Together Joel and Ethan Coen have written and directed movies which have been nominated for 33 Academy Awards and won 6 while pursuing their distinctive storytelling vision.
Scott Myers digs deep into the Coen brothers movies revealing narrative dynamics you can use to craft the unique nature of your own stories.
- Ordinary Character / Extraordinary Circumstance
- The Long Shadow of Authority Figures
- The Shiny Hope of Grand Schemes
- The Dynamism of Violence
- Morally Complicated Universe
- Unresolved Endings
Learn how the Coen brothers approach traditional narrative structure in non-traditional ways and bring those sensibilities to your own writing.
Screenwriting Practical help
How do actors and a director approach your screenplay? What happens when your words are reinterpreted through other artists? Join us for a sensational live onstage performance and deconstruction of one LSF delegate’s script.
Great American Pitchfest Guru Bob Schultz will start every day with a short 30 minute PitchFest bootcamp to get you ready for your pitch!