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 […]

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