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Free Final Draft 10 for students

Category: For Students Fred Ginsburg

Educators – Get 1 FREE semester of
Final Draft 10 for each of your students!

In an effort to give students a chance to work with the industry standard screenwriting program, Final Draft is offering qualifying students one semester of Final Draft 10 at no cost.

The Final Draft 10 Educational Trial is the same software used by Hollywood professionals. The 18–week trial period is tied to a student’s school–issued email address and one computer. At any point should students purchase Final Draft 10, the installed trial unlocks without needing to re–install.

Please have your students request the Final Draft 10 Educational Trial by using their school issued e–mail address on this webform:


Audio CD versus Data CD with Audio Files

Category: For Students Fred Ginsburg


audio-cdEvery semester, students submit audio projects to me in the wrong format.

Professional recordings are made in the .WAV or .BWF (broadcast wave file) formats. Those are the formats that digital audio recorders use for original recordings.

Read more: Audio CD versus Data CD with Audio Files

Filmming in a Park

Category: For Students Fred Ginsburg

benchTwo characters enter a park, and are seated at benches close to each other. They strike up some interesting conversation, and eventually exit. Without getting into the content of the dialogue, and the plot surpirses -- essentially that is the premise (from a technical standpoint). Here are my thoughts about how to approach it for sound (and camera).

Read more: Filmming in a Park

Internships Posted

Category: For Students Fred Ginsburg

stu-internsThere are a couple of Internships posted over in the Forum section. Check them out.

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