What Is an Inciting Incident in a Screenplay?

What Is an Inciting Incident in a Screenplay? Does it have to involve the protagonist? Does it have to occur during a specific minute in Act 1? What story function should it serve? A quick Google search will reveal a whole host of different answers. One well-known screenwriting blog gives an example of an inciting … Continue reading What Is an Inciting Incident in a Screenplay?