Thursday, December 15, 2011

[ScreenwritingU] Article: Your First Page Sells Your Script


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ARTICLE: Your First Page Sells Your Script

If you know that a producer could make a decision about your career on the first page, which page is going to show off your best work? I hope you just answered "The first page." Let me ask another important question, one that may be more important than any of the others above...

 "When does a reader decide to read the entire script?"

A reader, assistant, Creative exec or producer sit down to read your script. They open it to the first page and begin reading. At what point along the way do they decide to read every word of that script?

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