Using Script Consultants

What’s the difference between a script editor and a script consultant? Everything. Script editors simply are proofreaders of your work to make your script polished, but a script consultant is someone who rips your structure and characters apart to elevate your overall story and get it ready for the screenplay market. Learn the pros and cons of getting professional feedback on a screenplay as well as get advice from script consultants and script readers themselves.

Script Angel: The Value of Discussing Your Script Notes

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 Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! We know that script notes are a valuable part of the script development process and it can come...

Visual Mindscape: How to Choose a Script Consultant

I begin with a full disclosure that in addition to being a screenwriter I am also a script consultant. As such, I must admit to a certain bias toward the value of script consulting to writers. I like to think of myself more as a script mentor than a consultant, and...

Pilar Alessandra – The Script Whisperer

Editor’s Note: Pilar Alessandra lectures at Screenwriters World Conference West this weekend in L.A. Don’t miss the chance to experience her wisdom first hand. Get a discount code for SWCW at the bottom of this post. By John W. Kim Screenwriters come to her from all walks of life and all...