Despicable Me 2 Beat Sheet
Our thanks to Master Cat! Ben Frahm for this Gru-some beat sheet. Directors: Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud Writers: Ken Daurio & Cinco Paul Genre: WHYDUNIT: DETECTIVE, SECRET, DARK TURN Sub-Genre: COP WHYDUNIT. Opening Image: — Cold. Snowy. And dismal. Some place like Antarctica. Guards watch…
Save the Cat!® Video: Ben Frahm on What Makes an Idea Great – Part 2
Master Cat! Ben Frahm continues his discussion with the importance of your idea being something old but new, or as Blake would say, “the same only different.” Also, be sure to check out the news about Jeremy Garelick’s latest sale.
Save the Cat!® Video: Ben Frahm on What Makes an Idea Great – Part 1
Master Cat! Ben Frahm begins his discussion with the importance of your idea being primal in this video from the Save the Cat! one-day event in Los Angeles this past January.
Keep the Beats Simple!
After teaching a recent Beat Sheet Workshop in New York City, Master Cat! Ben Frahm and some great writers experienced a couple of breakthrough moments that really crystallized the benefit of outlining your story. Ben reports: Using the 15 beats of Save the Cat!, students…