Brent Forrester’s TV Comedy Course: Cards

It’s already week three of the Brent Forrester’s TV Comedy Course. This week’s class was all about cards. Using cards is a technique to break a script down into parts. This takes a complex outcome and it gets it down to manageable parts. Once things are on cards, you can move things around visually. You can do big structural changes without rewrites.

Brent Forrester’s TV Comedy Course: Cards

I have always been fascinated by using cards for TV show and movie scripts. I follow Thomas Schnauz, writer/producer for Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, on Twitter and he occasionally posts the cards for his episodes. This process seems to scale to any level of complexity.

Breaking Bad Cards for Episode 611

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