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New Shot, New Paragraph

When do you start a new paragraph? One thing that tends to confound new screenwriters is the issue of paragraphs. Some scripts have longer paragraphs. Other scripts have shorter ones -- some as short as one word.  So how do you decide it's time to start a new...

The Incredible(s) Sale!

It's finally here! One of my favorite films of all time is THE INCREDIBLES... Not just favorite animated films -- favorite films, period. I just think it's brilliant. In celebration of the opening week of the long-awaited sequel that was just released, I'm offering a...

Shakes His Head

Efficiency Screenwriting is all about efficiency. Maximum impact with the minimum number of words. So one of my biggest pet peeves is when I see the following in scripts: She shakes her head no. There are two big things wrong with that action line: Why is the word...

The Importance of Active Verbs

Dude, aren't all verbs active? Good question, smartass! The truth is, there are passive and active forms of verbs. The active form (without the "ing") is almost always the best one to use. For example, I often see a variation of the following sentence: Jack is sitting...

MoviePass – Is It Worth It?

What is it? MoviePass is a service that allows you to see as many movies as you like (but only one movie per day) for a flat monthly fee. So in a 31 day month, you could conceivably see 31 different movies... or one movie 31 times, if that's your thing. When the...

Capitalizing God, Mom and Dad

When do you capitalize god, mom and dad?  Based on the frequency with which I encounter these capitalization mistakes while proofreading scripts, there seems to be a lot of confusion surrounding this question. Luckily, there's a really easy trick to remember when to...

PROMISES – TeaDance Film Festival Finalist

The Finals! So, this is cool. My script PROMISES just made the finals of the 2016 TeaDance Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. I'm blessed to have many female friends in the LGBTQ community. As such, we often talk about lesbian movies. Most conversations are variations on:...