by Ashley Scott Meyers This week screenwriter and producer Erik Bork (Band of Brothers) talks about his new screenwriting book, The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Story for Screen, Stage or Fiction. He talks about a number of the lessons that he teaches in the book, including how crucial the basic concept is… Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with Emmy-winning writer and producer (and friend of LA Screenwriter) Erik Bork about how he broke into the business and eventually ended up working on the award winning hit HBO series, Band of Brothers. [Read Erik’s fresh take on the Save the Cat Beat… Continue Reading →
This week we’re honored to have a list of “un-rules” from Erik Bork (@flyingwrestler). Erik is best known for his work on the HBO miniseries BAND OF BROTHERS and FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON.
Erik Bork, Emmy-winning television writer and producer was on hand at the Great American Pitchfest last weekend. He taught a great class entitled Throwing Rocks at Your Main Character: How to Keep Your Story Moving Forward.
Erik Bork has written an excellent article in which he discusses his creative process and lists 15 types of inciting incidents, including films that they occur in.
Erik Bork has written an article for Script Magazine about the good old fashioned way of getting a literary manager to your read your script: send them a great query.
This article by the superb writer and script consultant, Erik Bork discusses how to write characters that will keep your audinece engaged and entertained.
The following is an excerpt from Erik Bork’s new book, The Idea: The Seven Elements of a Viable Idea for Screen, Stage or Fiction. by Erik Bork (@flyingwrestler) I have come to believe that 60 percent or more of what makes a film or TV project potentially successful (or not) is the core idea that could… Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this week’s episode Scott Waugh talks about his new film, 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain which stars Josh Hartnett and Mira Sorvino. The film is an adaptation, and we dig into the details about how he found the book and then found a screenwriter to adapt it into a… Continue Reading →
Professional screenwriters weigh in on the rules of writing they find most useful: Kirsten Smith (Legally Blonde, The Ugly Truth) Rick Suvalle (Roadkill, V.I.P.) Joe Gazzam (21 Jump Street, Barbarella) Mark Sanderson (Sea Snakes, I’ll Remember April) Erik Bork (Band of Brothers, From the Earth to the Moon) Karen McCullah (10 Things I Hate About… Continue Reading →