||Test Your screenwriting Skills
||Wed 01 Sep 2004
- In your screenplay, you will always CAP instructions intended for the _ _ _ _ _ _
- The Set _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ will find his or her instructions in the 3rd bit of information in your Slug Line.
- One of these indicates that dialogue has been interrupted: _ _ _ _
- Means Off-Screen (as in off-screen dialogue): _ _.
- If you want a car to be filmed as it passes by, you will call for a _ _ _ _ _ _ SHOT in your script.
- Describing your plot in a few words is called a _ _ _ Line.
- A production company may ask to see your _ _ _ Page.
- EXT. is the abbreviation for Exterior and means that the scene will be shot outdoors. Right or wrong? _ _ _ _ _
- When you write this in your screenplay, it means that the sound crew will not be needed for this scene: _ _ _
- Whenever you introduce a new character in your screenplay, you must do this to the name: (2 words) _ _ _ _ _.
(true or false)
- The registration number issued to you by the Writers Guild of America goes in the center of your cover page. ____
- Your first tab on your script page is used for the name of your character, above the dialogue. ____
- If the camera is outside looking inside, you will indicate it on your script page by starting your Slug Line with INT/EXT. ____
- The Prop Master needs to know when you want a car to be seen traveling past. ____
- There is a physical place called an Insert Stage. ___
- The director needs all of the help you can give him. He wants to see camera angles in your script. ____
- When you write a POV shot you will always describe your character's physical reaction. ____
- The First Assistant Director does all of the scheduling and wants to know if the scene to be shot will be Interior (INT.) or Exterior EXT.). ____
You Write It
- What is wrong with this Slug Line? Write it correctly.
INT. SARA'S HOME - LIVING ROOM
- Write a Slug Line based on the following information.
We are going to shoot inside Rose Harmon's house. We'll be
in the baby's nursery on this bright June day.
- Write an Opening Narrative based on the following information.
Tom and Liz are walking down the street, on their way into a movie theater. Tom waves at George who passes in his beat up Chevy. Liz shoots Tom a dirty look.