Scriptwriting

Here I write up techniques and tools I use when writing scripts. This is done after working out the basic story line (see Story and Plot Design).

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How to Write an Anime Script (2022 Q4 update)

I have been working on creating my own animated cartoon using 3D computer animation. This is a personal hobby project, so I have been taking short cuts like no voice actors. I have the first few episodes completed, which means it’s a good time to sit back and review before I launch back into the…

MICE Outlining

Another masterclass series from the Writing Excuses podcast that I found interesting on script writing as M.I.C.E. This stands for Milieu (a place or location)InquiryCharacterEvents The basic premise is that stories are easier to understand when you nest the starting and ending of parts of the story. For example, you can start a storyline for…

Emotional Impact in Scriptwriting

This is my summary of a podcast I found on YouTube (its available on multiple platforms) from “Bulletproof Screenwriting”, an interview with Karl Iglesias (author, teacher, and consultant in scriptwriting). The whole Bulletproof series looks great if you want to learn more about screenwriting (I just subscribed to the podcast myself), but here are my…