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After you install Final Draft, it’s easy to set up your computer so that you can open the program quickly. If you have a Mac and you want quick access to Final Draft, open your Applications folder (which you can do from the Dock or from the Go menu at the top of a...read more
We talked at length with one of Hollywood’s most sought-after screenwriters, Terry Rossio, perhaps best known for Shrek and Pirates of the Caribbean. In Part I: The Business of Screenwriting, Rossio spoke about his vast experience in the industry and the business...read more
The Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale recently swept the Emmys, winning 8 out of the 13 awards it was nominated for, including Outstanding Drama Series. Based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale tells the story of a future where human fertility...read more
In the vast world of filmmaking, screenwriters have their own stars and heroes. One name that even freshman writers beginning their first scripts know is that of Terry Rossio. It’s hard not to run across his name when he and writing partner Ted Elliott have amassed...read more
A lot of people use the Beat Board to lay out their story in a non-linear way, but if you’re someone who prefers a more linear, A-then-B-then-C approach to structuring a plot, Final Draft has another way that might work for you. If you’re starting a new project and...read more