Yes. As of August 2012, Final Draft Writer is available for iPad for $49.99. FDX Reader by Quote-Unquote Apps can be used to read Final Draft 8 documents (.fdx files) on the iPad or iPhone, but is not a script editor. More from johnaugust.com FDX Reader now in iPhone We made an app Screenwriting software […]
What is Final Draft?
Final Draft is a word processor built specifically for scriptwriting. It is considered the industry standard screenplay writing software. Final Draft versions 1 through 7 produce .FDR files; Final Draft 8 uses .FDX files, which can be read on the iPad with FDX Reader. While Final Draft is the industry standard scriptwriting software, it […]
How many acts does a movie have?
A typical movie is said to have three acts, but this is not a steadfast rule. Film acts are not defined as strictly as play or TV show acts, which are set off with act breaks. The johnaugust.com glossary explains that “Since screenplays never show act breaks, an ‘act’ is really a theoretical concept. Screenwriters […]
What is the difference between a script, a screenplay, and a teleplay?
“Script” is the most general of the three terms, and is not reserved for any specific type of media. “Screenplay” specifically refers to the script of a film or television program. “Teleplay” is even more specific, and is only used when referencing television scripts. So a teleplay is a type of screenplay which is a […]
What is a screenplay?
A screenplay is a script for a film or television show. It includes dialogue as well as stage direction and character actions and movement. Screenplays have a specific format, although there can be slight variations based on factors: Type (i.e. film, multicam TV, singlecam TV, etc.) Destination (studios and networks often have specific idiosyncrasies) Origin […]