How to add character


#1

I try to write story using a laptop, but I couldn’t make it. I don’t know why it’s hard to character and background. Is it only me or others too? every time I try it shows error. Better using phone instead of laptop,any advice I will appreciate it,thank you


#2

Maybe the code that you are using is wrong


#3

have you looked at the guides on the portal?


#4

code? I didn’t notice it. Thank you :kissing_heart:


#5

Yeah!!


#6

Yes many times… I don’t know why but it’s hard. Thanks anyway :laughing:


#7

have you sorted out the problem yet?
:smile:


#8

Not yet.


#9

Could you copy and paste what you wrote in your script so i can help?


#10

Yeah that way people can help you…


#11

Ok I will. Thank you guys


#12

t starts
EXT. PHILADELPHIA HOUSE - DAY
&DIYA spot 1.25 225 16 in zone 2 THEN DIYA faces left AND DIYA starts idle
&DIYA moves to layer 2
&JAZZ spot 1.25 47 6 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@DIYA changes into IRIS_default
@DIYA changes hairColor into Cayenne
@DIYA changes mouthColor into Chestnut
@DIYA changes eyesColor into Brown
@DIYA changes hair into Rebel Half Shaved Hairstyle
@DIYA changes eyebrows into Seductive Round
@DIYA changes nose into Grecian
@DIYA changes face into Diamond
@DIYA changes bodyColor into Olive
@DIYA changes eyes into Round Classic
@DIYA changes mouth into Classic
@JAZZ changes into Skater Look
@JAZZ changes hairColor into Cayenne
@JAZZ changes mouthColor into Cherry Red
@JAZZ changes eyesColor into Brown
@JAZZ changes hair into Diva Curls
@JAZZ changes eyebrows into Seductive Round
@JAZZ changes nose into Roman
@JAZZ changes face into Diamond
@JAZZ changes bodyColor into Olive
@JAZZ changes eyes into Round Bold
@JAZZ changes mouth into Classic
@transition fade in black in 1
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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
Hello my fellow readers, my name is diya I hope you will welcome me with a open arms thanks

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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
Before I was a reader like you, until I inspired by the writers so I decided to write my own story hope you like it

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@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&DIYA walks to spot 1.25 141 16 in zone 2 THEN DIYA faces right AND DIYA starts talk_gossip
&DIYA moves to layer 2
&JAZZ spot 1.25 -150 0 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces left
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.25 82 0 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts idle_rear
&JAZZ moves to layer 1

    DIYA
This Story is about love and kindness

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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
It's a young girl who lost her mother when she was three years old,

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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
She is was lonely without her but she never show it.

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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
They say Boy's can survive without a mother but girl can't.

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    DIYA (talk_gossip)
So let's go and start

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@transition fade out black in 1
INT. THE HAMILL PARLOR - DAY
@pan to zone 3 in 0.0
&JAZZ spot 0.78 -150 218 in zone 3 THEN JAZZ faces right
&JAZZ walks to spot 0.78 142 218 in zone 3 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@transition fade in black in 1
#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 0.78 24 231 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@pan to zone 1 in 1.0
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 0.78 15 180 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
@transition fade out black in 1
INT. COZY CABIN - NIGHT
&JAZZ spot 1.06 -150 111 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.06 63 111 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@transition fade in black in 1
#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.06 63 93 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts talk_gossip
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
&MIKE spot 1.33 450 34 in zone 2 THEN MIKE faces left
&MIKE walks to spot 1.33 213 34 in zone 2 THEN MIKE faces left AND MIKE starts idle
&MIKE moves to layer 2
@pan to zone 2 in 1.0

    JAZZ
Dad your amazing,

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    MIKE (talk_gossip)
Did You like the place?

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    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Yes I am, thank you

#beat ends
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&JAZZ starts idle_happy

    MIKE (talk_gossip)
Thanks for what?

#beat ends
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    JAZZ (talk_happy_agree)
For everything you have done for me up until now.

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    MIKE (talk_gossip)
Oh dear. your my child and I can do anything for you remember that.

#beat ends
#beat starts

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Your the best dad.

#beat ends
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    MIKE (talk_gossip)
I know that. ok than take care

#beat ends
#beat starts

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Are you going somewhere?

#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.06 25 100 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
&MIKE walks to spot 1.33 184 33 in zone 1 THEN MIKE faces left AND MIKE starts talk_gossip
&MIKE moves to layer 2
@pan to zone 1 in 1.0

    MIKE
Yes I am going back. so be careful out there ok.

#beat ends
#beat starts

    JAZZ (talk_sad)
Oh I see, so she told you to send me away?

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&JAZZ walks to spot 1.23 20 30 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
&MIKE walks to spot 1.33 256 81 in zone 1 THEN MIKE faces left AND MIKE starts talk_gossip
&MIKE moves to layer 2

    MIKE
Don't say something like that. You know I love you so much so please

#beat ends
#beat starts
&MIKE starts idle

    JAZZ (talk_doubtful)
So please what? come on why aren't you saying anything.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ starts idle_sad

    MIKE (talk_gossip)
See you young lady.

#beat ends
#beat starts

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Sure dad.

#beat ends
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@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 227 116 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts laugh_giggle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
&MIKE walks to spot 1.33 -150 19 in zone 1 THEN MIKE faces right AND remove MIKE
&MIKE moves to layer 2
@MIKE changes into Grey Plaid
@MIKE changes hairColor into Chestnut
@MIKE changes mouth into Classic
@MIKE changes eyesColor into Brown
@MIKE changes eyebrows into Thin Arch
@MIKE changes nose into Roman
@MIKE changes hair into Modern Pompadour
@MIKE changes face into Defined Triangle
@MIKE changes bodyColor into Fair
@MIKE changes eyes into Mature Round
@MIKE changes mouthColor into Sand
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Now I can leave a peaceful life. without any stress.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 128 119 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
@transition fade out black in 1
EXT. FARMERS MARKET OL - DAY
@pan to zone 3 in 0.0
&ALEX spot 1.18 136 15 in zone 3 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts idle
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&JAZZ spot 1.13 -150 71 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces left
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 281 71 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts idle_rear
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@ALEX changes into Lightning Tee
@ALEX changes hairColor into Black
@ALEX changes mouthColor into Sand
@ALEX changes eyesColor into Brown
@ALEX changes hair into Generic Short Hair
@ALEX changes eyebrows into Thin Arch
@ALEX changes nose into Strong
@ALEX changes face into Defined Triangle
@ALEX changes bodyColor into Olive
@ALEX changes eyes into Deepset Piercing
@ALEX changes mouth into Classic
@transition fade in black in 1
#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 165 1 in zone 2 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts talk_gossip
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 36 69 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces right AND JAZZ starts think
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
@pan to zone 2 in 1.0

    ALEX
Sister you're so beautiful, can I marry you?

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 36 -8 in zone 2 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts laugh_giggle
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 218 105 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts talk_angry_stubborn
&JAZZ moves to layer 1

    JAZZ
What? did you just say?

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    ALEX (talk_gossip)
I'm sorry do you want to buy something?

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    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Yes I want some tomatoes.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 53 13 in zone 2 THEN ALEX faces right AND ALEX starts idle_angry_arms_crossed
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 222 61 in zone 2 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts talk_gossip
&JAZZ moves to layer 1

    JAZZ
How are old you? and are you here alone?

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#beat starts
&JAZZ starts think

    ALEX (talk_gossip)
I'm fifteen years old, and stop asking too many questions hurry up leave.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX starts idle_sad

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
Ah you're too small to get married. don't around and tell people something like that again.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ starts laugh_giggle

    ALEX (talk_sad)
Sister I'm sorry, I didn't mean to upset you.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX starts cheer_loop

    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
It's ok and I am not upset so don't worry.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&JAZZ starts idle_sad

    ALEX (talk_gossip)
Sister mom is here too. do want to meet her.

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    JAZZ
(Mom huh")

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    JAZZ (talk_gossip)
No I will come and meet some other time ok.

#beat ends
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    ALEX (talk_gossip)
Ok bye.

#beat ends
#beat starts
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 129 30 in zone 2 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts idle
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&JAZZ walks to spot 1.13 -40 123 in zone 1 THEN JAZZ faces left AND JAZZ starts idle
&JAZZ moves to layer 1
&LINDA spot 1.39 -150 -12 in zone 2 THEN LINDA faces right
&LINDA walks to spot 1.39 22 -12 in zone 2 THEN LINDA faces right AND LINDA starts idle
&LINDA moves to layer 4
@LINDA changes into KIM_default
@LINDA changes hairColor into Blond
@LINDA changes mouthColor into Orange Crush
@LINDA changes eyesColor into Brown
@LINDA changes hair into Classic Bob
@LINDA changes eyebrows into Classic Natural
@LINDA changes nose into Bulb
@LINDA changes face into Square
@LINDA changes bodyColor into Olive
@LINDA changes eyes into Upturned Natural
@LINDA changes mouth into Mature Medium

    ALEX
(She left without anything. Is crazy)

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#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 177 58 in zone 2 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts startled_surprised
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&LINDA walks to spot 1.39 49 -23 in zone 2 THEN LINDA faces right AND LINDA starts talk_angry_stubborn
&LINDA moves to layer 4

    LINDA
Where is your mother?

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&LINDA starts idle_angry_arms_crossed

    ALEX (talk_gossip)
She went to have lunch.

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    LINDA (talk_point_up_pretentious)
And she left you here to destroy my business.

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    ALEX (talk_doubtful)
What are you talking about?

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&ALEX starts idle_angry_arms_crossed

    LINDA (talk_point_up_pretentious)
The young lady what did you say to her?

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    ALEX (talk_gossip)
I ask her, I f want to meet my mom.

#beat ends
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&ALEX starts idle_angry_arms_crossed

    LINDA (talk_angry_stubborn)
Did she come here to look for your or buy something?

#beat ends
#beat starts
&LINDA starts idle_angry_arms_crossed

    ALEX (talk_angry_stubborn)
I am tired of your nonsense old woman, I'm going.

#beat ends
#beat starts
@pause for a beat
#beat ends
#beat starts
&ALEX walks to spot 1.18 -36 88 in zone 1 THEN ALEX faces left AND ALEX starts idle
&ALEX moves to layer 3
&LINDA walks to spot 1.39 228 1 in zone 2 THEN LINDA faces left AND LINDA starts talk_angry_stubborn
&LINDA moves to layer 4

    LINDA
Hey come back here.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&SABRINA spot 1.36 -150 -13 in zone 2 THEN SABRINA faces right
&SABRINA walks to spot 1.36 73 -13 in zone 2 THEN SABRINA faces right AND SABRINA starts talk_gossip
&SABRINA moves to layer 5
@SABRINA changes into Maroon Belted Dress
@SABRINA changes hairColor into Chestnut
@SABRINA changes mouth into Classic
@SABRINA changes eyesColor into Toffee
@SABRINA changes eyebrows into Soft Angled
@SABRINA changes nose into Upturned
@SABRINA changes hair into Messy Back Bun
@SABRINA changes face into Diamond
@SABRINA changes bodyColor into Olive
@SABRINA changes eyes into Upturned Luxe
@SABRINA changes mouthColor into Chestnut
&LINDA starts idle_angry_arms_crossed

    SABRINA
What happen? Where is my son?

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    LINDA (talk_point_up_pretentious)
You and your son are fired.

#beat ends
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    SABRINA (talk_startled)
What? but we're working hard day and night how can you just fired us.

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#beat starts
&SABRINA starts idle_sad

    LINDA (talk_gossip)
Working hard? don't make me laugh.

#beat ends
#beat starts
&LINDA starts laugh_giggle

    SABRINA (talk_sad)
I am trying hard to do my best, you know that.

#beat ends
#beat starts

    LINDA (talk_gossip)
Please go and look for another job. I can't afford to destroy my

#13

hope its ok to post all story


#14

Moved to Directing Help & Tips as that’s where scripting questions live! :v:t2:


#15

Ok thanks


#16