The Disaster Artist and The Anti-Biopic

The Disaster Artist and The Anti-Biopic

Biopics will always be in fashion in Hollywood. The recently released Black List of the industry’s favorite unproduced screenplays of 2017 featured scripts are about people as diverse as author J.K. Rowling, filmmaker John Hughes, comedy duo Mike Nichols and Elaine...
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...