Scriptwriting

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29 articles in this collection
Written by Shant Kiraz and Brandon

Best Practices when Formatting a Montage in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format a montage in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting Telephone Calls in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format telephone calls in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting Transitions in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format transitions in a script
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Saving your screenplay changes

Learn how to manually save your progress on the screenwriting page
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How to create a document template

Learn how to create a template of a screenplay or freeform document
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Best Practices when Formatting Characters in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format characters in a script
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How to sync a script to the project

Use sync screenplay to sync across the project
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Best Practices when Formatting a Parenthetical in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format a parenthetical in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting Slug Lines or Sub-headers in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format sluglines or subheaders in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting Action Lines in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format action lines in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting a Flashback in a Screenplay

Learn how to format a flashback in a script
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Best Practices when Formatting Dialogue in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format dialogue in a script
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How to Edit Your Screenplay

Learn how to make changes to your script with StudioBinder
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Written by Shant Kiraz
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How to write a script

Start writing your screenplay or create a standalone document
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Written by Shant Kiraz
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Best Practices when Formatting a Scene Heading in a Screenplay

Learn how to properly format scene headings in a script
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Written by Brandon
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How to switch script versions on the writing page

Learn how to switch to a previous version of the script from the writing page
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How to rename a screenplay

Learn how to rename your script from the script writing page
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What are eighths?

Learn what eights are and why they appear on your script
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How to add comments on a script

Learn how to collaborate with your team on your screenplay
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How to duplicate a script version

Create a new script version after receiving notes on your script
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How to print your screenplay

Learn how to print your script from the screenplay page
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Screenwriting keyboard shortcuts

Speed up the screenwriting process using these hotkeys
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How to import an updated screenplay

Learn how to import your script directly from your Screenplay page
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How to download your script

Learn how to export your script as a PDF from the writing page
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The difference between locked and unlocked scripts

Lock scene numbers in place if you're still updating your script
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How to renumber scenes on your screenplay

Learn how to renumber scenes on the screenwriting page
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Screenplay Elements

Learn what the different elements are and what they are used for
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How to use script notes

Learn how to use script notes on the screenwriting page
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How to watermark a screenplay

Learn how to export your screenplay with a watermark
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Updated over a week ago