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  Topic: Storming the Castle without Actually Storming the Castle?
RobbRoss

Replies: 3
Views: 85

PostForum: Save the Cat   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:49 am   Subject: Storming the Castle without Actually Storming the Castle?
These beats are found in just about every good movie/script. (Blake didn't create the beats, he recognized them, explained them, and gave them evocative names.) Think of Act III as a mini movie so it ...
  Topic: SAVE THE CAT SOFTWARE: Can't Link SETUP to the PAYOFF...
RobbRoss

Replies: 1
Views: 48

PostForum: Save the Cat   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 11:40 am   Subject: SAVE THE CAT SOFTWARE: Can't Link SETUP to the PAYOFF...
Support for the software is via tech@blakesnyder.com.
  Topic: You Don't Know Jack - Rites of Passage/Buddy Love
RobbRoss

Replies: 9
Views: 100

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2017 9:33 am   Subject: You Don't Know Jack - Rites of Passage/Buddy Love
Lanzlo, was the society part intended all along or did it pop into mind after reading the feedback?

The friendship is an A Story and the teen entering polite society is a second A Story. I won't sa ...
  Topic: You Don't Know Jack - Rites of Passage/Buddy Love
RobbRoss

Replies: 9
Views: 100

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:56 am   Subject: You Don't Know Jack - Rites of Passage/Buddy Love
On top of agreeing with James, is it correct to say that most of the story is about the unlikely friendship and the part about the old gang is below the surface in Act II and comes up before Act III? ...
  Topic: Strong Female Character
RobbRoss

Replies: 2
Views: 61

PostForum: Franco Files   Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:52 am   Subject: Strong Female Character
Welcome!

that seem to suit the Save The Cat methods.

What does this mean? A love interest is about things like theme, the protag's arc, and the story's style or voice.

I'm sure you know of ...
  Topic: Beat sheet -- order of beats
RobbRoss

Replies: 2
Views: 93

PostForum: Save the Cat   Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:39 am   Subject: Beat sheet -- order of beats
Welcome!

Be specific with your couple of beats.
  Topic: 21 Jump Street - Which Save the Cat Genre is it?
RobbRoss

Replies: 1
Views: 57

PostForum: What is it?   Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:04 am   Subject: 21 Jump Street - Which Save the Cat Genre is it?
Welcome!

It's good exercise to offer your own thoughts. Take the three traits from a possible STC genre and see if they're found in 21 Jump St.
  Topic: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
RobbRoss

Replies: 35
Views: 554

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
The exec's comments seem to be based on the logline being a feature and not a TV pilot. Just like the title referenced is a movie. Big difference between the two formats so let us know what you decide ...
  Topic: Smarten Up [TV Comedy: GF?]
RobbRoss

Replies: 7
Views: 129

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:09 am   Subject: Smarten Up [TV Comedy: GF?]
Congrats! Are you as good with mysteries and procedurals as you are with comedy? Wink
  Topic: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
RobbRoss

Replies: 35
Views: 554

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:06 am   Subject: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
The face he draws looks strikingly like his ex-girlfriend who he believes is alive.
...
He begins to fear the remains are his girlfriend when dental records match her to another girl.

Is there a ...
  Topic: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
RobbRoss

Replies: 35
Views: 554

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:41 am   Subject: Logline: The River {supernatural mystery thriller}
Hard work pays off...very good logline!

Just a few big comments:

Add a specific antag, like one cop suspected more than others or the one in charge unbeknownst to the protag. The face of the pr ...
  Topic: Editing inside each Beat?
RobbRoss

Replies: 1
Views: 58

PostForum: Save the Cat   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 10:20 am   Subject: Editing inside each Beat?
Support for the software is via tech@blakesnyder.com.
  Topic: Homework: FINDING FORRESTER BS2
RobbRoss

Replies: 3
Views: 559

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 8:39 am   Subject: Homework: FINDING FORRESTER BS2
Hey, Bryan! What kind of homework is this?

The beat sheet looks good overall (coming from someone who hasn't seen the movie, but knows about it).

Can you dig a little deeper about the theme? Wr ...
  Topic: Rain Man beat sheet?
RobbRoss

Replies: 2
Views: 92

PostForum: Save the Cat   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 8:30 am   Subject: Rain Man beat sheet?
Welcome, Stauch!

Post the first draft of your beat sheet and then it'll be easier for us to offer thoughts.
  Topic: Beat Sheet of Yes Man?
RobbRoss

Replies: 5
Views: 110

PostForum: Loglines & Beat Sheets   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 11:02 am   Subject: Beat Sheet of Yes Man?
That there's no actual magic is why I feel it's not a true OOTB and one reason why the movie is disappointing. The magic is a big part of the fun in an OOTB. And to be clear, without the magic, the mo ...
 
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