Karen sees the police officer and freezes in fear. The character has to be introduced. This is called a "parenthetical" because you put it in parentheses. First, you have to say if the scene is to be shot inside interior, abbreviated "INT" or outside exterior, abbreviated "EXT".
Where are we going to go? Here is an example of an extract from a play script. Read, watch, write! It should go from 3 inches from the left edge of the paper to 2. A script consists of dialogue what the characters say to each otherstage directions and instructions to the actors and director.
I knew then that our only hope lay down that dark alley, as impossible as it seemed. So many margin rules! Screenwriting is a serious business. The "what if" statement would be "What if a nanny with magical powers came to take care of three children and changed their lives forever?
The men run down the alley, looking down cross streets.