Screenwriting

Tools and techniques of screenwriting and film project building.

’A scenario that gives, on reading, the sensation of the soundtrack of the film, will have a rare, extremely convincing evocative power. Physiological thinking of the scenario A film is, physiologically, an object that addresses only two of our (...)

Voice-over is often discouraged in academic scriptwriting textbooks, which focus on the dramatic situation rather than on an interiority considered potentially boring. And yet, many films, and even “mainstream products”, successfully use (...)

A very simple use of the mobile phone can speed up the scriptwriting work. In many fields prototypes are made, which can also be called drafts, diagrams, wireframes, mockups... The prototype makes it possible to partially simulate the (...)

Scrivener is probably today the best software to write a script. Synthetic discovery of this tool. Why a specific software to write a screenplay? Why would we need specific software to write a script? Don’t we just need a pen or a word (...)

I am very regular member commission to award financial aid to film production. In my experience, what are the best practices and pitfalls ? Why oral presentation All commissions do not offer the ability to project to make an oral presentation. (...)

One of the first difficulties of writing the script is the macroscopic structure, ie the general sense of the narrative. Forget Syd Field There are, of course, the famous “three-act structure,” dear to Syd Field (see his famous book Screenplay), (...)

Why use special software to write a screenplay ? A screenplay goes, often in a standardized format, which boils down to something very simple: one page = 1 minute. A script page contains: numbers, title and details of scenes, stage directions (...)

Does scenarios differently because of the existence and operation of the future is conceived on DVD ? It is of course difficult to generalize. You have to look in different areas. Let’s take two: film and corporate video. Film Increasingly, (...)

The fear of the blank page ... How to write a screenplay? Each has its engines, ways of inspiration, which are discussed shortly. Include Jean-Claude Carrière, who said “imagination is a muscle.”A common feature of all the writers This is probably (...)

Initially questions What is literature ? A look at the real ? A meeting between a filmmaker and a reality ? What is the value of a documentary ? In the quality of spontaneity, the truth of this meeting ? Spontaneity and truth are they two (...)