Day 149 – Jayne-Ann Tenggren

Jayne-Ann Tenggren

Jayne-Ann Tenggren was the script supervisor for all three Star Wars prequel films – The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith. She has also worked as a script supervisor for dozens of other films including The Road to Perdition, Hulk, Blood Diamond, and Spectre.

What does a script supervisor do? Here’s a quick definition:

Script Supervisors in film and television work as part of the camera department to make sure that the production has continuous verbal and visual integrity. They must ensure that when different takes and scenes are finally edited the production does not contain distracting continuity errors.

At about the 28-minute mark you can see Jayne-Ann Tenggren at work on the set of Revenge of the Sith and hear her chat about her job in the Revenge of the Sith documentary below.

Check out the entire list of women in 365 Days of Star Wars Women in the Women in Star Wars Index. It includes highlights from each post plus notes which posts include new 365 interviews with actresses, writers, artists, and more.


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