Save the Cat!® Goes Anime with Netflix
Introducing the Netflix Anime YouTube series, Save the Cat! Goes Anime, co-produced by Save the Cat! and Netflix, designed to provide tools to the next generation anime creators, helping them find and develop their stories.
Working with Blake Snyder: BJ Markel’s StoryBeat Podcast
In this interview with StoryBeat’s Steve Cuden, Save the Cat! Cofounder and CEO BJ Markel talks about his times with Blake, along with his early years as a film acquisitions exec and his 20 years at Disney.
A Pandemic Pivot
Screenwriter Alden Olmsted met Blake Snyder several times back in the day. His book, A Virus Ate My Movie, chronicles how Alden started a BMX bike company at 19, then 25 years later made a movie about it called 30 Bikes, and then released the…
NEW PRODUCT ALERT: Save the Cat!® Crash Course 2
Introducing an online course that breaks down the 15 beats of the movies Knives Out and Jojo Rabbit and the first season of the TV series The Mandalorian in 15 informative videos — one per beat.
Great News from Our Two Screenplay Challenge Winners
We’ve had two Screenplay Challenges and both winners have recently shared success stories with us. We’re thrilled to report that Thomas Steventon, last year’s Grand Prize Winner for his feature script Gaijin & Samson, has found representation with Grace Ledding of Agile Entertainment. And Vincent…
Announcing the 2021 Save the Cat! Screenplay Challenge
All entrants receive 50 points of analysis—at no extra cost. All scripts receive a full read. Feedback is grounded in structure—not subjective opinion. Our approach is simple: a screenplay competition that uses the same language the writer, the reader, and the decision makers use when…
New Podcast Alert: ISA and Jennifer Zhang Talk Cracking Your Beat Sheet
Listen to Jennifer Zhang in this podcast hosted by Scott Markus on the Curious About Screenwriting Network about her online Save the Cat! writing course.