Screenwriting a romance film can be a great start for those just starting to write screenplays. Most romance will combine some elements of comedy, though they also can be very dramatic. Pairing a romance with another genre is a great way to get wider interest and make the story very substantial. Using comedy and drama in the romance will create believable characters and provide depth.
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By hotblack via Morguefile. It's been said that there are no new stories to be told. In some sense that may be true, however, you haven't heard the story the way I want to tell it. You see, as writers we get to unleash our creativity, our play with words, and our imaginations. We can take a story that has good structure and use it as often as we want to and completely bamboozle our audience into thinking it's a brand new story. This is why there are literally hundreds of versions of the Cinderella story and why more are being produced every day.
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The romantic comedy, often referred to as a RomCom, is the most misunderstood of the genres and can be the most difficult spec script to sell. The challenge is coming up with an original story that works within the formula. A Romantic Comedy centers around love, which is delivered from the warped perspective of the lead role and carried through an ironic plot. First, the writer should determine if the concept is truly a romantic comedy or if it would be categorized as just a comedy in the spec market. Both lead romantic roles must change in the end.
Comedy entertains an audience with a shared vision of the absurdity and levity of human nature and culture, confronting us with our greatest flaws and our hypocrisies. Whether your comedy is romantic, dark, slapstick, broad or dry, we want to read your film or TV script! Gordon has directed eleven pilots for Sony Television and all of them have gone to series.