Outlining Scenes For Your Screenplay
Aspiring screenwriters eventually learn that great screenplays contain well-developed
plots. Outlining each scene in your script is the key to creating a good plot structure
Before doing scene outlines, write a script treatment, which is a summary of your screenplay. This summary is similar to a short story and will help you determine the subject of your script, the characters who will be included, and a
general description of the action sequences.
After completing your treatment, list the following elements
for each scene
in your script: