Watermark PDF: How to Protect Your Screenplays

A great screenplay is worth millions (sometimes billions!) of dollars, so protect them through watermark PDFs! Are there simple steps to help increase the security of your script? YES! And they are readily available in StudioBinder. We’re going to show you how to create a watermark PDF of your script that also includes headers and footers.… Continue reading Watermark PDF: How to Protect Your Screenplays

How to Write Every Day: Successful Writing Habits for Screenwriters

What do writers do? To be a screenwriter, all you have to do is write, and many people struggle with doing that consistently. A lot of screenwriters out there have the perfect idea for a film they just need to put to paper. Maybe they’ve already written a few pages or the first act. Getting… Continue reading How to Write Every Day: Successful Writing Habits for Screenwriters

Fight Club Script: Characters, Quotes, and Screenplay PDF Download

The Fight Club script was adapted from Chuck Palahniuk’s book of the same name. This was Fox 2000’s first film, and while it is arguably one of the best films ever made, the executives at Fox 2000 reportedly hated the film.  We’re going to provide analysis of the Fight Club screenplay by touching on the Fight… Continue reading Fight Club Script: Characters, Quotes, and Screenplay PDF Download

What is Verbal Irony? Definition and Examples for Screenwriters

⌂ Types OF IronyVerbal IronySituational IronyDramatic Irony Verbal irony is the most common type of irony because it’s tied directly to language – which we use every day. But what is verbal irony exactly and what are its different subtypes? We’re going to answer those questions by exploring how verbal irony can add depth and… Continue reading What is Verbal Irony? Definition and Examples for Screenwriters

What is a Compound-Complex Sentence Structure — Examples and Tips for Writers

Sentences are at the core of any language. We all speak them, but we might not know exactly how to label them. One of the most complex (if you will) sentence structures is the compound complex sentence. Understanding what a compound complex sentence looks like will allow you to have a firmer command of your writing. So,… Continue reading What is a Compound-Complex Sentence Structure — Examples and Tips for Writers

What is a Complex Sentence Structure — Examples and Tips

A complex sentence structure might sound daunting. What is a complex sentence structure? I’ve only just mastered simple! Don’t worry– complex sentences aren’t as complex as their title makes them out to be. Let us guide you through the in’s and out’s of the complex sentence rules.Continue reading What is a Complex Sentence Structure — Examples and… Continue reading What is a Complex Sentence Structure — Examples and Tips

What is The Three Act Structure? No Formulas Necessary

Screenwriters have a tendency of defining the three act structure by either vehemently opposing it or swearing by it. Some define it entirely differently than others. How is that possible? Well, let’s answer ‘what is the three act structure,’ learn its original intention, and see if we can find some middle ground between the many… Continue reading What is The Three Act Structure? No Formulas Necessary

How to Write a Montage in a Script — Formatting For Various Locations

You’ve got a great idea for a montage. But what does it look like on the page? Figuring out how to write a montage in a script the “right” way is a common concern. There isn’t one definitive way to write a montage. You have plenty of industry-standard options. We’ll cover all of them in this… Continue reading How to Write a Montage in a Script — Formatting For Various Locations

10 Best Shakespeare Movies: Film Adaptations Based on his Plays

You love William Shakespeare, right? Regardless, you’re looking for the best movie adaptation of William Shakespeare plays, but there are so many and you’re not sure which are the best to watch. We’ve put together a list of the 10 best William Shakespeare movie adaptations so you can not only learn more but also appreciate… Continue reading 10 Best Shakespeare Movies: Film Adaptations Based on his Plays

Mastering the Screenplay: Writing Exposition in Film

I s there anything worse than bad exposition in film? Few things turn an audience off than listening to a character explain things for no reason. But at the same time, the exposition of a story is vital.  And while sci-fi and fantasy are where you’ll find the really bad examples of exposition, it’s not just for… Continue reading Mastering the Screenplay: Writing Exposition in Film

How to Collaborate with Comments in StudioBinder

When you want feedback on your script or when you’re heading into production, communication is essential. This usually involves a series of emails, phone calls, or handwritten notes–all from different sources. These become difficult to organize and easy to lose. When you’re working with a project in StudioBinder, there’s no need for external apps, Word documents,… Continue reading How to Collaborate with Comments in StudioBinder

How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay: John Wick Fight Scenes

You want to learn how to write a fight scene in a screenplay, but it seems that each writer takes their own unique approach. How then can you determine the ‘right way’ to write compelling fight scenes? No worries.  This post will take you through the process of writing the best fight scenes for different… Continue reading How to Write a Fight Scene in a Screenplay: John Wick Fight Scenes

The Deadpool Script: Movie Quotes and Screenplay PDF Download

The Deadpool script helped to create a cultural phenomenon — a modern superhero movie that floats above political correctness and brings a brand of biting humor along with a distinct meta quality. In this post, we’re going to analyze the Deadpool script so that you can see how the screenwriters crafted a story that would lead… Continue reading The Deadpool Script: Movie Quotes and Screenplay PDF Download

How to Write a Car Chase Scene in a Screenplay [with Examples]

T here’s something about a car chase that captivates an audience.  Maybe it’s the need for speed, or, perhaps it’s the knowledge that at any moment the scene can come to an abrupt end that gets the heart racing. But is it easy to pull off?  Nowadays, sophisticated audiences require more from their action scenes.  Car… Continue reading How to Write a Car Chase Scene in a Screenplay [with Examples]