Join Rick Allen Lippert for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining and using script terminology, part of Video Script Writing.
Every industry has its jargon.…It's that shorthand language that enables quick communication.…Perhaps you've overheard a waitress in a diner repeat your order to the…cook using words that were nothing like what you had just told her.…It's the same with video production.…We have words and abbreviations that we use in writing…scripts that would mean nothing to someone outside of the business.…So we're going to talk about script terms, and I'm…going to use the template that's included in the exercise files.…
And there'll be more about these terms when…we get to the movie, writing the first draft.…But the first term isn't really a script…term, it's really just a word processing document term.…And that is Header.…I think it's important that every script have a header on every page.…Because as pages get separated,…this makes it easier to put them back together.…Now a style that I've created for the video…script template includes the graphics, music and sound effects style.…Each of these look the same on the script, so…
- Establishing the goals and purpose of an informational video
- Understanding the modes of persuasion
- Setting up two-column scripts
- Using script templates
- Analyzing the audience
- Creating an outline
- Writing the first draft
- Finalizing the script
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 04/10/2018. What changed?
A: We revised the videos on setting up two-column scripts in Microsoft Word and Apple Pages, and added new videos that show how to perform the same task in Google Docs.