Examining the elements of suspense that Quentin Tarantino put to use in the opening scene of Inglourious Basterds.
An excellent break down of story structure and how to keep an audience engaged.
When Harry Met Sally takes the conventions of a classic from-hate-to-love story and flips them on their head, creating a unique and charming film.
How Sorkin uses non-linear structure to frame the story, and the critical role that collaboration played in the creation of The Social Network
Sometimes in order to understand narrative, you need to start simple and state the obvious.
Charlie Kaufman is one of modern cinema’s most celebrated writers, with work including surreal fantasy Being John Malkovich, cerebral sci-fi Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, comedy drama Adaptation and extraordinary animation Anomalisa. In this lecture held at BAFTA on …
Ex Machina is a great example of how a screenwriter’s ability to carefully control a story’s information can make for a compelling film.