April 24, 2013

Save the cat beat sheet – Blade Runner

Save the cat Beat sheet – Blade Runner Opening Image – City of the future is a giant industrial hell. Theme stated – It’s a test. Can you tell if someone is human? Set up – It’s a futuristic world. Deckard is reluctantly arrested and dragged into the office of his former boss Catalyst -Deckard […]

Hero’s Journey – Refusal of the call


Refusal of the call The Hero has received the Call to Adventure but instead of accepting it, he refuses. This is another way to introduce conflict and reverse expectations for the audience. For example, we know exactly what Rocky is about from the poster and the trailer before we see it but when Rocky is offered the […]