WHAT I CHARGE

Teaching

USD 300 per interactive teaching day for groups up to 30 maximum
USD 350 for a masterclass of maximum three hours

Script Rewrites, Polishes or Edits

Rates negotiable dependent on the specifics of each project.

Reduced rates available for students or freelancers.

Feature Script Cover

(90 - 110 pages)

USD 300
Turnaround time: 5 full working days

If you want me to read your feature script and give you one set of detailed notes focused on:

  • developing your script potential, looking specifically at overall structure and how story and conflict could be strengthened
  • character development, story arcs, adherence to the 3-act structure
  • distinctive character voices, sharpening dialogue
  • any layout issues

But if you would like my further involvement I charge an additional USD 150. Then together we will go through:

  • the notes in my cover document in an individual 45 minute feedback and mentoring session, online or in person
  • we discuss applying the feedback to your rewrite, and set a deadline for your second draft
  • I then generate a second set of notes on draft two, mapping your way forward.

TV Pilot Script

(50 - 60 pages)

Once-off cover: USD 150
Turnaround time: 4 full working days

Focused on developing and structuring an attention-grabbing pilot, planting the seeds for a renewable series proposition, strengthening audience engagement, story arcs, cliffhangers, hooks and tags, distinctive character voices, sharpening dialogue, layout issues.

Together we will go through:
  • detailed notes on draft one
  • an individual 45 minute feedback and mentoring session, online or in person
  • we look at ways of applying the feedback to your rewrite
  • I then generate a second set of notes on draft two, mapping your way forward.

Pitch Pack for Feature Film or TV Pilot

USD 200

Pitch doc (3 pages), story bible (10 pages) & character descriptions (3 pages):
Turnaround time: 5 full working days

I provide guidance on supporting documents and motivations, refining your core proposition, applying genre models to the proposal, developing your character descriptions, sharpening log-lines and tag-lines, refining a short verbal pitch.

Together we will go through:
  • detailed notes on first draft documents
  • an individual 30 minute online feedback session
  • applying the feedback to your rewrites
  • further notes on draft two and mapping the way forward

Please note: longer documents will require more of my time, hence a higher fee. I would advise that you edit down to the industry standard page lengths provided above in advance.

Ongoing Project Support

I can tailor on-going support and mentoring for producers and content commissioners through the development stage. Each project can be discussed and quoted on individually, as needs and timelines vary considerably.