What Is The Difference Between A Script And A Screenplay?

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When first starting out as a filmmaker or videographer, the terms script and screenplay might have confused you. Both are used almost interchangeably, so does that mean they are the same thing? If not, what is the difference between a script and a screenplay? A “script” is the written document version of a visual art …

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How Much Is A Feature Screenwriter Paid?

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As an aspiring feature screenwriter, your goal is to write movies because you love movies. But somewhere along the line, you also found out that you can make some pretty serious money doing it. Admit it, you want to know: how much is a screenwriter paid?  Screenwriters are paid according to their industry rate, but …

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How To Get An Agent As A Screenwriter? Here’s How!

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If you’re looking to pursue a career in screenwriting, you’ve probably asked yourself the age-old question: how do you get an agent as a screenwriter?  The answer is two-fold in today’s climate: 1) you can get an agent by successfully navigating the industry to the point where an agent becomes necessary for a sale, or …

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Where Should A Screenwriter Live?

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As an aspiring screenwriter living anywhere outside of Los Angeles, you’ve probably asked yourself this question: do you have to move to LA or New York, or can you pursue your career from anywhere? In other words, where should a screenwriter live? A screenwriter does not have to live in Los Angeles or New York to …

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How To Become A Screenwriter For TV Or Netflix?

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With so many shows and feature films being released on television and streaming services such as Netflix, you have to wonder: where do they get all these writers to write them? Does Netflix have some secret lab where they incubate and grow writers? Or can anyone get a job working as part of the writing …

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How To Copyright Your Screenplay And Protect Your Film Idea

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If you’re a writer and have a screenplay you’re passionate about, a very real and understandable fear is that your script or idea may be stolen. Unfortunately, there are plenty of stories about this happening, so it’s easy to want to be protective. The reality of this situation is that you can’t copyright an idea, …

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