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Course Description

This course is a weeklong hands-on intensive taught by an IATSE member script supervisor. The week begins with detailed explanations of script supervisor responsibilities, pre-production breakdowns, production coverage of scenes and continuity. Trainees will also learn about script notes, naming the slate, timing the shots, editor reports and delivery of the editor’s continuity book. In the final two days of class, trainees will get hands-on practice recording a short scene with a director, actors and camera crew.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how to read and break down a script as it relates to the script supervisor.
  • Understand shot types and descriptions, screen direction, 180 rule, continuity, script timing and scene coverage.
  • Identify the script supervisor’s responsibilities during actor rehearsals and camera rehearsals, as well as their relationship with other departments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of facing pages, lining pages, editor logs, slate information, slating b-roll, and camera, sound and production reports.
  • Understand the business, including script supervisor hiring, using various software programs and searching job websites.

Notes

Production Assistant Basics is a prerequisite for this course. Please visit the course profile online (here) to register.

Assessment Tasks:

  • Quiz to assess knowledge of positions, terminology, etiquette, procedures and safety.
  • Task Performance Review (Rubric)

 

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Section Title
Script Supervisor
Type
Demo/Hands-On
Days
Sa, Su, M
Time
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Dates
May 09, 2020 to May 11, 2020
Type
Demo/Hands-On
Days
T, W
Time
8:30AM to 6:30PM
Dates
May 12, 2020 to May 13, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
44.0
Location
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $595.00