That’s the secret to getting a scriptwriting agent
I was really chuffed to be invited on the Light on Leeds podcast recently. Where I was asked to talk about my career, how it started with the Lloyds Bank Channel Four Film Challenge back in the 90s
First, of course I have to read and assess the book itself, a chargeable service (contact me for details) if, once I’ve read the book, I think it would make a viable and exiting screenplay I charge a standard fee for turning a book into a feature screenplay (or Netflix style series).
This is the first in a series of post by clients who have used my script coverage service. This is a useful post written by screenwriter Adele Smaill… Take it away Adele…
MARGIN NOTES / SCRIPT EDIT is now available and it costs £199 (and is only currently available to writers who have already taken up my services via a script report.
Recently, a number of UK literary agents have started asking new scriptwriters for an industry introduction letter or a written introduction from someone in the industry. This is something that I have done in the past for clients who have used my UK script reading service
My script reports include a detailed page-by–page read of your script (with notes and suggestions on how to improve your work) as well as detailed ‘business aspects’ advice, including: Where to send scripts in the UK – Advice on agents and how to approach them-
Actual war stories about the reality of being a working scriptwriter in the UK
I wrote the episode where ‘Alfie’ told ‘Kat’ he loved her, for the first time in EastEnders (all the way back in June 2003).
I’m the go – to scriptwriter for hire for creative corporate videos. I can deliver comedy and drama to even the most basic internal video.
Now, one of my major bugbears and a very common error by scriptwriters learning their craft is not understanding the difference between a shooting script and a regular sample (or spec) script.