We would have a nightly meeting for an hour. We would go over the schedule, which matched the lined script, which matched the storyboard, which matched the breakdowns.
Breaking Down the Script
Before a shooting schedule can be devised, the producer examines the script from all practical angles. Up to now, the emphasis has been on making the structure and the dialogue of the story work. Although it might be dramatically effective for the main characters to have an intimate conversation in a park during a rainstorm on a bridge at night, from a practical point of view it might be difficult to accomplish. The producer must think about the difficulty of obtaining permission to shoot in the park and the problems ...