Scriptwriting Software Reviews

Screenwriting Software is similar to a word processor in that the writer does the writing and the screenwriting software does the formatting of the screenplay to industry standards. While some screenwriting software does little more than format your screenplay, more sophisticated screenwriting software allows you to create outlines, view your story via simulated index cards which are easily shuffled around, creating character bios, notes, etc.

Monday Morning Editor Picks: Writing Tools

Writers write. But how do you construct a story without the proper writing tools? Here are some classic and not-so-classic writing tools I use to help me: 1. Movie Magic Screenwriter 6: I’ve used both Movie Magic (MM) and Final Draft, but when I write with a writing partner, I much...

Screenwriting Product Review: Chimpanzee Software Review

This review really should be titled “What I Just Learned About Scheduling and Budgeting My Film.” I say this because I’ve been involved in several no-budget films as an actor, camera man, assistant director, lighting guy… well you get the idea. If you make your own independent films you almost always...

Screenwriting Product Review: StoryO Software

I’ve been able to check out lots of software products for writing in the past year and they have all been really cool. StoryO by Jungle Software is no exception. StoryO is a software designed for scriptwriters, novelists, playwrights and anyone else who needs to create and organize their writing. The...

Monday Morning Editor’s Picks: Tools for TV Writing

While I am predominantly focused on writing feature films, I have indeed had experience in TV writing on a show that was in development in the UK… that never got picked up. But during that process, I got to work with incredible people all over the world and wrote an episode of the...