How to read a screenplay3.0 — Final Major Project Personal
As I mentioned previously, writing a script is different to regular literary writing, thus it requires a particular way of reading it. Scott Mayers describes his way of reading screenplays in a series of blog post here: How To Read A Screenplay: Parts 1–7
Here are the main steps you better to take digging into a script you are reading:
- The First Pass, go here.
- The Scene-By-Scene Breakdown, go here.
- Plotline Points and Sequences, go here.
- Subplots, Relationships and Character Functions, go here.
- Metamorphosis, go here.
- Themes, go here.
- Style and Language, go here.