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

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9

“That's a Wrap!”

Toward the finish of shooting a sequence, the director is likely to ask you, “Am I covered?” You should be able to give the answer without hesitation. But before responding, refer to your list of notations taken at the time the director was blocking and rehearsing the scene (Chapter 4). Every entry there should be checked off (done at the time the shot was filmed). You should be sure there is recorded coverage on film for every bridge shot and/or companion angle.

COMPANY MOVE

With your assurance that all the requisite shots in a sequence have been duly filmed, the 1st A.D. will declare: “That's a wrap for this set,” and will announce the next scheduled locale to which the company will move.

The term “wrap” denotes the finish ...

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