Script Consulting

Script Consulting Fees

  1. Standard Script Consultation — $600: 5-8 pages of detailed notes on all aspects of the script, plus suggestions for a rewrite and advice as to next steps. Polish notes after the rewrite: $300.
  2. Standard Script Consultation plus In-depth Notes — $1200: 10-12 pages of detailed notes on all aspects of the script, plus suggestions for a rewrite and advice as to next steps. Polish notes after the rewrite: $500.
  3. Script Consultation Plus — $1500: includes all of 1 and 2 plus written notes on the script itself, which explain where things work, don't work and how to improve dialogue, character, structure, and story. Polish notes after the rewrite: $500.
  4. Total Script Analysis — $3000: A 20-30 page line by line analysis with an hour phone call to follow up. Polish notes after the rewrite: $500.

Treatments

Negotiable

Short films

Negotiable

Producer's Consultation

$5000 – I will take you from outline to first draft to final draft. Includes consulting on your outline, initial draft and four additional drafts.

Enhanced Producer's Consultation

$7500 – includes all of the above plus availability during all stages of production, and consultation on two cuts of the film.

Brief Script Overview

$175 – This is to determine a script’s commerciality and is mainly used by producers. It includes one read of the script and a one page (including a score chart) detailing the strengths and weaknesses of the script.

Screenwriting

I usually charge WGA wage rates to write an original script, but I'm willing to negotiate the rate for lower budgeted films.