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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BPS 136: Horror Screenwriting (The Nature of Fear)

Horror Screenwriting – The Nature of Fear with Devin Watson I was glad to take a deep dive into the deep end of horror screenwriting with writer and producer, Devin Watson, notably known for writing and producing The Cursed (2010) which was the first draft he wrote in only two days.  He’s also written several…

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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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Best FREE Screenwriting Software in 2021…PERIOD!

FREE Screenwriting Software, Celtx, Arc Studio, WriterDuet, Fade In, Trelby, Kit Scenarist

Best FREE Screenwriting Software in 2021…PERIOD! A welder cannot build a bridge without his torch. A rockstar can’t have a solo without his guitar. A screenwriter cannot write a script without screenwriting software. Today we’ll look at five of the best screenwriting software programs out there in the market in 2021, and the best part,…

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BPS 135: The Way of Story with Catherine Ann Jones

The Way of Story with Catherine Ann Jones We have award-winning author, playwright, actor, teacher, and writing consultant, Catherine Ann Jones on the show today. She’s authored a number of consciousness-raising books, plays, film, and television scripts, including, The Christmas Wife (film), Unlikely Angel with Dolly Parton, The Way of Story: the craft & soul…

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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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