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Tech Tips: Night Mode
It’s the end of the day, and whether you’re just getting home from work or revisiting the day’s pages, sitting down to get some more writing done is just a part of your daily toil as a writer. After so many nights of opening your laptop and launching...
Tech Tips: Image Support
Tina Fey once said, “You have to let people see what you wrote.” In its most traditional sense, screenwriting is the art of writing visually so that the work can be translated to the big screen. It’s often said that a good script can be seen before i...
Tech Tips: Unicode
Final Draft may be the industry standard screenwriting application, but it's not just writers who use it. Producers, animators, and more can use Final Draft’s newest features to have greater control on a story from script to screen.
Tech Tips: Where Did My Characters Go?
Tech Tips: Speech to Script
Speech to Script in Final Draft 11: it’s the personal assistant / writing partner / transcriber you’ve always wanted, but never had (or could afford). Taking advantage of Mac’s built-in dictation feature, Speech to Script offers an alternative for wr...
Tech Tips: Tagging for Writers
Tracking characters: it’s at the forefront of any writer’s mind when writing a script. Whether we’re tracking a character’s emotional arc, their interactions with other characters, or how many times they’ve scratched someone’s name off their kill lis...
Tech Tips: Boneyard In the Beat Board
Great scripts aren’t written; they’re re-written.
Tech Tips: Opening Files in Final Draft Mobile
With Final Draft Mobile, the ability to write scripts anytime, anywhere has never been easier. If you’ve noticed a new look to Final Draft Mobile, it’s because the app has been updated to make organizing, synching and writing your scripts even easier...
Tech Tip: Non-Speaking Characters
Non-speaking characters: every script has them, and for good reason. A non-speaking character can be an extra, a background character, or even a character that literally doesn’t speak – maybe their sole purpose is to intimidate others like the re-ani...
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