Join Rick Allen Lippert for an in-depth discussion in this video Presenting the script, part of Video Script Writing.
…So the first draft is done, and now it's time to present it to the client.…Hopefully you've gone over this script more than a few times.…So it's not technically the first draft, even though that's what it's called.…What works best for me is to read aloud…the script the first time the client sees it.…Since most people don't know how to understand a script,…I find it best if I walk them through it.…So…I generally like to give my clients a copy of the script to read along.…But I want you to know that there are pros and…cons to giving a copy of the script to the client.…
Among the pros is, it empowers them.…They have a copy of the script in their hand.…The downside to that though is that it can…be a distraction if they don't follow along with you.…However, if they are following you, it gives them an opportunity…to focus on your spoken word, on…how you're delivering the narration and the dialogue.…If they're not following you and they're looking at just the printed word,…they're not focused on the inflection and the pauses that come with narration.…
- 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.