Join Amy DeLouise for an in-depth discussion in this video Helpful tools, part of Script Writing for Nonfiction Video.
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- So we've talked about Hollywood screenwriting tools and…we've talked about a more traditional multi-column format.…And I think there's a product out there that kind of…bridges the gap between these two…and that is Adobe Story.…As you might imagine,…Adobe Story has a lot of wonderful features…that tie-in with the editing process.…Look around on Lynda.com because there's…some wonderful resources for you to do an entire course…just focused on Adobe Story.…Let's talk about some other tools that are available to you…for the creative brainstorming process…which is obviously a huge part of scriptwriting.…
There's a great new sticky app from 3-M,…if you like sticky notes,…which if you've ever seen my office,…it's filled with sticky notes,…so I love this idea.…Also there's an index card app which I think is very cool…because you can highlight index cards…and you can color code them for you ideas…and maybe share them with your edit team…or your shooting team.…If you want to use storyboards…and you're not a storyboard artist,…
In this course, you'll learn how to write nonfiction scripts that work with a variety of budgets. Taught by Amy DeLouise, a passionate educator who has scripted hundreds of award-winning videos, it's packed with tools and tips for every level of writer and producer. Her script-to-screen workflow will help you develop your story goals and structure, create a narrative arc, work with sound bites, find the right tools to write your script, and pitch your script to clients and stakeholders.
- The benefits of scripting
- Defining your story goals
- Building a story structure, including point of view, characters, and style
- Creating a compelling narrative arc
- Creating a treatment
- Building shooting vs. editing scripts
- Writing before interviewing
- Working with script writing software
- Creating a script template
- Using storyboards for script pitches
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Interviewswith Anthony Q. Artis1h 55m Appropriate for all
Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shootingwith Anthony Q. Artis2h 58m Appropriate for all
Practical Project Management for Creative Projectswith Richard Harrington2h 30m Appropriate for all
Documentary Editing with Premiere Prowith Jason Osder3h 48m Intermediate
1. Creating and Engaging Nonfiction Stories
Motivating viewers2m 56s
2. Defining Story Goals
3. Building Your Story Structure
4. Creating a Narrative Arc
5. Scripting Workflow
6. Scripting Strategies
7. Script Writing Tools and Formats
8. Tips for Script Pitches and Approvals
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