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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Riley, who both directed the film and wrote the screenplay, was open to the change, even suggesting rubber gloves as an alternative.
The late Texas writer Horton Foote won an Oscar for adapting the screenplay for the 1962 movie, in which Gregory Peck played Atticus Finch, a lawyer who defends a black man accused of raping a white woman in the South.
After working on the original trilogy, Kasdan wrote and directed a wide swath of films, from Grand Canyon to The Accidental Tourist (both of which earned him Oscar nods, for best original and best adapted screenplay, respectively).
Celebrated as a pyrotechnic writer of short fiction, screenplays, comic books and criticism, Mr Ellison was as prodigious a source of anecdote, vendetta and litigation.
Over a 60-year writing career, Ellison penned 1,700 short stories, screenplays, and comic books.
This was all on top of writing the screenplay, a process that has been refined since Benjamin's last 2016 splash.
Gisler wrote the screenplay with Thomas Hess (Monkey King) and Frederic Moriette, Christian Petzold’s regular script supervisor who here makes his debut as a screenwriter.
Marc Munden will direct the screenplay, which was penned by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child).
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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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