Definition of scriptwriter in English:

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scriptwriter

Pronunciation: /ˈskriptˌrīdər/

noun

A person who writes a script for a play, movie, or broadcast.
Example sentences
  • Directors, scriptwriters, cinematographers, set designers and the rest had to make hard decisions - to work with the enemy, or not work at all.
  • These included creative directors, market researchers, scriptwriters and storyboard artists.
  • Pygmalion was the first of three Shaw adaptations that he was to direct, and the first film on which the great dramatist himself worked as scriptwriter.

Derivatives

scriptwriting

Pronunciation: /-ˌrītiNG/
noun
Example sentences
  • He talks about all facets of making the movie, from scriptwriting, to filming on location in Hollywood, to editing the movie to give the stars the exposure they deserve.
  • She did all the scriptwriting, filming, sound, lighting, direction herself.
  • Sometimes, the creative process of scriptwriting takes place quite close to the actual film production time.

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Syllabification: script·writ·er

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