What does screenplay mean?

Definitions for screenplay
ˈskrinˌpleɪscreen·play

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word screenplay.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. screenplay(noun)

    a script for a film including dialogue and descriptions of characters and sets

Wiktionary

  1. screenplay(Noun)

    a script for a movie or a television show

  2. Origin: screen + play

Freebase

  1. Screenplay

    A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film or television program. These screenplays can be original works or adaptations from existing pieces of writing. In them, the movement, actions, expression, and dialogues of the characters are also narrated. A play for television is also known as a teleplay.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of screenplay in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of screenplay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernard Cohen:

    I didn’t have anything in writing. It was all verbal. I didn’t even ask for a part, but I said, ‘When it wins Best Original Screenplay, I want a thank you, and I want you to finance my next film.’.

  2. Superintendent Ken Wallace:

    One day a few weeks ago, one of the assistants was going through a filing cabinet and found a file that had a manuscript from 'The Breakfast Club' dated Sept. 21, 1983, it's a first draft of the screenplay by John Hughes.

  3. Ralph Fiennes:

    I received this fantastic screenplay...and about 20 minutes into the film it's written that he (Harry) gets up and dances and expresses himself completely through dancing, i've never been asked to do that in a film before so I said, 'Yes, thank you'.

  4. George Clooney:

    The genesis of the screenplay [ came when ] I was watching a lot of [ Trump ] speeches on the campaign trail about building fences and scapegoating minorities, and I started looking around at other times in our history when we’ve unfortunately fallen back into these things, and I found this story that happened in Levittown, Pennsylvania.

Images & Illustrations of screenplay

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