The Craft of the Script SupervisorCINEMA WORKSHOPS offers a comprehensive series of workshops. The classes are hands-on, interactive, and thorough. You will find a summary of each listed below. Please click on your desired workshop for detailed course description, schedules, locations and tuition.
Beginning Script Supervising Part A
The Beginning Script Supervising Workshops cover all the hard and fast rules of filmmaking that every script supervisor must know. The course includes all the fundamental skills needed to successfully script dramatic films for film and/or television. Click here for workshop details. *
Beginning Script Supervising Part B:
"Will it Cut?"
This workshop has been designed for the script supervisor who has completed a previous training program in script supervising and/or already worked on a project as a script supervisor. Script notes from previous experience "on set" is important to bring to the first day of this class. We will be reviewing script notes and techniques for scripting effectively, with discussions of on-set experiences from within the group. A question and answer session is followed by more in-depth scene study. This course will also cover blocking and script supervising more difficult sequences with a discussion on problems and solutions. Click here for workshop details. *
Parts A & B: (26-days taken concurrently)
These two comprehensive workshops cover all of the above. Each class must be individually purchased (see each page's details for pricing, including early registration discounts. When registering for the Beginning Script Supervising Workshop, simply mark both boxes for Parts A and B.
Script Supervising for Commercials
Script Supervising for Commercials is designed for the student who would like to pursue a career as a script supervisor on commercials and/or have an interest in learning the differences between film and commercials to diversify their experience. This class will build on the foundations from the Beginning Script Supervising workshop. Click here for workshop details. *
Visual Effects Beyond the Basics
This course will cover all the basic information about working on a visual effects (VFX) team and script supervising VFX. It will include a discussion on the terminology and the history of VFX in feature films. Click here for workshop details. *
Director's Lab: A Step by Step Workshop for Micro-Budget Production
This workshop is intended to help organize you for the real world realities that are unfortunately NOT taught in the academic milieu of a film school. The hands-on, intensive course material will take you step by step through every aspect of the micro-budget filmmaking process, from finding the right script, to forming the business entity you will need to produce the film, to negotiating the necessary legal agreements, to the final stages of preparing for production.Click here for workshop details. *
Director's Workshop on Continuity
This course has been taught to aspiring directors, directors of photography, script supervisors, producers & editors in several film colleges within the United Sates. It is designed to help film makers understand the rules of continuity in order to improve how they prepare, shoot and complete their films. Click here for workshop details. *
Digital Scripting: ScriptE Systems
Come learn the only all-in-one digital Script Supervision Software from it's co-creator, Tony Pettine (script supervisor for "Black Swan", "The Wrestler", "Something Borrowed"). Tony will join Randi for a very special series of classes. Students can take either the 3 day and 2 day intensive hands-on ScriptE workshop. All of Randi's students are also eligible for a $100 Educational Rebate **. Click here for workshop details. Space is limited *.
Digital Scripting: Excel & Bluebeam Revu
This is a 3-Day, hands-on digital script supervising workshop that teaches PC users how to create the forms required for script supervising as well as how to use Bluebeam Revu to line the script. Click here for workshop details. *