What’s The Ideal Length of An Action Block?

A fun sit-down with Gordy Hoffman, founder and judge of the BlueCat Screenplay Competition, answering questions from up and coming filmmakers and screenwriters. In this episode, Gordy talks about the action block, advising writers to say more with less.

Don’t wear out your readers.


Keep things simple, clean, and precise! One of the best ways to make your script as inviting as possible is to keep your action blocks short. This will reduce the chance of reader fatigue, making it easier for people to connect emotionally with your story. 


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