Screenplay — Definition, Meaning

Screenplay
Screenplay

Screenplay


 screen·play \ˈskrēn-ˌplā\ noun

ScreenPlay Definition & Meaning 1


The written form of a movie that also includes instructions on how it is to be acted and filmed : the script for a movie

ScreenPlay Definition & Meaning 2


The script and often shooting directions of a story prepared for motion-picture production

Examples of ScreenPlay use in a Sentence

  • an award for best screenplay
  • each actor will be given a copy of the screenplay to study

First use: 1916

Synonyms: scenario, script