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How do you Introduce Multiple Characters at Once in a Script?

We’ve already already talked about introducing characters but what about multiple ones in the same scene. It can be tricky to introduce multiple characters in a screenplay, even for seasoned scriptwriters. A group introduction is the first opportunity to hook your reader in your screenplay. It can make or break a reader’s first impression of […]

First Act Break in Screenwriting

Ideally, when you’re writing a screenplay, every moment – every line of dialogue, every action, and every plot point – will work. But there are some elements that, if they aren’t working, will cause your whole screenplay to fall apart. The first act break is one of them. As the first transition between two different […]

Scene Description in Screenplays: The Ultimate Guide

When I first started writing screenplays, I was told, your scene description is the lifeblood of your script. It’s more important than other aspects of your script, such as dialogue—words given from people like Aaron sworkin and David Mamet.  Today I’m going to show you how to write a scene description that gets producers to: Turn the […]

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