Save The Cat! Podcast

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The Last Website On Storytelling You'll Ever Need

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Embrace the Beats!
6:23
<p>Master Cat Naomi Beaty shows how movies of any type can share a basic structure and still engage audiences with new, interesting ideas.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/embrace-the-beats">Embrace the Beats!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/TenLVxgzQHU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 31, 2020
How Do You Choose Your Story’s Genre?
11:16
<p>We help you take a closer look at your story ideas. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/genre/how-do-you-choose-your-storys-genre">How Do You Choose Your Story&#8217;s Genre?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/mjnc9PLggBY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 12, 2019
3 Valuable Lessons from Our Script Challenge
9:22
<p>Master Cat Naomi Beaty reveals 3 things script readers look for.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/podcats-3-valuable-lessons-from-our-script-challenge">3 Valuable Lessons from Our Script Challenge</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/SfVPaTX1mc0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 05, 2019
When Do You Use the Beat Sheet?
30:55
<p>Discover many ways you can integrate the beat sheet into <i>your</i> writing process. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-7-when-do-you-use-the-beat-sheet">When Do You Use the Beat Sheet?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/MCEDYKWHgrA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 14, 2018
How Does the Catalyst Beat Vary According to Genre?
32:39
<p>Each of Blake Snyder's 10 genres have distinctive catalysts. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-6-how-does-the-catalyst-beat-vary-according-to-genre">How Does the Catalyst Beat Vary According to Genre?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/EKhLinWT1ho" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 02, 2018
The Finale Beat
6:11
<p>What do you, the writer, need to know?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-5-the-finale-beat">The Finale Beat</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/2MHRnenD1-c" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 12, 2018
The Last 3 Pillar Beats
14:29
<p>The Catalyst, Break into Two, and Break into Three story beats </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-4-the-last-3-pillar-beats">The Last 3 Pillar Beats</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Rji6YDaFodA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 21, 2018
The First 3 Pillar Beats
12:20
<p>Opening Image, Midpoint, and Final Image</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-3-the-first-3-pillar-beats">The First 3 Pillar Beats</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/5ozVHu0F8kA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 07, 2018
In What Order Should You Write Your Beats?
5:29
<p>Master Cat Naomi Beaty shares strategies that can help you develop your beat sheet in a way that works for you.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-2-in-what-order-should-you-write-your-beats">In What Order Should You Write Your Beats?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/bdgBArC0w10" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 24, 2018
When Is a Beat a Scene vs. a Section of Your Script?
7:31
<p> You need to understand the proportions of your story beats to create a foundation that truly resonates with readers and audiences.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-deep-dive-into-the-blake-snyder-beat-sheet-part-one-when-is-a-beat-a-scene-vs-a-section-of-your-script">When Is a Beat a Scene vs. a Section of Your Script?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/zLKaOSwvKzM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 10, 2018
Why Stakes Should Be Primal
4:23
<p>Ask moral questions.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcats-why-stakes-should-be-primal">Why Stakes Should Be Primal</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/cfatrSZyW2w" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 20, 2018
Can Your Antagonist Switch Sides?
<p>Answers to a challenging question</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcats-can-your-antagonist-switch-sides">Can Your Antagonist Switch Sides?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Sry-9-UDO2o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 11, 2018
When Should You Know Your Theme?
<p>What is your theme's purpose? </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-when-should-you-know-your-theme">When Should You Know Your Theme?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/CiWoceP4uLA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 02, 2018
Which Beat Is the Most Critical to Your Protagonist’s Transformation?
<p>Naomi Beaty shows how you can create an arc.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-which-beat-is-the-most-critical-to-your-protagonists-transformation">Which Beat Is the Most Critical to Your Protagonist&#8217;s Transformation?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/3YWtddsRbQg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 19, 2018
The All Is Lost Beat Test
<p>How to use the story beat to crack your own story.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-the-all-is-lost-beat-test">The All Is Lost Beat Test</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/n0-rzN_pUNw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 17, 2017
An Interview with Screenwriter Marc Haimes
<p>The writer of <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i> on creativity and the writing process.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcats-interview-with-screenwriter-marc-haimes">An Interview with Screenwriter Marc Haimes</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/fnZsTYakIts" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 03, 2017
Does Your Hero Have to Transform?
<p>Defining transformation.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-does-your-hero-have-to-transform">Does Your Hero Have to Transform?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/y6i9QdmU6sQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 13, 2017
Choosing Your Genre
<p>How to use Blake Snyder's 10 genres to develop your story.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/genre/podcats-choosing-your-genre">Choosing Your Genre</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/l7INKmfYaH8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 06, 2017
Your Theme Stated
<p>How and when you use this beat.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-your-theme-stated">Your Theme Stated</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/05sLkK93vJQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 09, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcats: Your B Story
10:35
<p>The purpose of your B Story and your B Story Character. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcats-your-b-story">Save the Cat!® Podcats: Your B Story</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Xyks396C6fI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 02, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Your First Ten Pages
10:33
<p>The foundation of both your story and your hero's emotional needs. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-your-first-ten-pages">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Your First Ten Pages</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/vpRI0eJNXcg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 04, 2016
Indie Film Hustle Podcast with Jose Silerio
<p>A comprehensive, stimulating interview with a Master Cat!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/indie-film-hustle-podcast-with-jose-silerio">Indie Film Hustle Podcast with Jose Silerio</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/U8DA-6ozYwY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 20, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Genres
42:12
<p>The components of his story types</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-explains-his-genres">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Genres</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Lw-zPSe4IfI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 11, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part Three
11:54
<p>Bad Guys Close In and more</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-explains-his-story-beats-part-three">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats &#8211; Part Three</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/8HN3jXwafiY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Feb 05, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part Two
15:05
<p>Fun &#038; Games and the Midpoint</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-explains-his-story-beats-part-two">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats &#8211; Part Two</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Gc2KWhvrXws" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 29, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats – Part One
15:03
<p>The first seven beats</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-explains-his-story-beats-part-one">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Explains His Story Beats &#8211; Part One</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/5Wvi0ZFZsfU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 22, 2016
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Your Pitch and Logline
39:15
<p>Your <i>idea</i> -- and how to express it in an effective <i>pitch</i> and <i>logline</i></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-on-your-pitch-and-logline">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Your Pitch and Logline</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/HMOa8HR0dBM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 13, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Tootsie
4:35
<p>The <i>thesis world</i> of Act One vs. the <i>upside-down world</i> of Act Two</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-on-tootsie">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Tootsie</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/UW7nKCxFxFg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 14, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Theme Stated and the Beats of Blank Check
6:34
<p>The first of newly discovered Blake Snyder audios</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-blake-snyder-on-theme-stated-and-the-beats-of-blank-check">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder on Theme Stated and the Beats of Blank Check</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/dEKgjY9vpv8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 12, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: How Wes Anderson Creates a Unique World in The Grand Budapest Hotel
10:04
<p>The writer delivers a perfect Set-up.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-how-wes-anderson-creates-a-unique-world-in-the-grand-budapest-hotel">Save the Cat!® Podcast: How Wes Anderson Creates a Unique World in The Grand Budapest Hotel</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/I8EXL0RVSbg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 01, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Five-Point Finale of Whiplash
9:48
<p>A strong "High Tower Surprise"!</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-the-five-point-finale-of-whiplash">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Five-Point Finale of Whiplash</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/ny0SNrEw19U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 17, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Birdman and Its Genre
10:21
<p>The genre of this Academy Award® winner is Rites of Passage.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-birdman-and-its-genre">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Birdman and Its Genre</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/oBGjCC9oRok" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 03, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: This Is Where I Leave You and the Institutionalized Genre
8:58
<p>An excellent example of the Institutionalized genre.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-this-is-where-i-leave-you-and-the-institutionalized-genre">Save the Cat!® Podcast: This Is Where I Leave You and the Institutionalized Genre</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/YeoDLlD0gJQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 30, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Double Bump Catalyst of Big Hero 6
7:41
<p>When you need that extra push.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-the-double-bump-catalyst-of-big-hero-6">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Double Bump Catalyst of Big Hero 6</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/UkkomzASfdI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jan 23, 2015
Save the Cat!® Podcast: What Makes Your “Upside-Down World” Work?
9:23
<p>How different should your Act Two world be?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-what-makes-your-upside-down-world-work">Save the Cat!® Podcast: What Makes Your &#8220;Upside-Down World&#8221; Work?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/ZWgs9kJpti8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 12, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Why You Need a Tangible Goal for Your Hero
8:19
<p>A goal is crucial.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-why-you-need-a-tangible-goal-for-your-hero">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Why You Need a Tangible Goal for Your Hero</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/Y-_KFmKmZLo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 05, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Does Change Have to Be Transformation?
9:24
<p>A conversation about heroes. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-does-change-have-to-be-transformation">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Does Change Have to Be Transformation?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/X1wTWFsqJpE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Nov 07, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat
8:21
<p>What is your antagonist's goal?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-the-bad-guys-close-in-beat">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/bbpRyLwXUZs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 24, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Handle Your Hero’s Wants & Needs
9:41
<p>What are your hero's <i>needs</i>?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-how-to-handle-your-heros-wants-needs">Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Handle Your Hero&#8217;s Wants &#038; Needs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/rp3RBHFwe8A" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Oct 03, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Make Your Midpoint Masterful
11:04
<p>What's the right halfway point for your story? What is the signal that the Fun and Games are over?</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-how-to-make-your-midpoint-masterful">Save the Cat!® Podcast: How to Make Your Midpoint Masterful</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/WDZ7QPDJw2s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 12, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Moving the Beats
9:03
<p>Can the sequence of the beats be changed? </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-moving-the-beats">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Moving the Beats</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/QJN2zuy4ogs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Sep 05, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Power of Value-Added Tension
8:47
<p>Discover a way to raise the stakes for your hero.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-the-power-of-value-added-tension">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Power of Value-Added Tension</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/BEMuhmdM8kE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Aug 01, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Theme Stated Beat of Little Miss Sunshine
10:22
<p>How characters can resonate.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-the-theme-stated-beat-of-little-miss-sunshine">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Theme Stated Beat of Little Miss Sunshine</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/SjjS76xMTN0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jul 25, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat of Nebraska
10:11
<p>How set-ups can really pay off.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-the-bad-guys-close-in-beat-of-nebraska">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Bad Guys Close In Beat of Nebraska</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/-c_MwskGfOs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Jun 06, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Opening and Final Image Beats of Dallas Buyers Club
<p>If the Opening and Final Images show the true transformation of a hero, the story will really resonate. A powerful example comes from Jean-Marc Vallée&#8217;s fact-based drama, Dallas Buyers Club, and the changes we see in Ron Woodroof as played by Oscar®-winning Best Actor Matthew McConaughey....</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-the-opening-and-final-image-beats-of-dallas-buyers-club">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Opening and Final Image Beats of Dallas Buyers Club</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/ib54EGYeQxw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 30, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: What Is the Genre of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?
<p>Can a Superhero be in a Whydunit&#8230; and if so, why? That&#8217;s the question Master Cat! Jose Silerio tackles in this podcast that considers what makes this big box-office hit resonate. Listen to Jose and Guy Thompson talk about Blake Snyder&#8217;s genres and this Marvel-ous...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/genre/save-the-cat-podcast-what-is-the-genre-of-captain-america-the-winter-soldier">Save the Cat!® Podcast: What Is the Genre of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/xgRTrrpZ8gc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
May 16, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Opening and Final Image Beats of Frozen
<p>&#160; Master Cat! Jose Silerio shows how the Opening and Final Images in this year&#8217;s Best Animated Picture Oscar® winner do exactly what they should, contrasting the world at the beginning of the story with the world at the end, and emphasizing the transformation of the...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/save-the-cat-podcast-the-opening-and-final-image-beats-of-frozen">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Opening and Final Image Beats of Frozen</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/0WzQuK4bajM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Apr 25, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Debate Beat in 12 Years a Slave
<p>Master Cat! Jose Silerio shows how the Debate beat in this year&#8217;s Best Picture Oscar® winner does exactly what it should, setting up the Theme Stated and telling the audience what this story is about: how Solomon Northrup will live&#8230; and not just merely survive. Listen...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/about-the-beats/the-save-the-cat-podcast-the-debate-beat-in-12-years-a-slave">Save the Cat!® Podcast: The Debate Beat in 12 Years a Slave</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/0v6TICEi3tw" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 21, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Genre and Gravity
<p>Master Cat! Jose Silerio shows how Gravity is a Dude(tte) with a Problem &#8212; and how knowing the genre of your story can help you write it &#8212; in this discussion with Guy Thompson .</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/save-the-cat-podcast-genre-and-gravity">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Genre and Gravity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/YZ6YlZmIb5Y" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Mar 08, 2014
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Phones into Will Akers’ Screenwriting Class at Vanderbilt
27:37
<p>Blake talks to the students of Will Akers (Your Screenplay Sucks) in this invigorating breakdown of The Verdict (writer: David Mamet; director: Sidney Lumet) &#8212; including the role of the B Story and Theme Stated in Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and the necessary balance of protagonist and nemesis &#8212;...</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/blake-phones-into-will-akers-screenwriting-class-at-vanderbilt">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Phones into Will Akers&#8217; Screenwriting Class at Vanderbilt</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/CLblty7FcD4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 23, 2013
Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Interviewed by Robin Mizell
47:16
<p>&#160; Blake Snyder talks about storytelling, screenwriting, empowering writers &#8212; and transformation &#8212; in this in-depth conversation with Robin Mizell about his 3 books.   &#160; &#160;</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com/podcasts/blake-interview-with-robin-mizell">Save the Cat!® Podcast: Blake Snyder Interviewed by Robin Mizell</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://savethecat.com">Save the Cat!®</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/SaveTheCatPodcast/~4/lWWDHRm6W_Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
Dec 23, 2013