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How to write a script for a movie (w/ adobe story)

Write a Script for a Movie (W/ Adobe Story)

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Get your computer.

Get your computer.

Open up your internet browser.

Open up your internet browser.

Go to (( story.adobe.com ))

Go to (( story.adobe.com ))

Click "Join"

Click "Join"

Fill it out and click "Create."

Fill it out and click "Create."

Accept the terms and conditions - of course, nobody reads them anyways ;)

Accept the terms and conditions - of course, nobody reads them anyways ;)

IN A NEW TAB, verify your email address by logging onto your email account and opening the message "Verify Your E-Mail Address with Adobe." Click the yellow button that says "Verify e-mail address."

Close out this tab...

Close out this tab...

...and return to this one! Press continue.

...and return to this one! Press continue.

Welcome to the home screen! Click the word "PROJECTS" up in the top-left corner of the screen.

Welcome to the home screen! Click the word "PROJECTS" up in the top-left corner of the screen.

This is the projects page; it organizes all your scripts.

This is the projects page; it organizes all your scripts.

Click "+ New" in the top-right corner of the screen.

Click "+ New" in the top-right corner of the screen.

Fill out the pop-up so that it applied to a film script. Type in whatever title you like! Then, click "Create."

Fill out the pop-up so that it applied to a film script. Type in whatever title you like! Then, click "Create."

You have now arrived at the script! Adobe Story automatically formats everything in proper script form - all you need to do is use the right keyboard shortcuts!

For a complete list of keyboard/mouse commands, go to (( helpx.adobe.com/uk/story/help/keyboard-shortcuts.html ))

For a complete list of keyboard/mouse commands, go to (( helpx.adobe.com/uk/story/help/keyboard-shortcuts.html ))

When I wrote my first script, I had no idea what everything meant. Thus, I studied the script "For A Few Days More," which personifies the correct screenplay format...

To access this script go to (( www.oscars.org/awards/nicholl/scriptsample.pdf ))

A full-fletched script.

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