What is a Script Supervisor, and how do you become one? First, take a quick quiz to see how much you know about this department. Then I'll introduce the job, and what to expect from this course.
Find out what types of projects a script supervisor can work on, tips on interviewing with a director, and what to expect at an All Hands meeting. Then take a quiz to see what you learned.
Breaking down the script 8
Everything you need to do to prep for a shoot.
Kit and Supplies 3
Let's talk about what supplies you'll need in your kit.
How much is covered under continuity, and what you need to watch for.
These are in the order you'll be running them. and need to be uploaded every night after wrap.
A Day in the Life 15
From arriving at call time, to running your wrap reports, this is a day in the life of a script supervisor.
Floor plans 1
Get ready to draw some bird's eye view layouts of the scene you're shooting. It's a lot of fun!
Contracts and Forms 3
How to manage your freelance income.
Pay Rate 4
Daily vs Hourly, Union vs Non, Project type
Networking and landing a job 2
It's all about who you know, your reputation, and how to keep the momentum going when you're a freelancer.
Some guidelines I like to use on set to effective get my continuity point across, without losing my cool.
OPTIONAL: Tell me how you enjoyed the course 1
What to Expect From this Course
I’ve set up these classes to give you digestible bits of information on how to become a Script Supervisor in a way that is easy to understand and in a go-at-your-own-pace format. By the end of the whole course, you should feel confident enough to step on set and try out script supervising on your own.
What I’ll cover in this course:
- Kits and supplies
- Contracts and forms
- Pay rate
- Breaking down the script
- A day in the life
- Set ups
- Networking and landing a job
- Plus some workshops!
There are many things to go over, so each lesson will have sub-categories to explore and go in depth. Take these classes at your own pace, and feel free to repeat some videos if the information is dense.
These classes build upon each other, so it’s important to go in order. There’s a lot to learn up front, but trust me, it’s a very rewarding job once you’re trained. I absolutely love it and I know you will too!
Let’s get started!