Why you’ll never know how you lived without a stripboardafter you’ve had one
“How many times do I have to tell you? The right tool for the right job!”2
—Scotty, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
There are countless ways to make a schedule, and many would-be filmmakers have their own systems—nearly all of which fall short of how the pros do it. No system is as thought out and effective a way to make and organize a schedule as the professional standard stripboard schedule.
A professional shooting schedule is done in what is called a “stripboard.” In ye olden pre-computer days of filmmaking, this was actually a long accordion-shaped object full of individual strips ...