Script writer for hire – and the work never stops!

Matthew Cooper Script writer
Script writer for hire

As the UK’s number one script writer for hire and UK script consultant, I had decided to shut up shop during the corona virus lockdown, down tools, and spend my time fiddling with my super 8mm cameras and doing test FX shots for my next project as a director, but, despite my best intentions loads of screenwriting work has come in.

I’m lucky I guess, and in a pretty unique position as a script writer that I can take my mind off the lockdown and continue business as usual as an in demand script writer for hire.  As well as the normal script reports and consultancy work, I’ve picked a couple of pretty juicy original screenplay commissions, which will hopefully see fruition once the lockdown has ended and we return to what will be a new normal.

I’ve still a handful of ongoing original works to complete – one, an epic WW1 story, a taunt original thriller, and another original feature length script, set in the North of England, which I’m hoping we can finance privately, once things improve.

If you’re a producer, director, or script writer with downtime now, and think you might be able to afford a second opinion on some work, or you’d like to take the time you have now to commission some original writing please get in touch with me on

I’m an expert at:

Original screenplays for;

  • Feature films
  • Shorts
  • TV pilots and one-offs
  • Netflix style high concept shows
  • Serials and soaps

Script consultancy work, which includes;

  • Script reports
  • Material Evaluation
  • Script rewrites- for dialogue, character or structure

These are strange times for all, but as script writer for hire, I’m making hay while the sun shines. If you want to use these challenging times to get some expert help with your script or screenplay, drop me a line.

Matthew Cooper has been a script writer for hire, UK Script editor  and script doctor for over 20 years. He’s written for most of the UK soaps, including writing award winning episodes of Emmerdale, EastEnders, Hollyoaks and Family Affairs and has been BAFTA shortlisted and Royal Television Society nominated as a script writer. He’s also a leading UK script consultant and freelance script writer for hire and online screenwriting expert. You can find some of his broadcast credits on the IMDb. You can get in touch with Matthew on or hire him on Peopleperhour