What is 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.  



Typical 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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