STORY SERVICES FOR SCREENWRITERS
SCRIPT COVERAGE - $150 (up to 110 screenplay pages; $10 each additional 10 pages); $95 (up to 60 teleplay pages; $10 each additional 10 pages); $55 (up to 25 outline/synopsis/treatment pages; $10 each additional ten pages).
Analysis of a screenplay or teleplay, including “Synopsis,” “Comments” on premise, plot, structure, characters, dialogue and marketability, and a “Rating” - Pass, Consider with reservations, Consider, or Recommend. This is exactly the report that agents, managers, producers and executives receive on all scripts submitted to them, and is used to decide screenplays they’ll read first, read later, or reject (“pass on”).
SCRIPT NOTES-SHORT FORM $250/screenplay $150/teleplay
Broad comment story notes addressing premise, plot, structure, characters, dialogue, story execution, and marketability, completed in the form of a story memo.
SCRIPT NOTE-LONG FORM $400/screenplay $250/teleplay
In-depth story notes addressing premise, plot, structure, characters, dialogue, story execution, and marketability, with suggested solutions and ideas designed to formulate a strong revision/rewrite plan, completed in the form of a story memo.
STORY MEETING $100/hour
To discuss your script or concept in detail and brainstorm solutions to story issues, including character analysis, theme development, structure and plotting, rewrites of individual scenes and/or constructing an outline for a revision.
MARGIN NOTES $400/screenplay $200/teleplay
Extensive on-the-page notes, giving feedback on the script’s core concept/premise, plot, structure, characters, character arcs, scenes, beats, rhythm, tension, genre, dialogue, theme(s), writing style and formatting. Does not include line editing.
LINE EDIT $600/screenplay $300/teleplay
To polish a script that is sound in story and structure; thus does not include margin/story notes. Edits and tightens descriptions as needed, removing and reworking excessive or confusing phrasing, ensuring the script clean, clear, and compelling. Edits, tightens, and clarifies dialogue, cutting confusing words or phrases (does not add or rewrite dialogue). Edits formatting, including slug lines, montages, flashbacks, transitions, action lines, and dialogue. Includes line-by-line proofreading, flagging grammatical, spelling, and typographical errors. All editing is completed on the script.
MARGIN NOTES+LINE EDIT $800/screenplay $400/teleplay
A combination of story-focused and developmental margin notes and a line edit.