Script Supervising and Film Continuity

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9780240517445: Script Supervising and Film Continuity

A third edition of the text which explores how scripts are transformed into motion pictures or television programmes. This updated version considers changes in the film industry such as electronic media, and is basically written for the novice scriptwriter.

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The book teaches all vital script supervising functions, including: how to prepare, or "break down" a script for shooting; maintaining screen direction and progression; matching scenes and shots for editing; cueing actors; recording good takes and prints; preparing time and log sheets for editing. This revision of an industry classic has been updated to reflect changes in the film industry in recent years, including the use of electronic media in the script supervisor's tasks. While it is written for the novice script writer, it can serve as a valuable resource for directors, film editors, scriptwriters and cinematographers.

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This definitive handbook explains how a script is transformed into a motion picture or television program. Readers will learn the methodology and craft of the script supervisor, who ensures that the continuity of a film, its logical progression, is coherent.

The book teaches all vital; script supervising functions, including how to
.prepare, or "break down" a script for shooting
.maintain screen direction and progression
.match scenes and shots for editing
.cue actors
.record good takes and prints
.time and log sheets for editing

This revision of an industry classic will be updated to reflect changes in the film industry in recent years, including the use of electronic media in the script supervisor's tasks. While it is written for the novice script writer, it can serve as a valuable resource for directors, film editors, scriptwriters and cinematographers.

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Miller, Pat P.
Published by Focal Press (1986)
ISBN 10: 024051744X ISBN 13: 9780240517445
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