Do you know the three definitions of "beat"?
Is your "maguffin" too "on the nose"?
Will your format be "contained" or "arc'd"?
Can you "punch it up" or is it a "page one"?
I’ve put together the 20 Screenwriting Terms You Must Know so you are aren't caught off guard and you're prepared to meet with agents, producers, directors and stars.
- Did you know there are over 65,000 screenplays written each year?
Before you start sending out your scripts or meeting with people, you want to make sure you know what to expect so you can stand out from your competition.
- Hollywood isn't fair and agents and executives can play dirty.
Give yourself the best chance of success by getting the words and phrases that executives use to "test" new writers to see if they are "in" or "out." Unfortunately, one slip up can get your script rejected.
- With this lingo, you can meet decision-makers with confidence.
By simply learning a few new terms, you'll be able to answer questions and sound a like professional writer so agents and producers will know you are serious. With this free guide, you'll no longer be mistaken for newbie or a rookie.
FORMER MGM EXECUTIVE STEPHANIE PALMER
3000+ writer meetings
Hired 100+ screenwriters
Supervised 20+ films
Helped 100+ writers to launch writing careers