Best to avoid any sort of shot direction or camera direction. If it's important that CHARACTER A picks up a fork and stabs a huge slab of rare steak, write that in as an action line.
Nick STABS the rare steak with his fork; blood-juice oozes into the mashed potatoes.
You were saying?
This is a shot unto itself, but there's nothing that indicates: Shot of this or low-angle on the plate. We can imagine we'd be pretty close up on the plate to see the puddle of beef juice inch toward the mashed potatoes.
Just a thought!
Through the bay window, Nick watches a NEIGHBOR walking her CHIHUAHUA.
So... as I was saying...
The DOG stops, spins around in a circle.
... I don't think that...
The dog hovers and squats.
... I'm a big fan of...
Finally, it dumps a load onto Nick's driveway.
Nick rushes to the front door, flings it open.
You mind picking up after that little shit monster?
Again, just another way...
I wish there were some simple screenwriting formatting for the site. That would be awesome!
Last edited by Flicker Pictures; 01-15-2011 at 01:20 PM.