Storytelling

Act Structure

A drama that is divided into five parts known as the Classic Model, or the Dramatic Arc: exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and dénouement. Screenplays that follow this Five-act structure, meaning the standard screenplay can also be divided into Five...

Scene Structure

The concept of a scene in fiction comes from theater, where it describes the action that takes place in a single setting with a beginning, a middle, and an ending. A scene can also be characterised as a segment of story action, written moment-by-moment, without...

Video Production Questions

Pre Production What is the director’s role? What is the most important part of the production process and why? How does a screenplay differ from a Shooting script? How many pages should the storyboard be in comparison to a screenplay? How long is one page of a...

Writing a PPM Booklet

PPM-Booklet Template Many companies and organisations create a PPM Booklet (Project Portfolio Management) before stating a project to establish guidelines, prioritising and aligning projects with strategy. A PPM Booklet is a detailed description used by the management...

Developing the Screenplay

The major components are action and dialogue. The “action” is written in the present tense. The “dialogue” are the lines the characters speak. The format is structured in a way that one page usually equates to one minute of screen time. In a...