Video: Save The Cat

If you’ve heard of Blake Snyder but never read any of his books, you might wonder what that Save The Cat phrase really is about. Using four examples of STC moments, Steve White explains clearly and simply how to set up the hero’s core of redeemability.

The four movies are: Aladdin, Sea Of Love, Heist and Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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Farewell, Blake

I have been referring to SAVE THE CAT more and more often lately.  Blake brought the importance of concept and broad story structure back to the craft of screenwriting. To give you a glimpse of Blake and his books, I quote Carson Reeves’ blog. Snyder was the first person since Syd Field to break screenwriting … Read more