“I Am a Certified Scriptreader” by Joan Y. Edwards
Script University offered a course in Scriptreading Certification. I took it from August 13, 2020 until October 8, 2020. Our instructor was Brian O’Malley.
I thought by learning to be a scriptreader, I would learn how to improve the two screenplays I wrote, plus have a new way to make money.
I learned what happens to a script in a film studio based on what a script reader says about a script.
I learned the correct formatting for screenplays that is accepted by the movie industry.
I learned how to write a good synopsis.
I learned how to analyze a script’s logline, concept, plot, structure, setting, character, and dialogue.
I learned how to give my honest objective opinion and ways to improve the script without being biased or expressing personal whims.
I learned how to get a job as a script reader. I created a sample cover letter, resumé, and two script evaluations. For my script evaluations, I chose My Cousin Vinny and Romance in the Outfield: Double Play.
I learned that screenplay contests use scriptreaders. I may apply at one of the contests.
Brian O’Malley from Script University gave great feedback on each lesson.
If you have a screenplay you would like for me to evaluate, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My charge right now is $75.00. This includes a line-by-line notes and a grading sheet with 100 points possible score.
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Joan Y. Edwards, Author
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