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Write to TV, 2nd Edition by Martie Cook

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SCRIPTING YOUR SITCOM

 

FORMATTING YOUR SITCOM SCRIPT

As with the outline, if you want your script to be read by anyone in the industry, you absolutely, positively must put it in proper format. Beware: there are many rules to formatting a script. While it is definitely possible to type your teleplay in Microsoft™ Word or similar programs, if you are serious about becoming a television writer, you may want to invest in some scriptwriting software. Though not cheap, this software formats your script to industry standards with just a few simple keystrokes. In the end, it will save you much time and aggravation. If you are a student at a college or university, you can often find deals that will allow you to purchase the software ...

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