Tuesday, June 2

Hello Hollywood!

This is what I'm studying right now ( part of it). Yeah, I was thinking you could be smart/ fast and hire me right away as a screenplay writer, before someone else does. I master any genre. Although I need a vacation from thinking first. ;)

I have just read McKees " Story" and seriously, what's up with his hatred for avantgarde?

Genres
  1. 1.       Love story ( buddy salvation, ex Romy & Michelle)
  2. 2.       Horror film ( uncanny, , superuncanny, supernatural)ex. The Shining
  3. 3.       Modern epic (individual vs. State)
  4. 4.       Western
  5. 5.       War genre ( pro war vs. Antiwar)
  6. 6.       Maturation plot( coming of age) ex. Saturday Night Fever
  7. 7.       Redemption plot( moral change within) ex. Drugstore cowboy
  8. 8.       Punitive plot ( good gone bad) ex. Wall street
  9. 9.       Testing plot ( willpower vs. Surrender) ex. Forrest gump
  10. 10.   Education plot ( deep change within negative to positive) ex. Harold & Maude
  11. 11.   Disillusionment plot ( change from positive to negative) ex. The great Gatsby
  12. 12.   Comedy ( parody, satire, sitcom, romantic, screwball?, farce, black comedy)
  13. 13.   Crime ( murder, mystery, master criminal, film noir, courtroom)
  14. 14.   Social drama ( social problem, political, domestic, psycho drama)
  15. 15.   Action/adventure ( destiny, hybris, high aventure, disaster/survival)
  16. 16.   Historical drama ( sensitive subjects- racism, violence, religion)
  17. 17.   Biography ( autobiography) ex. Gandhi
  18. 18.   Docu- drama( historical documentary)
  19. 19.   Mockumentary ( docu-autobio, fiction, satire)
  20. 20.   Musical ( love story, film noir, social drama, punitive)
  21. 21.   Science fiction ( hypothetical futures, modern epic, action/adventure) ex. Star Wars
  22. 22.   Sports genre ( character change, social drama)
  23. 23.   Fantasy ( time, space, supernatural, action)
  24. 24.   Animation ( universal metamorphism, anything goes)
  25. 25.   Art film ( minimalism, antistructure)





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