CeltX – Our 2021 Guide To CeltX Script Writing Software

Reading Time: 3 minutes Writing and producing a script is a huge undertaking that can feel overwhelming at times. Fortunately, there are a few script writing programs out there that can help the process along, providing intuitive tools designed with the screenwriter in mind. One of these programs is Celtx, a popular choice for both beginners and professionals alike.

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Which Script Writing Software Should I Choose?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whether you’re just dabbling in screenwriting or looking to make the next hit show, good script writing software can help you get the job done. With a few different options out there, it can be hard to know which one to go for. Here is a breakdown of the most popular platforms, including cost, and

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Film Career Guide: What Is a Script Supervisor?

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this article, we look at script continuity and the job role of the script supervisor. This position is essential but often overlooked on independent film sets. When you make a film, you will likely shoot it out of sequence. As such, mistakes can happen, which can ruin the audience’s experience. Basically, the script supervisor

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Inspiration for Screenwriters in 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes 2020 was for many a horrible year full of worry, sadness, and isolation. Thank heavens we’re now in 2021! As with all true tests though, the aim is not whether we can be fearless or how quickly can we “get back to normal,” but rather whether we are capable of learning from our experience. Whether

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3 Key Creative Writing Techniques

Reading Time: 5 minutes There are a million and one recommendations out there on how to write a screenplay – start with structure, start with your characters, have a good idea, know what the market wants; the list is endless. But what if you are really just starting out. You can feel that flickering flame inside, teasing you to

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5 Tips On Script Rewriting For Beginners

Reading Time: 6 minutes It a phrase we all fear.. script rewriting. However almost every screenwriter will share the adage “writing is rewriting.” Certainly, we would all like to get our film script right on the first pass. Due to the amount of details involved with crafting a screenplay, script rewriting is an inevitable part of the process. Interpreting

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Tips on Writing Film Dialogue

Reading Time: 5 minutes This article is an introduction to an artful element of screenwriting that maintains a degree of mystery – script dialogue. Alfred Hitchcock famously criticized American films as “pictures of people talking.” While screenwriters should always opt to show rather than tell, learning to write film dialogue is an essential skill. Tricks & Craft of Writing

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Script Coverage: How To Deal With Bad Feedback

Reading Time: 4 minutes This article will focus on script coverage how to keep a positive attitude while navigating bad feedback and projects that fall short. Thumbs down. Bomb. Page one-rewrite. While these are the most fatalistic forms of feedback, knowing how to manage unfavourable script coverage is an essential skill. Manage Expectations Firstly, it’s easy for students and

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