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It's a good question and I keep tripping over. I am a director writing my first original screenplay and I constantly go back and forth between including angles and not. One day I will put them in and the next day I will go back and remove them all. It's a tricky one. On one hand I want to show the way I visualise the drama unfolding photographically but ...


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Assuming you mean "Shenandoah", that one seems safe enough from a legal standpoint, being quite old and a folk song with no clear author; but be careful with more recent works. A work can be in the public domain federally but still be under copyright in some states or encumbered in other ways. Nina Paley was famously bitten by this when she made Sita Sings ...


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You just need to increase the height of your header. Alternately you could drag down your top margin on the main part of the page. I haven't used Scrivener so I couldn't tell you exactly how to do it.


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The easiest way might be to treat it as if you are writing that TV footage as a standalone script, with each cut as a separate scene, then add the extra identifiers and camera directions when you embed it into the larger script. For the courtroom scene, depending on how you've formatted the rest, I'm guessing something like: COURTROOM INTERIOR Muted ...


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Dale Hartley Emery answered "Don't describe anything that the viewpoint character pays no attention to" With this principle Zola's books would be short stories and The Lord of The Ring, a novella. A good portion of the world fiction would be reduced to shreds. My answer as to the level of detail would be that it depends on your skills. Some authors ...



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