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Script Supervision: The Overview XBST 1009

Broadcast and Media Communications Course

Course details

​In this two-day workshop, you'll learn the basic ins and outs of how a Script Supervisor in the Continuity Department operates. Covering the fundamentals of Script Supervising and Continuity, you'll gain insight into the history and development of this position. With this in-depth overview of what the job entails, you'll have a clearer understanding if this is a career path for you.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of "Continuity" in relation to Film and TV
  • Break down the roles and responsibilities of the Script Supervisor
  • Recognize Continuity errors and prioritize major discrepancies over minor ones
  • Discover the history of Script Supervising
  • Better organize information
  • Ask and answer script or continuity questions clearly and concisely

Effective as of Fall 2021

Related Programs

Script Supervision: The Overview (XBST 1009) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Script Supervision and Continuity for Film and TV
    Microcredential Part-time


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