The World of Screenwriting – Part 7
In the previous article, we discussed the research process involved in documentary scriptwriting. Today, we shall take a look at how a shooting script is crafted. Writing the Documentary Script The process of writing a documentary script is significantly different from writing a script for a feature film or a television show. The documentary screenwriter… (0 comment)

World of Screenwriting – Part 6
Research is an important step in the world of screenwriting and today, we shall discover more about it! The Research Process in Documentary Screenwriting “As a researcher, you need to combine the penetrating brazenness of the good journalist with the painstaking attention to detail of the Ph.D. candidate. You must be observer, analyst, student, and… (0 comment)

The World of Screenwriting – Part 5
“A documentary may take a stand, state an opinion, advocate a solution to a problem.” – Bordwell, David and Kristin Thompson. How many times have we learned so many new things from documentaries? But have we ever thought about the writers who write these documentaries? Or about the different writing techniques they use to keep… (0 comment)

The World of Screenwriting – Part 3
“In feature films, the director is God; in documentary films, God is the director.” -Alfred Hitchcock How many times have we veered away from big feature films and preferred to watch a simple documentary? Well, for some, it happens often. But do you know that screenwriting for a documentary is also some kind of art?… (0 comment)