Monday, October 29, 2007

10 steps to write a screenplay

This website is filled with advice for the novice screenwriter who has no idea where or how to start his movie. The author of the website gives the reader 10 vital steps that will turn any novice into a professional screenwriter who is ready to take on the challenge of thinking up a script. One of the steps that he says is necessary is peer editing. The author claims that it is important for close friends and other peers to read the screenplay in order to get feedback and insight into how the screenplay could be better. Another tip that the author gives is to know the market that you're dealing with. For example, if your target audience is the children of America, it would not be wise to include mature and adult themes in the movie. However, if the target audience was a group was a group of adults, the mature and adult themes might be acceptable. All in all, if the reader follows the instructions on this website carefully, then producing a screenplay might be a little closer than he or she thinks.

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