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Oct 13, 2020

Craig and John discuss conflict — why it’s bad in real life but essential in screenwriting. We define six forms of conflict common in movies, then look at ways to sustain conflict within a scene and throughout a story.

We also look briefly at Whiplash, both the conflict between its two main characters and the controversy over whether it should be considered an original or an adapted screenplay.

And in an all-new bonus segment for premium members, we discuss our relationships with the teachers in our lives.

This episode originally aired on January 13, 2015 here.


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