A Fountain script usually starts with some metadata stating the basic information about the script. These are colon-separated key-value pairs at the start of a file:

key: value

Other Fountain-compatible programs may refer to this as “title page” info, but metadata can store information not related to or present on the title page.

Calling auto-insert will guide you through adding the most common Fountain metadata, prompting with likely defaults:

All metadata keys can take either a single line of input following the colon, or a newline followed multiple lines indented with whitespace:

	Mary Maryland
	Alan Smithee

Metadata keys are case-insensitive, e.g. ‘Title’ is the same as ‘title’.