The Hollywood Standard

The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style

Ranked #17 in Screenwriting, Ranked #29 in Nicholas Sparkssee more rankings.

The Hollywood Standard describes in clear, vivid prose and hundreds of examples how to format every element of a screenplay or television script. A reference for everyone who writes for the screen, from the novice to the veteran, this is the dictionary of script format, with instructions for formatting everything from the simplest master scene heading to the most complex and challenging musical underwater dream sequence. This new edition includes a quick start guide, plus new chapters on avoiding a dozen deadly formatting mistakes, clarifying the difference between a spec script and... more

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