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mammamaia said:...i'm confused:
"That is correct!
Unless it is a shooting script, is does belong there!"
...is there a 'not' missing from the second sentence???
"NO SCRIPT CONTAINS CAMERA DIRECTION. EVER. Not spec scripts, not shooting scripts, none that any of us will ever write. Only directors who write their own scripts are allowed to do it,..."
-----------------THREE KINGS [shooting draft]
a screenplay by
David O. Russell
John Ridley and David O. Russell
EXT. IRAQI DESERT - DAY
WIDE ANGLE POV of wide open desert, flat grey sky.
THE CAMERA is running forward, toward a big sand berm in the
distance. There are O.S. sounds: SOLDIER'S EQUIPMENT
CLANKING, BOOTS RUNNING ON SAND. Hear a MAN's BREATHING.
An original screenplay by
David Peoples &
INT. CONCOURSE/AIRPORT TERMINAL - BAY
CLOSE ON A FACE. A nine year old boy, YOUNG COLE, his eyes wide
with wonder. watching something intently. We HEAR the sounds of
the P.A. SYSTEM droning Flight Information mingled with the
sounds of urgent SHOUTS, running FEET, EXCLAMATIONS.
YOUNG COLE'S POV: twenty yards away, a BLONDE MAN is sprawled on
the floor, blood oozing from his gaudy Hawaiian shirt.
My way around this is to have open another page on which I write in any camera angles that I especially feel would suit.
because i didn't say no one should do that
and the examples you gave didn't put those 'vistas' across with camera angles, but with vivid visual writing...
I want the characters to talk like normal people would...using uh's, and ums,