A Free Scriptwriting
Example can be found online at the many websites that provide
movie scripts for viewing and downloading. Shown below is from
the Final Draft of American Beauty.
The font is courier new 12 pt--what
the industry uses for script font.
If you buy screenwriting
software--all this will be done for you.
INT. FITTS HOUSE - RICKY'S
BEDROOM - NIGHT
On VIDEO: JANE
BURNHAM lays in bed, wearing a tank top. She's sixteen, with
dark, intense eyes.
need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy
who's gonna spray his shorts whenever I bring a girlfriend
home from school.
a lame-o. Somebody really should put him out of his
Her mind wanders
for a beat.
Want me to kill him for you?
Jane looks at us
and sits up.
FADE TO BLACK.
EXT. ROBIN HOOD
TRAIL - EARLY MORNING
above suburban America, DESCENDING SLOWLY toward a tree-lined
My name is
Lester Burnham. This is my neighborhood. This is my street.
This... is my life. I'm forty-two years old. In less than a
year, I'll be dead.