How to Become a Script Supervisor

Script Supervisor Job Description

Script supervisors work closely with the director and production team of a film or television production in order to ensure that the story in a script is properly represented on the screen.  



Script Supervisor Job Duties

  • Compile and record details of scenes, such as physical layout, costumes and action sequences
  • Read script and prepare notes of action, properties and costumes to be used for each scene
  • Listen to dialog and informs cast of deviations from script
  • Time length of scenes
  • Observe filming of production in order to record scene details, such as position, facial expression and camera position in relation to cast
  • Refer to previously prepared notes to ensure sequence continuity during subsequent scenes
  • Prepare and distribute script adjustments to cast and production personnel
  • May prepare synopsis of production for advertising purposes




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