• Screenwriters Beginners,  Screenwriting Tips,  Story Structure

    How to find The Beginning of Act 2 (video)

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    In my opinion, the Beginning of Act 2 is probably the easiest plot point there is to find. I’ve created a video for you with everything you need to know on how to locate the second Act in a story or a film, based on the 3-Act Structure model. Act 2 begins when the adventure actually starts. What do we mean when we say Act 2 in the 3 Act Structure Model? We (usually) mean the Middle of the story. Try not to confuse the Middle with the Midpoint. I explain here thoroughly what the Midpoint is. And when the Middle begins? Right after we have learned all the backstory. Think of it…