What is Catharsis — Definition & Examples for Storytellers

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What is Script Writing — The Basics to Help Get You Started

How to Format a ScreenplayOpen menu Formatting a Screenplay Screenplay Font Margins Scene Headings Sluglines Action / Description Action Breaks Character Cues Dialogue Transitions Chyrons Flashbacks TV Script Format 101 Pre-Lap How to Use O.S. in a Script How to Use CONT’D in a Script FREE Movie Scripts: StudioBinder Screenwriting Library Write Your Script for… Continue reading What is Script Writing — The Basics to Help Get You Started

Ethos, Pathos & Logos — Definition and Examples of Persuasive Advertising Techniques

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Ultimate AV Script Template to Write Better Ads [FREE AV Script Template]

Writing an Audio/Visual (AV) script template can be a nerve-racking undertaking. Your message may be simple, but getting it down to one-minute timing can be an intimidating thing. But as with any creative endeavor, you just need to lock down your structure. This is what a trusty AV script template (or audio visual template) does:… Continue reading Ultimate AV Script Template to Write Better Ads [FREE AV Script Template]

What is Dramatic Irony? Definition and Examples

Dramatic IronyOpen menu Types of Irony What is Tragic Irony Stages of Dramatic Irony Verbal IronyOpen menu Sarcasm Understatement Overstatement Socratic Irony Situational IronyOpen menu Cosmic Irony Poetic Justice Structural Irony Historical Irony (FREE E-Book) Irony Explained: The Ultimate Guide Dramatic irony is one of the three main types of irony. Like verbal and situational… Continue reading What is Dramatic Irony? Definition and Examples

What is Situational Irony? Definition and Examples

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How to Write a Buzzworthy Explainer Video Script [Free Template]

Sixty-one percent of businesses use explainer videos to market their products and services. But how do you start from scratch? Explainer videos are nothing without a great explainer video script template. You only have a minute or so to pitch your product, so every word and frame matters more than ever. By following these rules and… Continue reading How to Write a Buzzworthy Explainer Video Script [Free Template]

What is a Video Essay? The Art of the Video Analysis Essay

In the era of the internet and Youtube, the video essay has become an increasingly popular means of expressing ideas and concepts. However, there is a bit of an enigma behind the construction of the video essay largely due to the vagueness of the term. What defines a video analysis essay? What is a video essay… Continue reading What is a Video Essay? The Art of the Video Analysis Essay

How to Make a TV Commercial — From Script to Schedule

If you’ve used StudioBinder’s project management tools before, you know the value of managing a project collaboratively under one roof. However, for those of us who work in commercial television production using AV scripts, we’re left on the outside looking in, right? Not necessarily. The way I see it is, StudioBinder is a tool which… Continue reading How to Make a TV Commercial — From Script to Schedule

What is Verbal Irony? Definition and Examples

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3 Types of Irony Every Storyteller Should Know (with Examples)

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How to Write an Epilogue — Ideas for Crafting a Perfect Ending

So you’ve finished your story: the primary antagonist has been defeated; the main-plot has been resolved — but something still feels incomplete. Don’t worry, many writers struggle to find that ever-so-coveted perfect ending. One way to add further resolution to a story’s conclusion is by adding an epilogue. We’re going to show you how to… Continue reading How to Write an Epilogue — Ideas for Crafting a Perfect Ending

TV Script Format 101 — Examples of How to Format a TV Script

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Best Free Musical Movie Scripts Online (with PDF Downloads)

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