The Third Screenplaythe Boxing Match

Write a five-page screenplay about a character (A) who wants something badly that a second character (B) does not want to give. And follow these guidelines 1. Character A's want must be clear. 2. We have to understand why your character wants it. This gets at stake what's lost if the character doesn't get what he wants. 3. We must understand why Character B does not want to give it. 4. Let Character A fail at least once, regroup, and try again. This is a screenplay, not just a scene, but even...

The Fourth Screenplaythe Improbable Connection

Write a seven-page screenplay about two characters who initially feel no connection whatsoever a connection between them is highly improbable but by the end of the screenplay they have come to feel an authentic connection. And follow these guidelines 1. Establish the improbability of your characters ever connecting. In Philadelphia, the improbability of a connection between Andrew and Joe is carefully set up when Joe refuses to represent Andrew. And it's underlined again in a scene between Joe...