Definition of Screenplay

1. Noun. A script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets.

Generic synonyms: Book, Playscript, Script



Definition of Screenplay

1. Noun. a script for a movie or a television show ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Screenplay

1. [n -PLAYS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Screenplay

screenie
screenies
screening
screening audiometry
screening length
screening room
screening smoke
screening test
screenings
screenland
screenlands
screenless
screenlike
screenname
screennames
screenplay (current term)
screenplays
screenprint
screenprints
screenreader
screenreaders
screenreading
screens
screensaver
screensavers
screenscape
screenscapes

Literary usage of Screenplay

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Script Models: A Handbook for the Media Writerby Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski by Robert Lee, Robert Misiorowski (1978)
"screenplay, film story in outline or script form, although seldom detailed in the ... The range of usage of screenplay as a term renders it ambiguous. ..."

2. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"Should you accept our offer, we would suggest that you interpret the role of the surviving officer, who is also available to work on the screenplay. ..."

3. In Praise of Film Studies: Essays in Honor of Makino Mamoruby Mark Howard Nornes, Mamoru Makino, Aaron Gerow by Mark Howard Nornes, Mamoru Makino, Aaron Gerow (2001)
"... and Kawakita had agreed upon from the very beginning. In spite of this troubled start, Itami stayed on. He assisted Fanck in writing the screenplay for ..."

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