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Beat Sheets, Institutionalized

The Help Beat Sheet 

Thanks to Master Cat! Alvaro Rodriguez for breaking down the hit film: Written by: Tate Taylor (screenplay), Kathryn Stockett (novel) Directed by: Tate Taylor Genre: Institutionalized — The Help is a classic institutionalized story that, like Paul Haggis’ Oscar-winning Crash (2005) which Blake beats out in Save…

About the Beats, Success Stories

Adapting to the Beat 

Our thanks to Jeanne Veillette Bowerman for this brilliant and helpful guest blog. Jeanne is the Co-Founder and moderator of the weekly Twitter screenwriters’ chat, Scriptchat, and has a regular Script Magazine column entitled Balls of Steel.  A graduate of Cornell University, she’s written several…

Genre, Tips and Tactics

Erik Bork on Blake’s 10 Genres 

Our guest blogger, Erik Bork, is best known for his work as a writer-producer on the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and From the Earth to the Moon, for which he won two Emmy and two Golden Globe Awards. You can find out more through his website, www.FlyingWrestler.com. Though our…