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How to Make Sparks Fly in a Romantic Relationship

What do all great romantic relationships have in common whether they exist in romantic comedies or other genres?

Glenn M. Benest is an award winning screenwriter/producer with three feature films and four television movies to his credit.

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I’ve spent some time recently studying great romantic relationships in movies and TV shows and want to share those insights during my upcoming webinar.

What do all great romantic relationships have in common whether they exist in romantic comedies or other genres?

We’ll discover those screenwriting insights by deconstructing scenes from Notting Hill by Richard Curtis, Trainwreck by Amy Schumer and Silver Linings Playbook by David O. Russell.

Why these screenplays? Notting Hill is a classic romantic comedy, Trainwreck typical of the more raunchy comedy popularized by Judd Apatow and Silver Linings Playbook is a straight drama with a great romantic relationship at its core.

The screenwriting “tricks of the trade” we will uncover are not restricted to rom coms but relate to great relationships in dramas, suspense films, action movies and practically every other genre you can think of.

Great romantic relationships can make or break your screenplay because these kind of romances are what make an audience either love your story or leave your film dissatisfied, emotionally disconnected from your characters.

Join my webinar and study from the masters on Thursday, December 1st at 1:00 pm PT. If you can't attend the live event, as long as you register before it begins, you'll get a recording emailed to you.

I’ll see you then.

How to Make Sparks Fly: Learn Romantic Comedy From the Masters

Thursday, December 1st: 1PM PT

At a Glance:

  • During this live webinar you will learn from the greats of romantic comedy: Richard Curtis, Amy Schumer, and David O. Russell.
  • Learn specific techniques for creating great romantic scenes from every sub genre of comedy: whether it’s very physical comedy, classic comedy or dramedies.
  • Find out what makes moves an audience emotionally, what gets laughs that are heartfelt and what is universal about all great romantic stories.