In this online talk, Charles Borg will lead us through an examination of conflict and the three types used to enhance tension in a scene, as well as how conflict is used to hide expositional dialogue.
Films clips screened:
- Flirting With Disaster, David O. Russell (rom-com)
- Sexy Beast, Jonathan Glazer (crime thriller)
- Made, Jon Favreau (buddy comedy)ABOUT CHARLES BORG
Charles Borg is an award-winning writer/producer with an MFA in Screenwriting from Chapman University. He runs Smash To Script Consulting, working with filmmakers affiliated with the likes of Paradigm, Circle of Confusion, and Nasdaq Studios. Charles writes and ghostwrites feature films and pilots, as well as develops treatments and reality show pitch-packages. Charles presently teaches at Chicago Filmmakers, as well as, the Chicago Flashpoint College – a campus of Columbia College Hollywood. Additionally, he sits on the board as Head of Development for Creative Cypher, a local Chicago-based organization that helps fund and develop film, TV, and web series projects.
Visit his website at www.smashtoconsulting.com.
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