Script Breakdown Colors — How Colors Work in a Breakdown

Whether you are a producer, 1st AD, or script supervisor, breaking down a script is an incredibly daunting and tedious task. Overtime, the process of breaking down a script by color has become the only organized and efficient way of tackling the task. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to breakdown a… Continue reading Script Breakdown Colors — How Colors Work in a Breakdown

Who is This Person? Finding a Character Using the Script Breakdown

There’s an old film school thought experiment that asks about a character, “What does he have in his refrigerator?” In this post, we’re going to practice that experiment.We can learn plenty about who a character is from the things they say, as well as the things others say about them. But we also learn who… Continue reading Who is This Person? Finding a Character Using the Script Breakdown

A Filmmaker’s Guide to Script Breakdowns

A Filmmaker’s Guide to Script BreakdownsLearn how to create script breakdowns, categorize elements, and generate production reports. Understand script breakdowns, and see 20+ examples from feature films Learn how to categorize script elements, from cast to props How to turn your script breakdowns into a shooting schedule How script breakdowns can keep your production on… Continue reading A Filmmaker’s Guide to Script Breakdowns

How to Format a Script Before Starting the Script Breakdown

So your script is done, and you are about to begin the script breakdown process. In order for the script to import correctly into scheduling software, you must review the script for formatting errors. In this article, we’ll review some of the most common culprits.Continue reading How to Format a Script Before Starting the Script… Continue reading How to Format a Script Before Starting the Script Breakdown