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Do you dream of the day where your story transforms into film, you see your name in lights from Hollywood's red carpet, or you watch your characters come alive on the big screen? A few successful scriptwriters have listed some of their BEST insights on when (and how) to put the pen to paper, and are steering you clear of crumbling up your ideas and playing basketball with your trash can.
When working on a video project, for fun or for a client, it is always a good idea to start the process by drafting a script. A script will give you the structure necessary to turn that single daunting project into multiple smaller, and more digestible goals. It also helps you and your team to stay on track while out on shoots. And as a big added bonus, it shows your clients that you are organized and prepared.
Creating a script for your story (and soon-to-be film) is essential to its success, that's why prepping yourself beforehand is key- just like everything else in this industry. So, next time you get a quick break in between takes, read up on our 6 script writing tips that could make or break your film.
So you think you’re ready to write the script that’s been swimming in your head for months (maybe years)? Here are 10 things you need to know before you put pen to paper-or fingers to keyboard.
Most writing, whether that be for screen, for stage or in novel form, shares things in common. The differences between the different modes of storytelling can be subtle, or they can be significant. When it comes to writing for screen, the difference is not just worth noting, it’s vitally important. You can very easily come under fire for not adhering to the norms of a screenplay, in a way that you are unlikely to have happen with a novel, for example. Novels can be quite abstract, and there’s a lot to be said for pushing the boundaries of it as a medium. Screenwriting is more prescriptive, and you run into a lot of issues that don’t occur as much with stage plays, so let’s look at some of those.
Directed by Aneesh Chaganty and starring John Cho, Searching proves just how powerful technology has become by bringing viewers into the story through the lens of one MacBook and iPhones. The editors used Adobe Premiere Pro to craft a suspenseful narrative of a father searching for his missing daughter under the unique confines of FaceTime conversations, iMessages, Google searches and live-streamed news. Editors Nicholas D. Johnson and Will Merrick shared their experience working on the film, its challenges and upcoming projects.
Writing a script can be an extremely daunting task - especially when almost every project has started a that very point, with words on paper. Or on a screen if you're typing. Sure, once production starts, it can really make a script come to life on screen, but all productions are led by the script and knowing how to craft a really incredible one is a sought after skill.
Location Scouting is the on-ground analysis of a location to find whether it perfectly fits your script and has feasible logistics. It requires a lot of travelling, observing and taking notes.
Jeremy Carr, whose film Other Madnesses, is a dark study of a reclusive NYC tour guide who suffers from nightmares that force him to lash out at threats he perceives around him. Carr's film took roughly eight years to go from script to screen, including six years' of filming. Get an inside look at this director's work, advice and tips for first time filmmakers.
So your big budget flick is greenlit for production - congratulations! But where do you go from here? Though your movie will be remembered for what’s seen on screen, it will be created by the hard work off-screen during - you guessed it - pre-production.