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Hero Goal Sequences
23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take
Discover the new Hero Goal Sequences method for screenwriters and novelists to create dynamic heroes and powerful stories that get deals.
The Story Solution
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Hear Eric Edson Speak About Story Structure
THE STORY SOLUTION offers a completely new approach to building powerful screen stories that will keep producers, agents and audiences glued to their chairs. Accomplished screenwriter and university professor Eric Edson reveals the 23 actions used in every successful movie to create dynamic, three-dimensional heroes while linking together all parts of a captivating screenplay.
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Eric Edson has written seventeen feature screenplays on assignment for such companies as Sony, Warner Brothers, Disney, 20th Fox, ABC Motion Pictures, Lifetime, Showtime, NBC, ABC and TNT. He is Professor of Screenwriting and Director of the Graduate Program in Screenwriting at California State University, Northridge.
Free Film Structure Breakdowns
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Create Characters for Your Stories
Below are audio excerpts to help you understand how to create better characters for your stories.
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QUESTION: From José V., Las Condes, Chile: “Professor Edson, you say the Adversary needs to be a person. But I’ve read that a lack or need within the Hero or the community can work, too. Is this true?” Hi José, Good question about an essential story element – the Adversary. Yes, there are films that…
Women screenwriters are woefully underrepresented in screenwriting. It’s therefore important to note the incredibly talented women who have made major contributions and led the way in the history of filmmaking. Think about it critically for a moment: can you name any top female screenwriters of the 20th century? Most people can’t—and what an injustice that…
FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW TO DOWNLOAD ERIC EDSON’S HERO GOAL SEQUENCE BREAKDOWN FOR “BACK TO THE FUTURE” Written by Robert Zemeckis & Bob Gale DEFINITION OF HERO GOAL SEQUENCES® A Hero Goal Sequence generally consists of 2 to 8 pages of screenplay (2 to 8 minutes of film) in which the hero pursues a…
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