Basics: Writing and Using Scripts

Basics: Writing and Using Scripts

An early step in the video creation process is writing your script. Here’s a look at why you should use a script, an overview of script types, what’s needed in a script, and some tips for better script writing.

About this instruction

When you first set out to make a video, it’s tempting to just jump in and begin recording. Writing a script keeps you on track, helps prevent ums and ahs, ensures you don’t forget a key step, and saves you time. Included at the end of the course are two script templates (downloadable) to help get you started on writing your own.

Information9 min

  • Content
  • Video: Basics of Scripting6 min

    Learn about the power of scripts in video creation.

  • Resources & Download1 min
  • Quiz
  • Check Your Knowledge2 min
  • Once You're Finished with Course
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About this instruction

When you first set out to make a video, it’s tempting to just jump in and begin recording. Writing a script keeps you on track, helps prevent ums and ahs, ensures you don’t forget a key step, and saves you time. Included at the end of the course are two script templates (downloadable) to help get you started on writing your own.

Information9 min

  • Content
  • Video: Basics of Scripting6 min

    Learn about the power of scripts in video creation.

  • Resources & Download1 min
  • Quiz
  • Check Your Knowledge2 min
  • Once You're Finished with Course
  • Feedback - Tell Us What You Think

    Take a quick survey to let us know what you thought of this course.

  • Recommended Courses & Return to Course Catalog