When you’re learning how to write scripts, sometimes it’s best to keep things simple. (And not months and months working on screenplay structure.)
Write a great page one with the entire focus to get them to page two, and you’ll have built up some serious momentum for your story.
And I can tell you, as a former script reader, I may have been contractually obligated to read an entire script, but I knew RIGHT from Page One whether I was in good hands for the next 105 pages or so.
So, in this installment of Screenwriting Hacks, I recorded a short video breaking down some tips on how to write scripts with a kick-ass awesome page one: