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A Game To Help Screenwriters Come Up With Ideas — Travis Seppala

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Film Courage: What is screenwriter homework and can you give me an assignment?

Travis Seppala, Screenwriter/Author: What is homework and can I give you an assignment? Alright the homework is doing the work first off. But let’s go with a specific assignment for you.

You want to come up with an idea for a story but you don’t know really where to start. One good place to start that I have in my book is the comp game. For those of you who don’t know what a comp is, it’s This-meets-that. A movie like HARRY-MEETS-SALLY-meets-AIRBUD. What is that movie going to be?

So there is your assignment. You come up with…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

(Watch the video interview on Youtube here)

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