Journal of Screenwriting, Volume 3, Issue 2, pages 215-232 (2012): 'Development of a fundamental '19-Sequence Model- of screenplay and narrative film structure'.(hide)
Excellent Rescue-Escape screenplay template. A scientist cannot persuade a town's inhabitants there is a real danger and they should leave. When the volcano erupts, the scientist must rescue the woman he loves and her children.(hide)
A tense superbly constructed screenplay with each Scene targeting a specific plot point.
Dead Poets Society is a great model for multiple story lines and the development of friendships.
Charles chooses a femme fatale with whom to have an affair. Ideal set-up of the double cross. Sequences create empathy for Charles (despite infidelity and loss of his daughters transplant money) through blackmail and becoming a murder suspect.(hide)
Excellent story structure for a screenplay about the development of respect and friendship. The Prologue sets up the flash back narrative and book-ended tragic ending.(hide)
A comedy screenplay with a strong social undertone of 'tolerance' to people who are different.
Use the Screenplay Summary to see how Double Indemnity establishes the classic femme fatale-betrayal structure of a film noir. It is a lesson on the use of a voice-over narrative and making the flashback structure fit into the story conclusion.(hide)
The prototype James Bond screenplay and a classic structure for a mystery investigation. The audience knows things before Bond as a way to create a sense of impending danger for him.(hide)