The Hollywood Standard - Softcover


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“The script, I always believe, is the foundation of everything.” - Ewan McGregor

  • The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style, 2nd Revised Edition
  • Thousands of promising scripts never get a fair read from Hollywood because their format is wrong. Poor formatting is the mark of an amateur and in the ultra-competitive world of screenwriting, the wrong first impression can kill your dreams.
  • Intended to be kept at a screenwriter’s fingertips, The Hollywood Standard gives you what even the best script software can’t: clear, concise instructions and hundreds of examples to take the guesswork out of a multitude of formatting questions that perplex even seasoned screenwriters.
  • Contents include:

    • When a new scene heading is appropriate and when it isn’t
    • How to control pace with formatting
    • How to make a script page visually inviting to the reader
    • What to capitalize and why
    • How to get into and out of a POV shot
    • What can and can’t be included in an establishing shot
    • And much more

    Pages: 208

    Published: July 2009

    Size (cm):

    22 x 28 x 1.5

    Every purchase supports ACMI.

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