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Hayley McKenzie

About Hayley McKenzie

Hayley McKenzie runs Script Angel working as a Development Consultant and Script Editor on feature films and television dramas in the UK and USA. Hayley's produced feature film script editing credits include ‘Papadopoulos & Sons’, ‘Chakara’ and ‘The Watcher Self’. Hayley was Development Executive at ITV Studios and script edited primetime UK shows ‘Casualty’ (BBC) and ‘Blue Murder’ (ITV). Join Script Angel on Facebook and follow Hayley on Twitter @scriptangel1.

Script Angel: Keeping On The Road To Screenwriting Success

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. So now you know how to turn your screenwriting dreams into achievable goals  but in reality making plans is one thing, sticking to them is...

Script Angel: What is at Stake? Making The Small Feel Big

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. A strong concept is essential, whether you’re writing a feature film or a television show, and we’ve all heard the mantra that you need ‘high...

Script Angel: The Screenwriter’s Survival Guide to Production

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. Congratulations! You’ve made it through script development and your precious script has finally been green-lit for production. You’ve survived an onslaught of script notes, some...

Script Angel: The Script Development Process

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. Screenwriting is a collaborative job. It might not feel like it when you’ve been locked in your attic lovingly crafting your script with no more...

Script Angel: Creativity Is Key

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. Script editing is a pretty analytical job but it also requires creativity and, I’ll be honest, that’s something that doesn’t come as easily to me....

Script Angel: Giving Your Characters A Hard Time

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. I’ve written here before about the importance of creating memorable characters  and the next step is making sure that your story gives your fabulous characters...

Script Angel: Is Drama Really One of the Genre Types?

Hayley McKenzie is a Script Editor and founder of Script Angel, helping screenwriters elevate their craft and advance their screenwriting career. Follow her on Twitter @scriptangel1. Is drama a genre? “Of course it is!” you’ll all shout at me. After all, it’s listed on IMDb isn’t it? Well yes, but have...