BBC sitcom Fleabag rewrites the rules on depicting women in drama, freeing the female character from the mindless stereotyping that has straitjacketed women for so long.
Script writers need to think past adjectives for “sexy” when creating female characters.
Bad female characters start with bad writing. We compare male and female character descriptions, which are often used as the starting point for casting calls.
If you’re a screenwriter, it’s Hollywood or bust.
Success as a screenwriter takes as much tenacity as talent.
Writer Vince Gilligan has much to teach us about the human animal and about life.
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Many successful shows spawn sequels. In Better Call Saul, writer Vince Gilligan has created a prequel to his phenomenally successful series Breaking Bad. And it works. So how has he done it?
Videogames have the capacity to be complex and engaging in ways not possible in other media.
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Games writers dream up characters, dialogue, motivations and plot much like film screenwriters. But rather than keeping an audience captive for two or three hours at a time as in cinema, gamers will play…