This article is about production scheduling in the context of movie production or theatrical production. For production scheduling in the context of manufacturing plans, see scheduling (production processes).
The production schedule is a project plan of how the production budget will be spent over a given timescale, for every phase of a business project.
The scheduling process starts with the script, which is analysed and broken down, scene by scene, onto a sequence of breakdown sheets, each of which records the resources required to execute the scene. These resources include: