Advice and Articles tagged with screenplay

How to Write a Screenplay

Writing a screenplay, in many ways, is like writing a novel or short story: it requires careful planning to develop the central characters, themes, conflicts, plot devices, and an eventual resolution. The major difference, of course, is that the story must be shown through action and dialogue, rather than simply told through narration. Remember, film is a visual medium and your screenplay should reflect that. Continued...


Mastering the Art of Script Writing

You’ve got a great story idea, and you just know it will be perfect for the big screen. But now what? Perhaps this is your first attempt at script writing, or perhaps you already have a screenplay or two under your belt—either way, we have a few tips that can help make script writing a little easier. Continued...


Script Frenzy: What Is It and How Do I Participate?

Script Frenzy is an event, an organization, a community, and most of all, a personal goal. If you’ve ever wanted to see your story on the stage, TV, silver screen, or even in the pages of a graphic novel or comic, now’s the time. Join the frenzy! Continued...


Writing a Screenplay

Writing a screenplay is very similar to writing a novel or a story, but in a screenplay, you don't tell the audience what is happening, you show them. This podcast will help you gain a better understanding of the art of screenplay writing. Continued...


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