How long should my treatment be and how detailed? A tediously practical answer.

Make things as simple as possible, but not simpler. Einstein Treatments are smaller models of a larger story that hold all the beats you need to understand the narrative and efficiently render it into a screenplay. ¬†They're useful, but in my 10 years in the industry, I haven't heard a definitive answer as to what... Continue Reading →

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The trouble with treatments.

Bob wants to write a screenplay. He's smart, he's creative, and he writes every day. He's written some mediocre screenplays, but they took a long time to write, even when he had the help of college classes and a kindly professor. Bob has never been good at outlining. He's a big picture guy, he finds... Continue Reading →

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