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Rachel Galvin's Blog – June 2011 Archive (1)

Screenwriting Advice By Herb Sennett

Simple Thoughts on Screenwriting

By Herb Sennett

A question I’m often asked is “Why is a screenplay supposed to be divided into three acts?” Allow me to venture an “educated” answer. In a simplistic way, that’s the way it’s done. And I don’t mean to be flippant about that answer because the top guru in screenwriting is Syd Field who has explained in several books and hundreds of workshops that very reason. For many years Syd Field worked as a script analyst for several major…

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