here's a sample of the basics

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Posted by Tarrik Dane at on April 15, 2002 at 20:11:45:

In Reply to: how the hell do i write a screenplay? posted by diddy384 on April 15, 2002 at 19:59:00:

At the start of the scene goes the scene heading EXT or INT for exterior or Interior. Then the location, (living room, parking lot, etc) followed by the time of day. Next comes a description of whats happening at the begining of the shot, what the area looks like etc. since this is a continuation of another scene there's not much of one here. After that, are the characters lines. Now, I'm far from a professional, but this should help you get the basic idea. Its a good idea to get a script writing program such as final draft which does all the formatting for you as you type it really takes a lot of the work out of it.

The three of them are walking at a swift pace.

That isn’t much of a house
up there.

Maybe not, but I bet they
at least have a phone. We
can call a cab.

It doesn’t look like they’re
going to have much of
anything. It looks like some
crazy hermit lives there.
Look at all these car parts
laying in this field.

Chris laughs.

It does look like some redneck’s

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