In 2017, four script script supervisors attended SXSW to spread their experiences and knowledge of the craft. Roe Moore, Nick Robinson, Eve Butterly discussed the craft alongside script supervisor turned director Gina Grande and film editor Josh Either. Here's a snippet from the article:
Being a script supervisor is the best path to directing. At least, that's what Bob Byington swore when he sat down with us at SXSW 2017 for a podcast last week. The sad truth, however, is that not many people actually know what the job entails. Perhaps that's because there's just so much to it.
"We are a department of one," Eve Butterly explains in the SXSW panel Did We See That? The Role of the Script Supervisor. The supervisor's main jobs on set are incredibly important: to make sure that the footage shot will be able to be cut together, and to keep track of continuity. But an expert script supervisor will look after all the other departments to ensure everything is running smoothly, and the production is on schedule to appease the higher ups...