WHIPLASH AND BLACK SWAN ARE BOTH OSCAR WINNING AWARD FILM THAT ARE MADE WITH RELATIVELY LOW-BUDGET, WHIPLASH COSTS $3.3M, BLACK SWAN COSTS $13M. WHAT DRIVEN THE SUCCESS OF THE FILMS HEAVILY RELY ON THE SCRIPT. BOTH FILMS COMPLIMENT EACH OTHER VERY WELL AND HAD GREAT SIMILARITIES FROM THE VERY FIRST SHOT. MICHAEL FROM “LESSONS FROM THE SCREENPLAY” TAKES A DEEP LOOK ON BOTH CHARACTERS AND BREAKS DOWN ALL THE EMOTION AND ELEMENT THAT APPLIED TO THE ASPIRING PERFORMERS.