The production board approach to screenwriting and directing:
Written language is sometimes difficult to translate to screen. In order to limit the "wordiness" of my scripts without sacrificing design, I've made this tool.
            1. Divide each scene into it's changing elements.
                a.) Characters Actions
                b.) Dialogue
                c.) Location
                d.) Props
                e.) Score
                f.) Camera
2. Create a chart in excel, or draw one.
3. Each x value is an element. Devote each cell to an element.
4. The y value is time. Each cell is a moment in my film.
5. Start halfway through the y axis. Now move across the x axis and fill in what each element is            doing at that particular moment.
6. Move up and down the axis' and see how they compliment or counteract each other.
7. Strengthen your scene.
        While a studio will never buy a script written in an excel document. This will be of great use to you while developing your story and the mis-en-scene. Why hide depth in language, when our language is obsolete?

The following are pulled from a draft of a script where Pompey appears on an overly-masculine talk show, "Beef Talk".
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