Scriptwriting

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How to Write a Story Outline that Works [FREE Script Outline Template]

If you want to write a script, and finish it, story outlines are helpful. Why? Because once you have waded even knee-deep into the writing, it's easy to lose sight of things. Even worse? Predators named fear and self-doubt will be stalking you. (more…)

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Top Screenwriting Tips and Strategies From the Coen Brothers

F ilmmaker Joel Coen has said, “If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge yourself when handling it.” For the past 30 years Joel, along with his brother Ethan, have created films that tackle the most comical and confounding aspects of human nature. (more…)

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How to Make Script Changes in StudioBinder

Scripts are constantly evolving. That’s just what they do. New scenes are added and old scenes are deleted throughout pre-production and production. How do these new changes affect your project? In StudioBinder, making script changes is easy and your project is kept intact. We’re going to walk through the process of how to make script changes, syncing them to your project and how you can access previous versions. (more…)

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How to Write Script Notes in StudioBinder (with Industry Examples of Script Notes)

Whether you're writing the first draft or sharing the final draft with your collaborators, taking notes is critical. Keeping these thoughts, suggestions, or inspirations organized can be a difficult task.But we've solved the problem.Script Notes is an extremely valuable resource that will help keep your ideas intact and accessible so you can stay productive.We’ve created an example of script notes using The Big Lebowski. You can see for yourself how the Coen Brothers might have used all the features of Script Notes to their advantage. (more…)

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What is Cosmic Irony? Definition and Examples For Screenwriters

⌂ OvervieW(1) VERBAL Irony(2) Situational Irony(3) Dramatic IronyThere are many types of irony out there. Within the main branch of situational irony lies a version with a supernatural twist⏤cosmic irony. The main thrust of this series is getting writers to embrace irony as a tool that will add a level of depth and nuance to their work. How do you define cosmic irony? In this chapter, we’re going to specifically talk about this most “fateful” form of irony. (more…)