Analysing films: writing the step outline

Αναλύοντας ταινίες: γράφοντας τη σκαλέτα This article is the first of the series about analysing films. You can read the rest of them here. The first step to analysing a film (and I believe is the same for the analysis of a novel, a play, and of course a screenplay) is the reconstruction of the…

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Analysing films: foreword

Αναλύοντας ταινίες: εισαγωγή I am starting a series of posts about the process I undertake every time I analyse a film in order to study its structure. My goal is to publish one of these per week. Their subjects are the following steps of the aforementioned process: Writing the step outline Distinguishing the sequences Mapping…

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Screenplay format: the Greek problem

Φορμά σεναρίου: το ελληνικό πρόβλημα I write my screenplays using the “Hollywood format.” It is the one I have been taught, by reading screenplays online and screenwriting books, the one we used in film school, the one that makes sense to me more: give or take, one script page equals one minute of screen time….

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