BPS 137: The Art & Craft of the Romantic Comedy

Charles Shyer, Alfie, Baby Boom, Charles Shyer, Father of the Bride, Goin’ South, House Calls, Irreconcilable Differences, Private Benjamin, Private Benjamin (1980), The Affair of the Necklace, The Odd Couple, The Parents Trap

The Art & Craft of the Romantic Comedy with Charles Shyer We have on today, one of the best rom-com and comedy writers and filmmakers of all time a master at visual storytelling. I’ve been a fan of many of his films growing up, specifically, Father of The Bride. Now that I have two daughters…

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What is Script Writing? Beginners Guide to Writing a Screenplay

A Beginners Guide to Script Writing “Screenwriting is the most prized of all the cinematic arts. Actually, it isn’t, but it should be.” – Hugh Laurie. This quote is perfect and a hundred percent true. When it comes to film and television scriptwriting, the writer, known as a screenwriter, has the most important job in…

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BPS 134: Psychology for Screenwriters with William Indick

Psychology for Screenwriters with William Indick I’m taking a journey down the rabbit hole of screenwriting psychoanalysis with Professor William Indick, who is a psychology professor at William Paterson University in New Jersey, professor of psychology executive chair of faculty at Dowling College, and author of Psychology for Screenwriters. We take a nerdy dig into the…

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BPS 132: The Screenwriter’s Workout with Will Hicks

The Screenwriter’s Workout with Will Hicks I had a fun chat with our guest today. We hit it off pre-interviewing, geeking out about James Cameron and his latest masterclass, and so much more. On the show this today is Will Hicks who is head of Screenwriting and production at Colorado Film School and an associate professor…

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BPS 127: My Life in Horror and Nightmare Cinema with Mick Garris

My Life in Horror and Nightmare Cinema with Mick Garris I am extremely excited to have on the show today a fellow podcaster, established producer, director, and writer, Mick Garris. Mick’s podcast, Post Mortem with Mick Garris, dives deep into the devious minds of the greatest filmmakers and creators of your worst nightmares to bring…

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James Cameron Masterclass: Learn Storytelling from the Legendary Writer/Director

James Cameron Masterclass: Learn Storytelling from the Legendary Writer/Director From The Terminator and Titanic to Avatar, James Cameron has directed some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Now, for the first time in his 40-year career, he opens up about his process. Through behind-the-scenes breakdowns, James shares his approach to developing ideas, storylines, and characters; harnessing technology;…

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