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Fig. 3.4 Measuring 1/8th pages; first in inches, then in 1/8ths of a page.

The Mathematics of Your Script

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Scene Count Format the cells in the scene count column (at the right of the “Total” block) for plain numbers. This option is found in the Format menu. Go to Cells, then chose the category Number. This will prevent the program from turning your numbers into dates, decimals, etc. Add a 1 in the scene…

Mary Cybulski

How to Think About Grammar

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Directors and editors generally like unobtrusive cuts. The less attention the mechanics of film production take, the more attention goes to the story. The basic rules of film grammar are designed to further this goal. Following the basic rules will provide smooth transitions and a neutral flavor to the craftsmanship of your story. This general…

Fig. 5.12a The wildtrack log from Sunshine State.

Tallies Gone Wild

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Wildtrack Tally A wildtrack is a piece of sound that has no picture associated with it. We use wildtrack for things like voice over dialog, room tone, sound effects and atmospheric sound. We note wildtrack on the lined script, the facing pages, the editors’ daily report and the script supervisor’s production report. We also list…

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