POV stands for point of view, and is used to indicate that the audience is seeing something from a specific angle or through a particular character’s eyes. POV shots can also sometimes be indicated without using POV, as John August demonstrates in this example from [johnaugust.com](http://johnaugust.com/2008/handling-a-characters-pov-shot): Evan is three spoonfuls into his muesli when he […]
Can you put directing notes in your screenplay?
If you are the director as well as the writer, certainly. If not, the answer is less straightforward. Directors can get annoyed with writers inserting too many directing notes in screenplays. Directing is their job, and those choices are theirs to make. Both in addition to and because of that, too many directing notes makes […]