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Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialogue by John Kreng

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Creating Your Character Bible

After breaking down the script and getting a feel for the story structure and how it flows, now it’s time to take it a little further by putting together a character bible from all the information you have gathered while breaking down the script.

What’s a character bible, you ask? A character bible is an extensive description of each of the major and supporting characters in the script. It gives you the background of each character and all the events that led them up to the point where the film begins. TV shows usually have this readily available for new writers on their staff because the new writers have to get up to date with each character so they do not write a scene that contradicts something a character might ...

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