Identifying Resources: The Breakdown
QUESTION: Is There One Way to Break Down a Script?
ANSWER: No. By repeating these steps, and adjusting them to your preferences, you will streamline the process.
Tools You Will Need:
Software: Screenplay file and Final Draft (or Celtx, or other screenplay software) and Movie Magic Scheduling (or other film breakdown/scheduling software)
Manual version: Screenplay and breakdown sheets
Just like it sounds, creating a breakdown of a screenplay is the process of breaking down a script into its basic elements – identifying every resource needed, scene by scene.
What’s a resource?
• Sets and locations ...