CHAPTER 16 Script and Proposal Formatting


Timothy Garrand


Multimedia and the Web’s use of many media and interactivity make script formatting difficult. Nevertheless, it is essential for writers to present their ideas effectively on paper so that clients and production team members can visualize their ideas. At this point in the industry, there is no one set format for all situations. The format chosen depends on the demands of the individual production. After discussing scriptwriting software, this chapter defines the following formats:

  • Web site outlines
  • Treatments
  • Proposals and design documents
  • Single-column scripts
  • Multicolumn scripts


There are number of software programs dedicated to script formatting ...

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