Screenwriting, screenwriters, screenplays

Screenplays, screenwriting advice and tips, famous screenwriters; a guide to websites


Blogs *

John August
Useful information about screenwriting.

Reviewing the latest scripts in Hollywood.


BBC Writers Room



Bluecat Screenplay Competition
Submit Your Screenplay. Call for Entries
Script writing help, professional screenplay analysis.

Story development resources. 

Screenwriters: famous scriptwriters *

Allen, Woody

Woody Allen, Wikipedia entry.

Bolt, Robert

Robert Bolt

Robert Bolt

Field, Syd

Syd Field. Wikipedia entry.

Goldman, William

William Goldman, Wikipedia entry.

Lehman, Ernest

Lehman, Ernest. Ernest Lehman. IMDB

Ernest Lehman. Wikipedia entry.

The Ernest Lehman Collection: Harry Ransom Center

Screenwriters organizations *

Screenwriters Federation of America

Screenwriters Guild of America

Screenwriting tips and advice *

How to Write a Screenplay: Script Writing Example & Screenwriting Tips

LA Screenwriter
The goal of LA Screenwriter is to bring the best screenwriting tools, resources, and advice together into one place so that established and novice writers alike can continue to improve their craft.

Screenwriting: How to Write Screenplays.
A screenwriting website for writers dedicated to screenplay writing.

Screenwriting Info
How to write a screenplay.

Screenwriting, Wikipedia entry.

Screenplay Examples From Each Genre. Sample Screenplays

Writing Drama, by Yves Lavandier. Excerpts

Screenplays or scripts available to download/PDF screenplay hosting *

Simply Scripts
Links to hundreds of scripts, screenplays and transcripts of current, classic and a few soon-to-be-released movies.

The Internet Movie Script Database (IMSDb)
Scripts include ‘War Horse and ‘The Artist’.

Daily Script
Daily Script, a collection of movie scripts and screenplays in PDF format to serve as a resource for writers and actors and those who simply enjoy reading movie scripts. The scripts are presented in proper script format (for the most part) and where possible, multiple drafts are presented. Scripts include those by Stanley Kubrick and Robert Bolt.

My PDF Scripts
A free resource for burgeoning screenwriters and filmmakers everywhere. The site holds high-quality screenplays double-checked to ensure quality, stripped of extraneous non-essential information, and file sizes have been reduced when possible.

Scripts for film classics

LA Screenwriter
Scripts for famous films: scripts include:

2001: A Space Odyssey


Apocalypse Now

Artist, The


Citizen Kane

Godfather, The

Godfather, The – Part II

Lawrence of Arabia

Lord of the Rings, The – I, II, & III


Pulp Fiction

Raging Bull

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Rear Window

Script databases

Scripts. Screenplays online. Script-o-rama
Indexed site to hundreds of well-known and unknown film scripts.

10 Famous Film Scripts and What You Can Learn from Them. Flavorwire

50 Of The Best Screenplays To Read. Script Reader Pro

101 Greatest Film Screenplays of All Time. Filmsite

The Internet Movie Script Database (IMSDb)

Software: screenwriting software *



Hollywood Screenplay

Movie Outline