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The Hollywood Standard – Third Edition – by Christopher Riley (Paperback)


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Intended to be kept at a screenwriter's fingertips, The Hollywood Standard provides 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 format shot headings, dialogue, direction and transitions – 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 – How to handle text messages and Zoom meetings – How Hollywood's most innovative screenwriters are pushing the boundaries of format – How format for animation differs from live action formats Simply put, Riley knows more about script format than anyone in Hollywood and shares it all in this indispensable guide.