Final Draft Blog
All the tips, tricks and information you need to inspire your writing!
Read interviews with the pros, catch up with industry news, and listen to the Final Draft Insider View Podcast.
Five Lessons Writers Can Learn From "Ray Donovan"
For five seasons, Ray Donovan has been one of the highest rated series on Showtime. Created by Ann Biderman, a screenwriter whose credits include Copycat (1995), Primal Fear (1996), and Public Enemies (2009), Ray Donovan is a crime-drama series focus...
Tech Tips: How to Customize Element Settings
If you need to change how a particular paragraph type (i.e. Scene Heading, Dialogue, Action. Etc.) looks, Final Draft makes it easy.
STRANGER THINGS and "Barb": Creating Sub-Support Characters
(WARNING: Spoilers fall like leaves in here!)
Five Things Screenwriters Can Learn From Stronger
Stronger tells the true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, directed by David Gordon Green, and written by John Pollono (based on Bauman's memoir), the film is a highly emotional and ...
Pen Densham's 10 Secrets to selling your script... and not your soul!
As a four-year-old, I was impressed by seeing my parents making short 35mm films for the movie theaters, even riding a live seven-foot alligator in one of them. Those experiences caused me to have a lifelong desire to conjure visual and emotional mag...
Save on Screenwriting Software Today!
Screenwriters want to write without worrying about formatting. Final Draft, the industry standard screenwriting software, is the tool the pros rely on. Make sure your script looks professional - save on Final Draft today!