Join Rick Allen Lippert for an in-depth discussion in this video Finalizing the script, part of Video Script Writing.
…There's an old saying that writing is rewriting.…I think what that means essentially is that everything improves with editing.…So you've submitted the first draft, maybe even the…second draft, the third draft, fourth draft or more.…But now it's time to finalize that script.…I can't stress enough how important it is to read your script out loud,…the whole thing, every word.…And if you can have someone else read it…out loud for you, that's even better because then…you can actually hear what that script says as…opposed to just hearing yourself read it out loud.…
Although there's big value in that as well.…This would be the time you would do the storyboarding, if it's required.…If it's not required, well then just send…it on to the stakeholders and get the approval…from all of the stakeholders you've been working with…so far, everyone who's approved the script so far.…But now, you'll find out about that Senior Vice President no…one told you about, who wants many changes to the script.…So, you go back and you write the real final…
- 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.