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How to Write Subtext in a Screenplay

23 March 2020


How to Write Subtext in a Screenplay

Ever want to say something but not blurt it out? Your way around it was probably talking about something that mimicked the situation at hand without being too obvious about what was really going on. 

That was you using subtext, you passive-aggressive lunatic.  

In life, it’s good to say what you mean, but in screenwriting for film and television, you want to use subtext. 

NoFilmSchool goes through how to define subtext, examine its use in entertainment, and look at how it bolsters the themes of the story. 

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