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How to Write Script Dialogue: Tips for Writing Dialogue for TV and Film

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Sep 29, 2021 • 5 min read

The best television shows all have one thing in common: crisp, memorable dialogue. In television, dialogue can function as a way to further the plot, express our characters’ point of view, or simply deliver a joke. Writing great dialogue for television takes skill, patience, and a deep understanding of your characters.