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Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue by John Kreng

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The Story

Story is the raw elements of inspiration and creativity that eventually grow into a script. People who are not writers assume that a screenwriter just sits in front of the computer and pecks away at a screenplay until he finishes it. But that’s not true at all. There’s a process to it that is different for everyone. Often if you’re given a script, someone will ask, “What’s the story about?” I’ve seen people (who were not the writers) shrug their shoulders and wave the script in the air in front of the person’s face, suggesting that they’re holding “the story” in their hands. No, that’s the script you are holding. What is the story about?

The story is the core of what the script is trying to get across. It is the main thread throughout ...

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