Breaking Down a Script for Producers, Writers and Directors

Tue May 14:

Tue May 14th 6:30pm

$60 to register
$45 for Forum members

Duration: 6h
Instructor: Kalee Forsythe


Experience LevelAll

6:30pm to 9:30pm

Limited to 46 participants

In this class, you’ll learn how to break down a script by hand and in
Studio Binder. Then, you’ll learn how to use the script breakdown for budgeting
and shoot schedules. The instructor will provide examples of Dos and Don’ts
when creating a realistic production schedule based on your script. Bringing
your own script to break down and ask questions about is encouraged.

Equipment: None required but students are welcome to bring a laptop if so desired.

Kalee Forsythe

Kalee Forsythe

Kalee is a Seattle filmmaker who loves all aspects of the storytelling process. She has extensive experience working on sets as a Data Wrangler and Script Supervisor. She has also worked in post-production as an assistant editor for the Daytime Emmy Award Winning web series, Red Bird, as well as numerous comedy and documentary videos for the popular YouTube channel, CUT.
Her true passion lies in writing and directing her own projects. In 2017, she released her debut short film, E 1200, and plans to finish writing, then produce and direct a short romantic comedy inspired by High Fidelity in Winter 2019. You can see her reel and other filmmaking experience on her website,

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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave,

Seattle, WA 98122

206 329 2629

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