If you’re seeking valuable screenwriting advice, here’s Part Two in our four-part Lessons from John August video scriptcast series.

John August is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter who has numerous writing credits, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Big Fish (2003), Charlie’s Angels (2002), and Go (1999). He also runs a website that contains very useful advice and information on screenwriting for aspiring and current writers.

Part Two focuses on writing better scene description.

Check out Part One on writing better action and Part Three on how to enter a scene.


  1. I thought his breakdown was very neat and straight to the point. I have seen many videos online but nothing quite examplary.

  2. This August guy is good. I don’t agree with everything he does but it gets the point across, most definitely.


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