Author: Paula Landry

Paula Landry

Paula Landry is a film & music producer creating commercials, multimedia concerts, films, & branded videos for the Internet. Landry is president of Idea Blizzard Productions-the idea factory, & she spearheads the film industry journalism and information company, This Business of FILM. An active member of NYWIFT, the IFP and AFM, Landry speaks at seminars around the world about the film, music and media business.

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The Process of Breaking Down a Script


Breaking down a script is a systematic and fun procedure. 1. Read script through, with an open mind, as a spectator. 2. Talk to your team and establish the system you will employ – manual or software-driven? Which software? Decide. 3. Identify scene number. (Start at the beginning.) 4. Mark the portion (in eighths) of…

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