Bela Lampert

Optioned Screenwriter / Yoga Instructor

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Writing Your Script with Causality Story Sequencer

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text]When it comes to the actual writing of your script, Causality follows most of the “rules” you might be used to from other screenwriting programs but not all of them. Since Causality “thinks” beat-based, a few things work or look a little differently here. Let’s take...

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How to Create and use Tags in Causality

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text]Let’s talk about tags in Causality. Tags in Causality have a much more important function than in many other writing applications. And that’s because you can use tags to track basically everything that you want. You can use tags for: Storylines Sub plots Setups and payoffs ...

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Working With Beats In Causality Story Sequencer

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Causality - Beats Now that we’ve looked at the concept of Causality Story Sequencer in general, let’s take a closer look at beats, and this time go through their features. Basically everything that happens in your story is based on beats in Causality. It’s the smallest...

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Using Blocks In Causality Story Sequencer

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Causality Blocks There is a bigger unit for structuring beats in Causality, and this is with blocks. Beats are usually organized in groups, and they are usually for short sequences, maybe a scene or part of a scene. Blocks on the other hand, are useful for...

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Working With Groups In Causality Story Sequencer

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text]Working With Groups In Causality Story Sequencer Causality Groups Let’s look at how you can group a bunch of beats together in Causality. Because if you create a lot of beats in the course of developing your story, it will become quite messy on the whiteboard. This is...

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Working With Beats In Causality Story Sequencer

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Causality - Beats Let’s take a closer look to beats now in Causality. If you’ve read the introduction article, you already know that in Causality, your whole story is made up of beats. It is the smallest story unit, so to speak, that you can create...

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Causality User Interface Overview

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Causality User Interface Before we get into any of the specifics of the Causality Story Sequencer, let’s have a general look at how the software works. The best way to show you this is with a sample script, so that you can see many of the...

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How To Export Your Script With Highland

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Highland Export Highland gives you a series of useful export formats, that make it a very verstaile application for interchanging your work with other programs. To get to the export menu, go to “File - Export To”, and there you see the available file formats. The only...

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Importing Your Script With Highland

[vc_row][vc_column][templatera id="65872"][mkd_elements_holder][mkd_elements_holder_item][vc_column_text] Highland Import Let’s look at importing files into Highland. Chances are, you’ve already written a script in another screenwriting application, and you want to continue writing in Highland. If you go to the “File” menu, you’ll notice that there is no “Import” function. The way you get...