Chris Castig Chris Castiglione is an educator. His mission is to use storytelling as a tool to inspire positive change in the world.

Writing Movies for Fun and Profit by Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon

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In this episode I chat with Zach Valenti (Wolf 359, One Month) and Sydney Flint (One Month) about the book Writing Movies for Fun and Profit.

We discuss story structure, screenwriting tips, how to make it in Hollywood, and why you should start drinking more.

Chapter 23: “Every Single Hollywood Studio Movie Has The Same Structure”

ACT I: You get a likable guy stuck up a tree.
ACT II: You throw rocks at him.
ACT III: You get him down out of the tree.


Bibliography:

Title: Writing Movies for Fun and Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at the Box Office and You Can, Too!
Author: Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Touchstone (July 3, 2012)

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Chris Castig Chris Castiglione is an educator. His mission is to use storytelling as a tool to inspire positive change in the world.

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