Breaking Story with Young Screenwriters

Breaking Story with Young Screenwriters

13 Episodes | Education TV & Film
What makes a screenplay exceptional? How can you punch through the slush pile as an up-and-coming screenwriter? What does it take to become a successful screenwriter in Hollywood? In Breaking Story, NYU Film Professor John Warren breaks down his hard-won insights from more than 40 years in the film industry as a professional screenwriter, director, and producer. Joined by professional screenwriters Alexie Basil and Adam Schaller, John shares advanced-level storytelling techniques, practical strategies for navigating the film industry, and hilarious only-in-LA anecdotes

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What makes a screenplay exceptional? How can you punch through the slush pile as an up-and-coming screenwriter? What does it take to become a successful screenwriter in Hollywood? In Breaking Story, NYU Film Professor John Warren breaks down his hard-won insights from more than 40 years in the film industry as a professional screenwriter, director, and producer. Joined by professional screenwriters Alexie Basil and Adam Schaller, John shares advanced-level storytelling techniques, practical strategies for navigating the film industry, and hilarious only-in-LA anecdotes. Whether you’re a brand-new screenwriter looking for mentorship or are a seasoned professional eager for a laugh (and the occasional screenwriting nugget!), we hope you enjoy Breaking Story.