DIALOGUE LISTS

What it is…
A dialogue list is a verbatim record of all spoken dialogue (including utterances) that is created to match the final edited version of the film, television or video production.

What it’s used for…
A dialogue list is often used for preparing foreign language translations during the dubbing process.

Types of Dialogue Lists

Dialogue List - Basic   

  • Script Format
  • Character Name/Dialogue
    • Indication of VO
    • Indication of Overlapping Dialogue
  • Time Code to Second (1 minute intervals)
  • (Annotations are an optional service)

Dialogue List - Simple with Time Code   

  • Table Format
  • Character Name/Dialogue
    • Indication of VO
    • Indication of Overlapping Dialogue
  • Time Code to Second (at every Character)
  • (Annotations are an optional service)

Dialogue List - Dialogue Continuity   

  • Table Format
  • Character Name/Dialogue
    • Indication of VO, OS and ON/OS
    • Indication of Overlapping Dialogue
  • Time Code to Second (at every Character/Chyron)
  • On-Screen Text/Chyrons
  • Act Breaks
  • Complete List of End Credits
  • (Annotations are an optional service)