So your character is looking at a photo, and you want to describe it. Or there is a photo in a script, and the camera pans to it, and only the audience sees the photo, and the characters don’t. If you got any one of these two issues and you don’t know how to describe […]
How to Write a News Scene in a Screenplay That Makes Sense
I recently got crucified for writing my News scene in my screenplay by my professional screenwriting coach. Why? Because of three mistakes, I made that I will lay out for you step by step so you can avoid them. This article will go over the dos and don’ts when writing a screenplay news scene. But […]
How To Write A Heart-Pounding Kissing Scene In a Screenplay (Tips And Examples)
So, you’ve got the perfect story laid out before you. There is drama, angst, and an ideal resolution… but it’s still missing that tinge of romance. Your script is missing the kissing scene. How to write a kissing scene in a screenplay? You can generally write “They kiss.” It’s what leads up to the kiss […]
What Is The Purpose of a Screenplay?
Screenplays can have many purposes depending on what type of script you’re writing. But we narrowed it down to a basic definition for all of them. What is the purpose of a screenplay? The purpose of a script is to act as a written plan for movie production. For aspiring screenwriters, the purpose is more […]
How do you write a stutter, gasp, and sighs in a screenplay?
In dialogue, there are little nuances best shown on camera through feeling and improvisation. But how do you explain these things in a script beforehand? How would you express emotional language like stutters, gasps, and sighs in a script? Keep reading to find out. How Do You Write a Stutter in a Screenplay? You write […]
How to Write a Party Scene in a Screenplay
Did you know that 73% of movies made have some party scene? Whether that be a barbecue, dance party, sleepover, club scene, dinner party, you name it. It’s a great way to see how your protagonist reacts and responds emotionally in an environment with many unfamiliar people. It puts pressure on your character and is […]