Screenwriting With Impact - Don Bledsoe
The screenplay you've pounded out on your trusty word processor is finished at last! Before the reader even looks at the title of your script, it must pass the "rifle test. " The rifle test tells a professional in seconds whether the script is professionally written or not.
Rewriting your Screenplay: The Road to your Audience - Gordy Hoffman
The promise of the rewrite is very sweet. I have collected evidence that the more authentic the labor put into rewriting your screenplay, the greater the reward, and the reward is high, for whatever lovely, wonderful moments you might have discovered in the frightening process of plowing through the first draft, those moments, those seeds, are only seeds, and they only fulfill their destiny as giant, involving scenes in the movie that screens before people.
What Do Directors Look For In A Script? - Nick Smith
Iím currently directing an independent feature called Captain Felderís Cannon. During preproduction, one of the writers asked me whether I wanted all the setups numbered. She wanted to break each scene down into shots, camera angles, to take the movie that she imagined and convey it on the page.