About screenwriting

Read more Home

Introducing TwelvePoint

A professional screenwriting app for macOS and iOS. TwelvePoint is the quickest way to write a screenplay on a Mac, iPad and iPhone. For ...

Read more

Which app is best for script-writing?

You have an idea for a movie script, a play or a novel, and you want to start writing, where do you start? Maybe the very first step is to choose a ...

Read more

Writing screenplays with TwelvePoint?

When you have an idea, you want to write it down as soon as it gets to you. This can be the start of a novel or a screenplay for a movie; it doesn't ...

Read more

How to write a screenplay being a beginner

You have an idea, and you want it to become a movie or a play... Then you learn screenwriting is the way to go to achieve that, and you start studying ...

Read more

Write screenplays on your iPhone is possible!

Swipe left and Right and publish your movie script! . Writing has always been a tactile experience whether we use pens or typewriters we feel ...

Read more

Turn your idea into a screenplay

Maybe you have an idea for a movie or a stage play, and you do not know where to start putting together all the elements of your ...

Read more

How to write a screenplay

So how do you bring your first scene to life? . You have a story, you want to write it down and finally publish it. If the story is a novel, you ...

Read more

Index Cards and more

First, what are index cards? Well, at the beginning of your creative process and actually very much through all of it, you will find yourself ...

Read more

4 ways TwelvePoint is revolutionizing scriptwriting

TwelvePoint is worldwide expertise and best practice at your fingertips. Let's see why TwelvePoint changed the writers create screenplays...

Read more

How to format a screenplay as spec-script?

Spec script stands for 'speculative screenplay'. When a writer creates a script, not commissioned, for free, without being part of a studio, the screenplay is defined as speculative...

Read more

What is a Scene Heading in a screenplay?

The Scene Heading or slugline describes the new settings of a scene...

Read more

How to use an Intercut in a screenplay?

When writing a screenplay, clarity is key to deliver your story to the final stage . There are more paths that can bring you to the same solutions. Here we introduce the intercuts! The Intercut is a method to represent changes of scenes with one line of text, without using new sluglines. We can use intercuts particularly when changing between two locations...

Read more

What is a dual dialogue?

We use dual dialogues, in a screenplay, to represent people talking at the same time...

Read more

How to write a montage in a screenplay

What is a montage in a screenplay and how to format it properly? Which is the difference between one or multiple locations?

Read more

How to correctly design a scene in a screenplay?

Designing scenes properly is the first step to create great screenplays. Here we study few important key points...

Read more

12 screenwriting tips for scriptwriters

Another page about what "You should or should not do"? No, just a quick recap on what we learned so far from our community and our experience writing for TwelvePoint. We hope you will enjoy it. Let us know your opinion, we want to hear what you think.

Read more

12 tips for writing the first 10 pages of a screenplay

The first 10 pages of a script are important because they influence how a scenario is perceived and therefore read.

Read more