“Whether you choose to ignore it or not, there is always an image on the screen.”
He has become one of the most popular script consultants in the industry and has consulted on nearly 1,000 screenplays. Creative Screenwriting Magazine rated him among the top 10% of screenwriting consultants.
He formerly teaches screenwriting at UCLA Extension as well as lecturing at various universities and film schools throughout Canada and the United States.
Mr. Boyle differs from most of the other screenwriting "gurus" in that he also maintains a successful screenwriting career. Films based on his screen plays have received multiple awards and recognition including: Palm Springs Film Festival “Critics Choice” • Atlantic City Film Festival “Audience Choice” • Toronto Reel World Festival “Best Canadian Feature” • ACTRA nomination for Best Dramatic Writer • Canadian Film Awards Finalist • Recipient of the Harold Greenberg Fund • Chicago Film Festival Special Jury Nomination.
He is also the lead proponent of a visual style of screenwriting called “The Visual Mindscape of Screenplay”. His textbook of the same name was released in early 2013.