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Omar's Coming: Why Your Character Needs A Code

You go to the trouble to name them, give them actions, and maybe even death. But what does your character believe in? When it comes to crafting characters, there's so much necessary thought and care. From writing the best character description to giving the best character arc, the burden is on the screenwriter to communicate who this person is to the audience, and to give the actor thoughts and motivations to make these people come alive. Today, I want to talk about coming at character creation from another angle; their creed. No, I'm not talking about Creed the movie, although I think Creed probably has a creed. We'll have to ask him. I want to talk about Omar Little. The baddest mother-you-know-what to ever cross your television. And how Omar and his creed should influence every character you write. So without further ado...Omar's coming! Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Thursday, 14 March

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