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The Structure of Story

The structure of a story always has to have a beginning, middle and end. It doesn’t need to be complicated. But it must have structure, or your audience will not be able to follow the story, or not feel satisfied at the end of the video. 1,358 more words

Movie Making

Old vs. Young

I recently had a big idea. Call it a wild revelation. And since this wild revelation hit in full force in the craziest of places, and given that I’ve had time to contemplate its impact, I feel comfortable sharing it with you, if you’re up for it, because this revelation has completely altered the way I’ve viewed not just my playwrighting but life in general. 1,912 more words


Goals of the Class

I want students to learn the power of story to make a video that anyone would enjoy and watch to the very end. With the YouTube generation, video is more important than ever. 43 more words

Movie Making

Excerpt: Kung Fu Snow White

When I was teaching drama in Tokyo, I could never find the *perfect* script that I wanted, and had to just rely on “good enough” scripts.  594 more words


Countdown #2 - You Want Me to Write a What?

With the success and positive reaction of my short play Gamma Day behind me, I was energized to dive further into the story. But the more I thought about it, I faced a serious problem. 422 more words