I’ve written two screenplays since I read this book. I’ve had two producer requests for one of them, one producer request for the other, and a producer request based on a seven-word logline for a scenario that’s not yet a script! Stuff like this has never happened to me before.
Our course shows you how to:
Become more creative: we give you a simple framework for generating ideas – a starting point from where you can develop your own creative personality
Create great characters, and a strong narrative: stories with real, complex characters behind them – these are the stories producers buy
Take a professional approach: Our advice comes from years of writing and selling screenplays. So you can learn from our mistakes, and our successes
This is practical advice you can use straight away
We’ll explain details such as:
· The one definition of drama you should always keep in mind
· The 4 Tent Poles that you must find in your story
· What a beat sheet is – and why you should never start writing without one
· A specific direction for your opening act, to make sure you start strong
· The three particular struggles your hero could face
· The characteristics that make a great hero – and a great villain
· Why internet research can kill your screenplay
· A simple trick to drive your story and raise the intensity
· The one scene that your whole screenplay has been waiting for – and how to get it right
There are tons of screenwriting guides out there, written by people from all kinds of backgrounds. Some are great, theoretical analyses of why stories work, and some are really insightful. But they won’t help you put pen to paper, and sell your work.
This course is all about creating screenplays that sell. I’m a screenwriter and script editor with twenty years' experience in the industry. I've written many, many screenplays, and have had them produced and seen by audiences of millions. So I know exactly what it takes to go from seeing the blank page to seeing your work on screen.
That's why this course is different. It's about creating work that sells.
You can purchase a screenwriting book from gurus who have never written a screenplay in their life. Or you can purchase the Screenwriting Goldmine… written by a working screenwriter who knows what it takes to write a killer screenplay.
Still thinking about it?
We feel confident that our course will work for you. In fact, if you don’t think it delivers on everything we’ve promised, let us know within 60 days – and we’ll give you a full refund.
Thank you, thank you, thank you lots!
I've been trying for over a month to crack the opening scenes of a comedy film. 'It will come', I kept telling myself but it never did - despite day upon day of hard, mind-melting, graft.
But this morning I did your 'Get Some Seeds' visual bank exercise - and as if by magic, I have an opening that really works. Now that I've started thinking in visuals rather than words, the establishing scenes are flowing like a fountain of Irn-Bru.
Still got a lot of work to do, but this has been tantamount to witchcraft.
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About Phil Gladwin, founder of Screenwriting Goldmine and course creator
Phil is a professional screenwriter and script editor, and the founder of Screenwriting Goldmine. He’s been working in the UK TV industry since 1995. He’s worked with the BBC, ITV, and many different independent production companies to write or edit TV shows such as New Tricks, The Dumping Ground, An Bronntanas, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Grange Hill, Holby, Trial & Retribution, The Bill, Casualty, Bugs, Crossroads, and Berkeley Square, plus a good few others that never made it to broadcast.
Before becoming a screenwriter he worked as a cycle courier in London, a researcher in Artificial Intelligence at Cambridge University, and a technical writer for an IBM systems software house. His least favourite job was being the man who sat outside a massive freezer keeping tally of the movements of tons and tons and tons of frozen fish. He now lives by the sea in Brighton.