DEVELOP YOUR WORK
report is a tool used by the Hollywood executive to determine
which scripts they will read and has the power to generate
a "yes" or "no". The problem is, you'll
never see that coverage report. It doesn't leave the Hollywood
executive's desk and you're left wondering why your script
didn't make it through. Don't take that risk and blow your
chance. Why not see what your coverage report will look like
first? Hollywood doesn't read a script twice!
readers have worked for the top studios, agencies and producers
in Hollywood. We assign your screenplay to a personal reader
who will provide analysis and generate a coverage report.
A coverage report consists of a logline (your story in a nutshell),
a synopsis, which details the events of your story from beginning
to end, and analysis where the reader describes what worked,
what didn't and the final grade: Recommend, Consider or Pass.
that enters the Hollywood system gets tracked and if one major
studio or producer passes, the negative feedback can spread
like a ripple on a pond and your work is soon dead all over
town. Don't give them a chance to say "no", hit
them with your best possible work, the first time.
report is private, no-one else will ever see it. We e-mail it
directly to you. Our turnaround time for coverage is 10-12 business days.
If you order a Coverage Report online, we can accept your screenplay via email in Adobe Acrobat,
Microsoft Word, Wordperfect, Rich Text, Plain Text, Final Draft, Scriptware or Movie Magic Screenwriter format.
here for a sample coverage
report (in Adobe
style development notes are approximately five to eight (5-8)
pages long and address the main elements of your work. These
notes are incisive and supportive. They offer constructive
criticism and in-depth analysis, including: identifying and
analyzing story problems, story logic, character development
and structural concerns. If you don't want to waste any time
in getting your screenplay ready for Hollywood, cut right
to the chase and get these - you'll find them invaluable.
These notes are private, no-one will ever see them. The notes are
e-mailed directly to you.
your script is in top form. Don’t send it out into Hollywood
until you’re absolutely sure it’s the best it
can be. You only get one chance to make that first impression
and convince the reader (Hollywood’s doorkeeper) or
industry professional that this is the script they want to
push forward. Studios and production companies can receive
anywhere from 50 to 100 submissions and up per week, so your
script has to be professional
in order to stand a chance and well developed in order to
in Hollywood is stiffer than ever and studios are becoming
unwilling to nurture a project through development, ie they
are insisting on screenplays that are camera ready. Do the
work now and give your script the best advantage by using
our development notes!
submit your screenplay for coverage and/or development notes
and you receive a “consider” grade from
our professional readers, then we will place your screenplay
in our online Script
Marketplace and Hollywood
Bugle, for six months, free of charge. The "consider"
grade will be placed alongside your screenplay title and acts
as a signpost to the visiting Hollywood executive.
receive a "recommend" grade, then not only
do we offer our online Script
Marketplace and Hollywood
Bugle free for six months, but we also add two Script Express email marketing campaigns for your work.