action descriptions


directing a script
It’s perhaps one of the most common script notes readers give, and something that can have the unfortunate effect of making the writer seem a little over-precious: don’t direct the script! This usually involves details of the location requirements and camera instructions such as SLOW MOTION, PAN, DISSOLVE, CUT and […]

5 WAYS TO DIRECT YOUR SCRIPT WITHOUT ACTUALLY DIRECTING IT


7 WAYS TO IMPROVE SCRIPT WRITING STYLE
AVOID ANYTHING OBVIOUS This can involve small, insignificant descriptions like “X walks over to the door” and “as” phrases like “As X does something, Y notices something about her” – essentially, you don’t actually need the “as” at all; it’s just one of those overused words that could be cut. […]

6 WAYS TO IMPROVE SCRIPTWRITING STYLE!