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Script Writing Format
Transcript of Script Writing Format
Programs to Get Going
Why This Format?
3 Most Commonly Used Elements
1) Demonstrate the Value of using Screenplay Format
SEE and HEAR
Your biggest obstacle and resource.
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Day or Night
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This is the program I know use and love. Industry standard, or at least it was when I began writing.
Everyone speaking the same language throughout production alleviates misunderstandings.
Tool for Entire Process
Great for Actors Finding Lines
Building Shooting Schedules
Estimating Duration of Screen Time
1 page = 1 minute
Submissions to Studios
If not this format your script will get tossed as fast as a resume with spelling misstakes.
2) Provide 3 Practical Tools
The formatting has been boiled down to the basics, for practical communication of story/script. Exact formatting should be employed if you are to submit your script to a studio.
Example - I say dialogue should be centered, when really it should be indented an exact distance from the left margin.
3) Reminder of the Cardinal Rule