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Script Services

Get your script noticed, when you show it to any agent, producer, director, or actor, you only get one chance to make that first impression … you have to make it as strong and creative as possible for that one chance…

Our FMN script services gives you, the writer, a positive, honest and constructive feedback for film scripts.

Our team of industry professional readers will make sure that your script is ready to be out there, ready to be made.

We offer two services;

  • FMN PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE   £125 (up to 120 pages)

  • FMN PROFESSIONAL  SCRIPT COVERAGE AND DEVELOPMENT NOTES £249 (up to 120 pages)

 

FMN PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE   

The first step to getting your script optioned and made into a film is to find a way to get it to Independent Producers, Production companies or studios. The first thing that they will do is to have it ‘Covered’, read by the company’s reader.

FMN Coverage gives you an analysis and rating of your script by our professional readers who know what producers, agents and directors are looking for in a new film script.

 

WHAT IS YOUR PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE?

  • Graded Score sheet on Premise, Plot, Characterization, Dialogue, Conflict, Pace and Commerciality.

  • Industry standard logline

  • Short synopsis

  • Two page review on the plot, story arc, characters and commerciality.

  • One page on overall comments and an overview on why the script would or would not be recommended, with a rating on the ‘Pass – Consider – Recommend’ scale

 

Turnaround time is typically 10-15 days.

 

Script Format Guidelines:

Scripts must be formatted and submitted using industry-standard formatting, which will accurately determine the page count:

 

Page margins:

      •    Top: 1 inch

      •    Bottom: 1 inch

      •    Left: 1.5 inches

      •    Right: 1 inch (can vary up to a quarter-inch)

      •    Font: Courier font; 12 points

 

 

FMN PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE  

 

Up to 120 pages (as per format guidelines)  £125

 

121-180   pages (as per format guidelines)   £160

 

Rush service 5 days

Up to 120 pages (as per format guidelines)  £175

Rush service 5 days

121-180   pages (as per format guidelines)   £225

FMN PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT COVERAGE

AND DEVELOPMENT

Up to 120 pages (as per format guidelines)   £249

121-180   pages (as per format guidelines)    £289

 

Rush service 5 days

Up to 120 pages (as per format guidelines).  £299

Rush service 5 days

121-180   pages (as per format guidelines)    £355

Confidentiality

All readers at FMN Script services have signed a comprehensive nondisclosure and confidentiality agreement. You can rest assured that your ideas and script will not be shared with anyone.

 

ScriptXpert Coverage

Format: Critique Service

 

Standard Coverage includes a one-page graded score sheet that evaluates the major elements of your screenplay on a scale of Excellent, Good, Fair or Poor. In addition, your Studio Reader will provide you with two to three pages of notes about why an Industry reader would or would not recommend your screenplay to agents, managers and producers.

 

Our Standard Coverage package includes:

 

Ready to gain insight into the marketability of your Feature Film, Movie-of-the-Week or Television script, just like your script will with an in-house reader at a Hollywood studio? Book your Coverage package today and let us help you improve your odds of having your screenplay sold.

 

 

 

 

Typing "FADE OUT" is just the beginning of your script's journey in the Industry. The first stop, after you submit to a production company or studio, is Coverage, an analysis and rating of your script by a professional reader who's been trained to spot exactly what Agents, Managers, Producers and content buyers are looking for in a screenplay.

 

Standard Coverage includes a one-page graded score sheet that evaluates the major elements of your screenplay on a scale of Excellent, Good, Fair or Poor. In addition, your Studio Reader will provide you with two to three pages of notes about why an Industry reader would or would not recommend your screenplay to agents, managers and producers.

 

Next up are Development Notes, which is an extensive report with detailed information on concept, structure, pacing, dialogue and more. It also includes feedback and recommendations for improving the script and making it more marketable.

 

Since you only get one chance at a first impression, it’s vital to run your script by an expert who’s worked in the Industry for years as one of these eagle-eyed pros. Get your own Industry-standard Screenplay Coverage and Development Notes from our seasoned Studio Readers to make sure your script is ready to make the Hollywood rounds.

 

This ScriptXpert service is a Screenplay Coverage with Development Notes offering that helps you get your script to a polished level, or gives you feedback on a script you’re ready to send out to the industry. Our Studio Readers are experienced professionals who know what agents, managers and producers look for in a screenplay.

 

Our Coverage with Development Notes package includes:

      •    An industry-standard logline

      •    One-page synopsis

      •    Category chart with ratings on Dialogue, Characters, Story, Conflict, Premise, Format

      •    Two pages on Plot, Character and Marketability and one page of overall commentary, with a focus on why the script would or would not be recommended

      •    A rating on the “Pass, Consider, or Recommend” scale

      •    8 pages of detailed notes on Premise, Plot Structure, Pacing, Characters, Dialogue and Marketability

      •    A one-page synopsis to use as a "leave behind" when you get that all-important Pitch meeting

Our Coverage with Development Notes service includes our Standard Coverage offering and much more. With Coverage with Development Notes, your Studio Reader delivers all of the above plus in-depth notes and suggestions regarding story and plot, structure, characters, action, dialogue and writing. Your Studio Reader will also address weakness in general writing style, formatting, plot points, dialogue, and general appeal, and propose specific suggestions for rewriting problem areas or fixing plot issues, helping you in your efforts to turn your story into a saleable screenplay.

 

If (or when) your script receives a recommend grade, your Studio Reader’s notes will then focus on how to polish the script and maximize its chances of success for when it gets sent out to agents, managers or producers.

 

With Coverage with Development Notes, you get invaluable feedback on your Feature Film, Movie-of-the-Week or Television script, in a format that mirrors the same process occurring in the studio ranks.

 

Turnaround time is typically 10-15 days. Select RUSH SERVICE to receive your coverage in less than 5 days.

 

Screenplay Format Guidelines:

 

Screenplays must be formatted and submitted using industry-standard formatting, which will accurately determine the page count:

 

Page margins:

      •    Top: 1 inch

      •    Bottom: 1 inch

      •    Left: 1.5 inches

      •    Right: 1 inch (can vary up to a quarter-inch)

Font: Courier font; 12 points