well. So let's get going, shall we?
First things first, the plot. What is a plot? A plot consists of the main events that occur in a movie in an organized sequence. Okay, so let's say you have a plot in mind. Good. Now you need to build off of that plot. Who is the main character? What do they want? How are they going to get it? The plot helps you decide what is going to stand in the way between the character and their goal. Those are called "obstacles." The plot of the story should be broken down into a 3 act structure, including a crisis or turning point in the story either at the end of Act I or somewhere in the beginning or middle of Act II. But no later. And b