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Script Supervising and Film Continuity, 3rd Edition by Pat P Miller

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Getting Into the Act

It would benefit you enormously to gain entry into a movie studio lot—at your earliest opportunity—and observe a studio sound stage while filming is in progress. A sure way to get an inside track is to apply for any kind of a job. In the meantime, I shall endeavor to acquaint you with an overview of the traditional studio lot.

VISIT A STUDIO LOT AND MOVIE SET

A studio lot is a complex of sound stages and buildings that house the equipment, offices, and personnel connected with the production of feature pictures or television shows.

NOTE: For someone entering a studio lot for the first time, here's a warning: Heed the red light. Sound stages are marked with huge numbers on their outside walls. There is also a red light ...

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