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Formato Serie TV

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Formato Serie TV

  1. 1. SCREENPLAY FORMAT FOR TV SHOWS "Episode Title" Written by Name of WriterName (of company, if applicable) Name of agentEmail Address number of agentPhone Number draft # if for spec.
  2. 2. SERIES TITLE "Episode Title" TEASERFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #1 - DAYAction goes here.INT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTMore action goes here. CHARACTER #1 Hi, I’m Character #1. CHARACTER #2 And I’m Character #2. CHARACTER #2 (CONTD) (pause) I just paused. CHARACTER #1 (beat) I just took a beat.If scene action interrupts a characters speech on the samepage... CHARACTER #1 (CONTD) Now I’m talking again.End the Teaser and each Act like this.FADE OUT. END OF TEASER
  3. 3. 2. ACT ONEFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #1 - NIGHTHere’s how dual-dialogue looks. CHARACTER #1 CHARACTER #2Dialogue here. More dialogue here. CHARACTER #2 And even more dialogue here.EXT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTHere’s how the Beeb does foreign languages. CHARACTER #1 (in French) Indicate the language in parens and write the dialogue in English. CHARACTER #2 (in Spanish; English subtitles) If your character is speaking in a foreign language with subtitles, it’s written like this.If the whole scene is being spoken in a foreign language, makea note of this in the scene action, like this.NOTE: THE DIALOGUE IN THIS SCENE IS SPOKEN IN WELSH AND SUBTITLEDIN ENGLISH. CHARACTER #1 Then just write the dialogue in English. CHARACTER #2 Let the reader know with a note that the subtitles have ended.END OF SUBTITLES.INT. LOCATION #2 - DAYAction here.DISSOLVE TO:SERIES OF SHOTS:
  4. 4. 3.A) SERIES OF SHOTS: This is the first shot.B) This is the second shot.C) MONTAGE: another series of shots.EXT. LOCATION #1 - NIGHTAction here.FADE OUT. END OF ACT ONE
  5. 5. 4. ACT TWOFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTHere’s where the second act begins. CHARACTER #1 (O.S.) Dialogue here. CHARACTER #2 (V.O.) Dialogue here. CHARACTER #2 Dialogue here.INTERCUT - INT. LOCATION #1/LOCATION #2 - DAYHere’s how intercut scenes are handled. CHARACTER #1 (into phone) Dialogue here. CHARACTER #2 (into phone) Dialogue here. CHARACTER #1 (into phone) Dialogue here. (hangs up) Dialogue here.INT. LOCATION #1 - DAYYou can also establish both locations separately. CHARACTER #1 (into phone) Dialogue here.INT. LOCATION #2 - DAYThen establish your next location. CHARACTER #2 (into phone) Dialogue here.INTERCUT:
  6. 6. 5. CHARACTER #1 (into phone)Dialogue here. CHARACTER #2 (hangs up)Dialogue here. END OF ACT TWO
  7. 7. 6. ACT THREEFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTOn-screen text, such as letters, e-mails, or signs, areformatted in a couple of ways. Brief text, such as a sign, cango in the body of the scene action: "THIS IS A SIGN""Something longer, like a letter, is formatted like dialogueenclosed within double-quote marks. It can be in normal upperand lower case text, OR ALL IN CAPITALS depending on the textit is representing." END OF ACT THREE
  8. 8. 7. ACT FOURFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTOn-screen text, such as letters, e-mails, or signs, areformatted in a couple of ways. Brief text, such as a sign, cango in the body of the scene action: "THIS IS A SIGN""Something longer, like a letter, is formatted like dialogueenclosed within double-quote marks. It can be in normal upperand lower case text, OR ALL IN CAPITALS depending on the textit is representing." END OF ACT FOUR
  9. 9. 8. TAGFADE IN:EXT. LOCATION #2 - NIGHTOn-screen text, such as letters, e-mails, or signs, areformatted in a couple of ways. Brief text, such as a sign, cango in the body of the scene action: "THIS IS A SIGN""Something longer, like a letter, is formatted like dialogueenclosed within double-quote marks. It can be in normal upperand lower case text, OR ALL IN CAPITALS depending on the textit is representing." END OF SHOW.

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