José Silerio, a screenwriter who served as Blake Snyder’s Development Director, has been integral to the success of Blake’s workshops and classes as he worked alongside Blake schooling writers in the Cat! method. “José is my right-hand man when it comes to script consultations.”– Blake Snyder, Save the Cat!® Strikes Back – More Trouble for Writers to Get Into… and Out Of.
All Is Lost Means All Is Lost
Understand the importance of the lowest point of your hero’s journey, physically and emotionally.
Jose Silerio, October 21, 2016 6 3 min read
Jose Silerio Interview on Blake Snyder’s Genres
Over 33 minutes on the 10 Save the Cat!® story categories
Jose Silerio, August 26, 2016 2 1 min read
Your Logline Template for Each Save the Cat!® Genre
Templates to help you develop loglines for your stories.
Jose Silerio, July 1, 2016 3 4 min read
Indie Film Hustle Podcast with Jose Silerio
A comprehensive, stimulating interview with a Master Cat!
Jose Silerio, May 19, 2016 2 1 min read
Rocky Beat Sheet
In this corner: Blake’s 15 key beats.
Jose Silerio, December 4, 2015 9 11 min read
Save the Cat!® Podcast: How Wes Anderson Creates a Unique World in The Grand Budapest Hotel
The writer delivers a perfect Set-up.
Jose Silerio, May 1, 2015 0 1 min read
Whiplash Beat Sheet
Writer/Director Damien Chazelle’s timing is perfect as he hits the beats.
Jose Silerio, April 24, 2015 3 12 min read
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Five-Point Finale of Whiplash
A strong “High Tower Surprise”!
Jose Silerio, April 17, 2015 2 1 min read
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Birdman and Its Genre
The genre of this Academy Award® winner is Rites of Passage.
Jose Silerio, April 3, 2015 0 1 min read
American Sniper Beat Sheet
See how screenwriter Jason Hall’s script hits the beats.
Jose Silerio, February 27, 2015 0 12 min read