Don’t Know How To Start A Screenplay? — Naomi Beaty

Film Courage: How should a writer start a screenplay?

Naomi Beaty, Writer, Screenwriting Teacher and Consultant: I think if you want to write a screenplay you should take the path of least resistance. Start the screenplay however feels easiest and most fun to you. If you don’t know where to start I think a good place to start with is a brain dump. I think sitting down with whether it’s notebook and pen or on your laptop or whatever and just writing down everything you know about the story and…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).

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