Examples of screenplay in a Sentence
an award for best screenplay
each actor will be given a copy of the screenplay to study
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At the 90th Academy Awards, horror was honored once again, with Peele's win for best original screenplay.
Aline Brosh McKenna, who wrote the first screenplay, could totally whip something up.
Seeing how the filmmakers — including the novel’s author, Ernest Cline, who co-wrote the screenplay with Zak Penn — conceived of this dystopian future and the simulacrum of a life into which everyone escapes was engaging.
And in reality, the first African-American to win an Oscar for best original screenplay would be Jordan Peele in last year’s Get Out.
Moresco, who won an Oscar for best original screenplay for Crash, had already penned the script for the new biopic, which Radford was attached to direct for AMBI Pictures.
Peele, who was only the fourth black writer to ever be nominated for best original screenplay, became the first African American to take home the award in the category.
With box-office success and two Academy Award nominations (one for best original screenplay), Nolan was on his way to becoming one of our most influential contemporary filmmakers.
And in the entertainment industry itself, the only gender-specific awards are for performers—there is no specific award for best screenplay written by a woman.
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SCREENPLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of screenplay for English Language Learners
: the written form of a movie that also includes instructions on how it is to be acted and filmed : the script for a movie
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