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A Filmmaker's Guide to Script Breakdowns (Free Ebook)

Learn how to create script breakdowns, categorize elements, and generate production reports.

How to Create a Script Breakdown Explained

The script breakdown process explained, start to finish

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You'll Learn:

  • What a script breakdown is looking at over 20 feature film examples
  • What a "script element" is, and how to categorize them
  •  How to identify "hidden" elements that are not so obvious
  • How to turn your script breakdowns into a shooting schedules
  • How to use free script breakdown software to get the job done quicker


What is the script breakdown?

How to break down a script

Common production elements

Formatting a script properly

What is a "Process" element?

From breakdown to budget

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