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The Film Director’s Script Read Through – Questions

1. Your questions are one of the most important parts of your script analysis. Why? Because they lead to research.

2. WHY is the most important question a director can ask! “WHY?” Because when you ask someone WHY, you begin to get a deeper understanding of a situation, problem or challenge and your approach to solving this question will become progressively clearer as you go through the script

3. WHAT? To help find out about situations and character, always ask, “what is the character NOT saying in this scene” and “what is HAPPENING in this scene for the FIRST time”

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  • shiva July 7, 2008, 6:28 AM

    sir, can you suggest me in script writing and direction.