Screenwriting Glossary of Terms
Every stage of filmmaking employs its own rich set of jargon. These 500+ terms cover the bare bones of the language screenwriters will run into along their writing journey. This list doesn’t include every camera angle, just the few you might need in your scripts. Nor does it drill down into every nuanced subgenre. It does attempt to mention the terms you might run into in a screenwriting forum or while self-studying via various blogs. Once you become familiar with these expressions, you’ll find both your reading and conversations about screenwriting run smoother, and you’ll be more confident hopping onto online groups with better-informed questions.
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