An intensive two-day workshop that breaks down the art and craft of reading scripts to help improve your own writing, to also improve your feedback for other writers and most importantly, to earn you money as a professional reader.
Learn how to produce industry standard analysis for agents, producers, production companies and broadcasters – all of whom have mountainous ‘read’ piles. The ability to distinguishing a ‘Pass’ from a ‘Consider’, or even a ‘Recommend’ will make you a valuable asset to the biggest and most prolific production companies.
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What is included?*
Why become a script reader?
Breaking Into Script Reading is tailored for those who want to gain understanding of how the marketplace works, as well as how to analyse screenplays professionally.
In other words: script reading is a PERFECT job for the creatively minded!
Your Tutor: The course is taught by Lucy V Hay, author, script editor, producer and blogger behind Bang2write, one of the UK’s top sites for screenwriters. Lucy has been a script reader for agents, production companies, screen agencies, investment initiatives, screenwriting competitions and individual writers and directors for over ten years.
What people say about the course
‘Awesome event that equips you to provide professional feedback and PASS-proof your own work. Great fun!’
Adam Spring, Writer & Director‘
Not a PASS. Nor a CONSIDER. Definitely a RECOMMEND!’
Roberto Gomez Martin, Writer & Director
‘Lucy is a Force of Nature!’
Elsa Evripidou, Writer & Producer
‘I didn’t realise how many opportunities and avenues there were for potential script readers until yesterday.’
Nick Harrison, Screenwriter
‘A great opportunity for aspiring writers to see the mistakes that derail scripts and learn to avoid them.’
Nick Jackson, Writer
‘This course not only helped me understand how to be a script reader, it showed me how to be a script writer who can connect to an audience. Great atmosphere, great knowledge and great contacts.’
Daemian Greaves, Filmmaker/Writer