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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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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William Goldman: Screenplays Download

William Goldman: Screenplays Download William Goldman is a legend in the film industry. He’s a screenwriter but also the best selling novelist. He has written some of the best films of the ’60s and ’70s. Screenwriters should read and take notes on how he structures his screenplays. The screenplays below are the only ones available for free…

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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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