Screenwriting 101: The Structure of Act 1 | Screenwriter Marilyn Horowitz

In this series, NYU professor Marilyn Horowitz reveals how four ‘magic questions’ lead to a foolproof screenplay structure that works.


Videos: 38

Digital Extras

[Companion PDF] The Matrix (1999) - Structure Breakdown

This companion PDF features a break-down of the structure of 1999’s The Matrix using Marilyn Horowitz’s 4-Magic-Questions.

Character Arcs

Marilyn Horowitz on Screenplay Structure | H8URS


Story Structure


The 3-Act Structure

The Hero's Journey

Unconventional Story Structure