In Formatting: A Bit of History, Hester Schell introduces readers to where screenwriting standards evolved, including examples and further reading.
Dave Trottier, AKA Dr. Format, answers our readers questions on proper screenwriting formatting for writing voiceover, prelap, and chryon.
With so many conflicting opinions on screenplay formatting out there, Dave Trottier offers advice to keep screenwriters from losing their minds.
Dave Trottier, AKA Dr. Format, discusses proper screenplay format when dealing with action and dialogue.
Dave Trottier, aka Dr. Format, gives advice on the most common screenwriting format mistake and on whether you need to use "DAY" and "NIGHT".
Bang2write's Lucy V sees writers sabotage themselves. Here's 5 common WRONG writing beliefs that hold writers back ... Don't let it be YOU in 2016!
Dave Trottier, AKA Dr. Format, answers Script's reader questions on formatting a screenplay like a pro.
Wendy Kram showcases the elements necessary for writing a screenplay that's powerful. Learn from a producer and script consultant what you need to succeed.
The most fundamental thing you need to master when becoming a screenwriter is screenplay formatting. Understanding the basics is crucial to selling your screenplays.
Dave Trottier, AKA Dr. Format, answers the question, "Can you give me one good reason why I shouldn’t include camera directions for screenplays?