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How to Write Jump Cuts in a Screenplay

Jump cuts are something we usually see only in a film. They are sometimes referred to as quick cuts or montages. They’re a way of sending information to the audience at a rapid pace, cutting from one action to another, jumping forward in time. One second the character is packing his bangs the next, he’s on […]

How to Write Names in Screenplays (Characters and Locations)

When a character’s name first appears, it’s the first sight of what the reader knows about the character. So it should pop out.  How to write names in a screenplay? You write names in a script in all caps in the script description the first time they appear; then, you always write names in all […]

How to Write an Opening Title Sequence, Card, Credits in a Script

At the beginning of any movie, some titles display. It shows us the director, writer, producers, etc. It’s called a title sequence.  Sometimes it goes by other names like: Opening credits Movie Titles Opening title card Screenplay titles Main Titles A title sequence is a flash of intresting visuals and sounds to display the movie creator’s names […]

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