(Video) Final Draft 101: Introduction to Screenwriting – 13. Exploring Dialogue Conventions

This is extremely informative about screen writing dialogue, particularly the time spent on “…”, as I’ve found myself to do this a lot. Ultimately, it’s an instructional document for other people to use, and – as with everything – it comes down to whether it’s significant to the story. Remember: a screenplay is real estate, and if it states the obvious, the reader will just assume the screenwriter can’t write with sparsity.

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This is extremely informative about screen writing dialogue, particularly the¬†time spent on “…”, as I’ve found myself to do this a lot. Ultimately, it’s an instructional document for other people to use, and – as with everything – it comes down to whether it’s significant to the story. Remember: a screenplay is real estate, and if it states the obvious, the reader will just assume the screenwriter can’t write with sparsity.

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