Notes on Screenplay Markdown

August 13th, 2011 | by | screenwriting


(Or, rather, Some Longish and Somewhat Technical Notes on Screenplay Markdown.)

Stu Maschwitz recently wrote about using Markdown syntax for screenplay formatting. Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for writing for the web, originally designed by John Gruber a few years back and now not uncommon as a formatting aid in online forums and other software.

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Mobile screenwriting

July 10th, 2011 | by | screenwriting


I’ve spent the last couple of months, in between working on new film projects, on getting the mobile version of Fade In ready for release — mainly working around different platform behaviours and toolkit shortcomings.

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The lack of alternatives

February 8th, 2011 | by | screenwriting


When a screenwriter decides, even tentatively, that it’s time to part ways with Final Draft, of course the next thing is to try to find a piece of screenwriting software to replace it.

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