Tech Tips: Aliases and Shortcuts

Tech Tips: Aliases and Shortcuts

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...
Five Lessons Writers Can Learn From “Ray Donovan”

Five Lessons Writers Can Learn From “Ray Donovan”

For five seasons, Ray Donovan has been one of the highest rated series on Showtime. Created by Ann Biderman, a screenwriter whose credits include Copycat (1995), Primal Fear (1996), and Public Enemies (2009), Ray Donovan is a crime-drama series focused on a Hollywood...
Tech Tips: How to Customize Element Settings

Tech Tips: How to Customize Element Settings

If you need to change how a particular paragraph type (i.e. Scene Heading, Dialogue, Action. Etc.) looks, Final Draft makes it easy. The wrong way is to highlight every Scene Heading one by one and set them to underline. Not only will this take a long time, any...