April 10, 2020: First, I hope that you are all keeping well and safe in these challenging times. The global situation is changing the way we live, work and communicate with each other. We’ve all fallen a few levels down on Maslow’s pyramid of needs, focusing on survival, either literally if we’ve fallen ill, or […]
May 9, 2019: Last week in Dublin I delivered a 3-day Advanced Development Workshop for Screen Skills Ireland that went really well. The participants were a wonderful group of fourteen experienced writers, directors, producers, story editors with a background in film, TV or animation. The energy was fantastic! Many thanks to Grainne Bennett and Screen […]
March 18, 2019: I really enjoyed talking to Alex Ferrari for his Bulletproof Screenplay podcast, hosted on the Indy Film Hussle website. He was very curious about the Story-Type Method (of course!) but we also discussed super-hero movies, the difference between plot-led, character-led and theme-led stories and more. Alex is a true movie fan and a great […]
July 11, 2018: I’m back from Munich where I gave a 2-hour presentation based on my 2-day workshop, Writing a Successful Thriller. Many thanks to Ingeborg Degener and Ewa Szurogajlo from Creative Europe Desk Munich for their kind invitation and for being such wonderful hosts, and to the Munich International Film Festival for a superb venue. Although […]
January 18, 2018. I’ve decided to use some footage from my 2-hour presentation on writing thrillers at the London Screenwriters’ Festival to introduce the Story-Type Method in The Structurator, my interactive story tool. It’s a 35-minute video that covers the same ground as the first chapter of Screenwriting Unchained. Although most of the content applies […]
October 23, 2017: We’re running a promotion worldwide (up to 50% off) starting today the 23rd of October 2017, until the 29th of October. [EDIT 30th of October 2017: this promotion is now over] Both the Kindle version – which can be read on any desktop, laptop, tablet or phone supporting the Kindle app (including PC, Mac […]
September 7, 2016: Screenplay Unlimited Publishing has released Screenwriting Unchained, Emmanuel Oberg’s non-fiction book introducing the Story-Type Method®. For more information, please visit www.screenwritingunchained.com.