You are more than just your title. Have you ever heard that saying? It’s a nice sentiment, right? Now, let’s apply it to screenwriting: Your title page is more than just your screenplay’s title. That’s better! While the cover page of a script does include a title, there’s a whole slew of other details and formatting technicalities to consider. Let’s dig in.
Ah, the logline: the chihuahua of screenwriting. Much like these gorgeous, yappy dogs, a logline is a tiny creature that contains the energy of a much bigger beast. It’s your screenplay’s boiled-down essence – its life force.
When it comes to creating unique a character voice, everything I know about human interaction seems to fly out the window. Sometimes, I don’t even know how I would say something, let alone how the fictional people that exist only in my head would say it.
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Award-winning screenwriting duo Alisha Brophy & Scott Miles (Inside Job, Netflix) use a 4 phase process to outline their script and turn a story idea into a finished screenplay.