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  • Screenwriting: 4 Exercises to Try Before You Write - Duration: 5 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 959 views
    Do you have a great idea you're ready to get started on? Is there enough "meat" on the project's bones to go from FADE IN to FADE OUT?

    Here are four exercises to consider before you start writing...
  • Screenwriting: Querying Your Script - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 412 views
    Have you written a great script and wondering what to do with it?

    Here are some tips on how to query your writing successfully and steps to sell your script.

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  • Screenwriting: 10 Tips to Use in Contained Scripts - Duration: 8 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 392 views
    We go over 10 elements to include in your own writing to keep the plot tense and a reader reading, regardless of limited locations.

    These techniques may be known by multiple names, but what you ca...
  • Screenwriting: 4 Words (Phrases) to Avoid - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,155 views
    Certain words and phrases don't score you anything extra with readers, and using them too frequently may cause you to actually lose points.

    Here are a few suggestions of what to edit out of your s...
  • Screenwriting: How to Write a Synopsis - Duration: 7 minutes, 36 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 14,374 views
    Need an easy format for a synopsis that will also work when pitching your script? Make sure to demonstrate you understand plot! No need to fear, we're here to help.

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  • Screenwriting: Generating Contained Thriller Ideas - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,832 views
    Giving your script a contained setting makes it more marketable. Ever wonder why? Are you stuck on ways to brainstorm contained script ideas? Not to worry, we're here to help.

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  • Screenwriting: 5 Option Clauses to Consider - Duration: 6 minutes, 54 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 149 views
    A producer wants to option your script. The money looks about right, but what other factors are there to consider before you sign on the dotted line?

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  • Screenwriting: Intercut This! - Duration: 9 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,888 views
    Using an intercut can save time and create whitespace, helping a reader stay focused on your story. In this video we go over how to use it (as well as cover V.O. vs O.S. and whether or not to incl...
  • Screenwriting: 10 Sins to Avoid - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,218 views
    What are some common problems found in pro and amateur scripts alike? We go over the Top 10 from our forums.

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  • Screenwriting: 6 Questions for Building Great Characters - Duration: 5 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 809 views
    Creating three dimensional characters is crucial to your story. Here's a short list of questions that, when answered, will make them more than just names on a page.

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  • Screenwriting: 5 Script With Memorable Description - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 728 views
    Setting the proper tone is a great first step to ensure a reader starts at page 1 and reads to "fade out". One way to do that is to include intriguing description.

    Here are 5 script examples to l...
  • Screenwriting: Using an Ellipsis... - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 657 views
    What is an ellipsis in screenwriting terms? How is it used and how often should you use it?

    Check out our quick informative video.

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