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Fountain and (cont'd)

Fountain, Link, Screenwriting

John August digs into the thought process behind how his app, Highland, and, by extension, Fountain as a whole, deals with (cont’d) in screenplay formatting. The whole piece is interesting, but I especially like this bit:

The screenwriter is always the best judge of whether the dialogue is continuous, so you can just type it yourself.

That’s sort of the philosophy of Highland and Fountain: your script is exactly what you type, nothing more, nothing less.

I love that Fountain thrives. Part of the reason it does is August’s careful and considered stewardship.

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