DockYard was tasked by Netflix to create a customized script breakdown and editing web application that seamlessly converts PDF files into HTML, enabling writers to seamlessly edit and distribute digitized versions of a script.
Movie and TV production creators have relied on the slow, manual, and cumbersome methods of writing, editing, and breaking down scripts in an effort to preserve the traditional, long-standing format that has been used in Hollywood for decades. These methods made it difficult to react quickly to directors’ urgent dialogue and scene edit requests, causing production-wide delays and complications across teams.
DockYard created P|Scripts, a web application that consolidates all script editing and breakdown functions into a single, easy-to-navigate dashboard. The application makes it faster and more convenient for writers and editors to make on-the-fly script updates and create new schedule breakdown sheets to keep filming on track. It also enables studios to collect and centralize high-level production data and create cross-departmental reports to inform budget, scheduling, and resourcing requirements for current and future productions.