A simple way to write screenplays.
The screenplay format is rigid and can get in the way of writing. I used to write everything in a standard screenwriting software until I discovered 'Fountain Language.'
(See below, links to Writing Applications and more information on using Fountain)
When you have completed the writing in 'Fountain' language, you can copy/paste it into a free software that will automate the screenplay format for you.
In baby-language, 'Fountain Language' is a pure form of writing, with no formatting. The best way to explain it is to show you.
- First, I'll show you how a typical screenwriting software helps you write your scene in a screenplay format.
- Then I'll show you how fountain language is done in writing.
- When you have completed the writing in 'Fountain' language, you can copy/paste it into a free software that will automate the screenplay format for you.
This is a typical screenplay format:
Here is the SAME SCENE in FOUNTAIN LANGUAGE:
The great thing about using Fountain - is that you can use it on the go, use a simple text editor and then copy/paste it into a free software that translates it into screenplay format.
- Learn More about Fountain Language and download a screenplay (Big Fish): https://www.fountain.io
Here are FREE WRITING APPS than can automate Fountain into a Screenplay format: