A screenplay is the script of the film or TV show. It is also known as script writing. A script or screenplays are written by screenwriters or scriptwriters. Scripts / screenplays can be based upon books also known as adaptations or completely original works. A screenplay written for a specifically for a television series or show is known as a teleplay. It is a written format of the film that explains how the film should look like. A screenplay is like a blueprint of the entire film but in a rough sketch. It has different elements such as camera directions, shot takes, scene cuts and other necessary screen details.
Movements of the characters, their dialogues, their expressions are clearly marked in the script. A screenplay is the base of a film or TV show. It helps in working according to a certain plan. Instructions are clearly written in the script and are followed and improvised if necessary. It is done in the pre- production stage of the shooting of the film or TV serial. Without a script or screenplay the plot of the story is incomplete and cannot be shot. Screenplays are required for every kind of film, plays and dramas, for TV serials, documentaries and animated films as well.