April 29, 2020

How to Write a Screenplay During Quarantine [FREE 100-page eBook]

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Today we're releasing our new step-by-step guide to help you write a screenplay... while you're stuck at home. Did we mention it's 100 pages? And it's absolutely free?

We're all stuck in the house with nowhere to go. We can't go into production on anything, thanks to coronavirus. But what we can do, is write. It's time to flesh out that story idea you've been thinking about!

What will this book do for you?

  • Immerse you in film scriptwriting theory and practices
  • Teach you to write visually
  • Help you analyze successful screenplays 
  • Guide you through writing loglines and treatments
  • Give you a schedule to write every week

The download is available as a high-resolution PDF, as well as an eBook format, for easier reading on mobile devices.

All you have to do is sign up via email and you'll be sent the download link immediately:

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For signing up, you’ll get the 100-page eBook, plus the weekly No Film School newsletter, which contains:

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Don't worry, we won't spam you. And you can unsubscribe at any time. 

(If you're already subscribed to our newsletter, fill this form out to get the download. Don't worry—you won't get a duplicate newsletter)

Will this eBook really teach me How to Write a Screenplay?

We think so! Look, there is no one way to learn how to write a screenplay. And of course, rules are made to be broken.

But the truth is, no matter what, writing a screenplay is hard. Even when you aren’t saddled with an extra layer of anxiety about the state of the world and the health of your family.

We created this eBook to help you jump in and start writing. 

Written by screenwriter, teacher, and prolific No Film School contributor, Jason Hellerman, How to Write a Screenplay (During Quarantine) combines many of the best practices, tricks, and resources found in dozens of screenwriting books out there on the market.

Our main goal with this eBook is to prompt you to put pen to paper—whether this is your first time writing a script or your hundredth.

If you find the guide as helpful as we hope you will, you can thank us by spreading the word about it. Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, or anywhere. 

As always with No Film School, we're offering one set of methods and solutions we think work, but if you have others share them so we can, as a community, grow together. 

Because we've all had story ideas kicking around in our heads. But in the words of famous screenwriter William Goldman, "The easiest thing to do on earth is not write."

It's hard to find the time. Life gets in the way.

Until now. Thanks to the coronavirus, we don't have a life...

So go ahead and fill out the form above to get reading/writing!

After you've read the eBook, let us know what you think in the comments. Are there methods you utilize that we didn't cover? Are there things we mention you disagree with? What would you like to see in a next version?

Happy writing!     

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Thanks! Be safe everyone =)

April 29, 2020 at 2:49PM

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signed up, never got the e-book...

April 30, 2020 at 3:32AM

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Jodi
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Check your spam folders

April 30, 2020 at 10:47AM

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Jason Hellerman
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Hey Jason! Also signed up and never got the book, checked spam (and deleted items in case I made an error)... any insight?

May 5, 2020 at 11:38AM

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Zoe Eisenberg
Writer, producer, director
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Unfortunately not sure. Maybe email the editor.

May 9, 2020 at 4:15PM

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Jason Hellerman
Copywriter
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Hi,
I am already subscribed to NFS. Do I need to do it again on this page? If so, will I not be receiving double notifications from NFS? ;-)

May 6, 2020 at 7:54AM

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Dibyendu Joardar
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Hi NFS,
thanks a lot for this wonderful e-book. We would like similar e-books on other subjects as well in future (if possible).
Thanks again.

May 14, 2020 at 8:26PM

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Dibyendu Joardar
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already sign up and can't get the book. Also checked spam. Pls, give some advice.

May 22, 2020 at 7:22AM

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L Minpyae Mon
Screenwriter/ Director/ Producer
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Thanks a lot Jason Hellerman for this wonderful free e-book.
I read the entire book at one go. I just could not stop reading it. Written very well. Explanations accompanied with examples from the movies did a wonderful job. I could recall and connect easily. Good stuff for the beginners as well as a refresher for the pros.
Thank you NFS for sharing this with us.

May 22, 2020 at 12:37PM

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Dibyendu Joardar
Director of Photography
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Thanks for this. A handy companion to have digitally whilst writing.

May 22, 2020 at 2:33PM

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Daniel Custard
Editor>Director>Writer
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