Happy Writers Coverage Services

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Stage 32 Happy Writers Coverage Services

Stage 32 Happy Writers pitch events are by far the best. The difference between them and the others I've attended is that they work with the writers before hand, using their experience in the Entertainment Industry to shape the pitch
Jon Oakes, VP of Development at Bold Films

First 10 Pages

Short Script Coverage

Standard Coverage

Premium Coverage 1-2 Pages

Studio Level Coverage 3-5 Pages

$49.00 $49.00 $99.00 $149.00 $249.00
What You Receive
  • Scorecard rating 6 script elements: First Scene, Set up of Characters, Set up of World, Clarity of Tone, Originality of Concept, Strength of Voice.
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Project
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Writer
  • Overall feedback / notes
  • One page of detailed feedback from our professional industry readers, focusing on the strengths and weaknesses of your Formatting, Concept & Originality, Characterization & Dialogue, and Plot & Structure of your script.
  • Logline
  • Nutshell / Comparables (X meets Y comparison)
  • Industry Rating of Pass/Consider/Recommend – Project
  • Industry Rating of Pass/Consider/Recommend – Writer
  • 3-5 pages of detailed feedback from our professional industry readers, focusing on the strengths, weaknesses, budget range, & commercial prospects of your script.
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Project
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Writer
  • 1-2 pages of coverage reviewing 6 script elements: Formatting, Concept/Originality, Characterization/Dialogue, Structure/Pacing/Plot, Budget Range & Commercial Prospects.
  • Nutshell (X meets Y)
  • Feedback / Next steps suggestions
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Project
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Writer
  • 3-5 pages of coverage reviewing 6 script elements with extended script notes: Formatting, Concept/Originality, Characterization/Dialogue, Structure/Pacing/Plot, Budget Range & Commercial Prospects.
  • Nutshell (X meets Y)
  • Logline
  • Feedback / Next steps suggestions
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Project
  • Pass/consider/recommend – Writer
What You Submit Your full script. Your short script (must be ≤20 industry formatted pages) Your full script. Your full script. Your full script.
Who Reads Your Script
  • Development executive, manager, agent, producer that YOU choose
  • Ability to choose reader based on genre
A working entertainment industry professional reader. All of our readers have at least 5 years of studio, production company and industry reading experience and have been individually vetted by Stage 32. A working entertainment industry professional. All of our readers have at least 5 years of studio, production company and industry reading experience and have been individually vetted by Stage 32.
  • Development executive, manager, agent, producer that YOU choose
  • Ability to choose reader based on genre
  • Development executive, manager, agent, producer that YOU choose
  • Ability to choose reader based on genre
Turnaround Time 21 days 21 days 21 days 21 days 21 days
You Should Submit If
  • You are getting ready to submit your script for a competition or fellowship
  • You are looking for guidance on your rewrite.
  • You are looking for guidance on your rewrite.
  • You are workshopping a first draft.
  • You are looking for guidance on your rewrite.
  • You are wondering if your script is ready to be shown to executives.
  • You are looking to take that final step to make your script market-ready.
  • You are seeking representation, entering contests, or building a portfolio.
  • You are doing a full deep dive into your material in an effort to taking the final step toward making your script market-ready.
  • You are seeking representation, entering contests, or building a portfolio
Extra Benefit If the executive is compelled to read your full script, you will receive a Happy Writers full script scorecard, with ratings of 6 crucial script elements, pass/consider/recommend ratings, & executive feedback at no extra charge. Occasionally, executives who read through to the end of these scripts have requested meetings with the writer. A professional industry reader will read your short script (≤20 pp.) and provide coverage notes. You will get constructive feedback on crucial script elements including the strengths and weaknesses of your concept, characters, structure and plot. Any screenplay or teleplay that receives two “Recommend” ratings across any of our industry reader services will have its logline (with your permission) submitted to a list of over 500 working industry executives Stage 32 works with for consideration. As with all our premium services, your script is being read for both feedback and consideration by your chosen executive. The executive will read and respond to your script as if it were a professional submission to their company. As with all our premium services, your script is being read for both feedback and consideration by your chosen executive. The executive will read and respond to your script as if it were a professional submission to their company.
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Script Coverage

First 10 Pages

The executive of your choice will read the first ten pages of your screenplay for feedback and consideration. Learn more »

Short Script Coverage

A professional industry reader will read your short screenplay and provide coverage notes. Learn more »

Standard Coverage

A professional industry reader will read your full screenplay or teleplay and provide 3-5 pages of coverage notes. Learn more »

Premium Coverage 1-2 Pages

The executive of your choice will read your script and give 1-2 pages of comprehensive coverage notes. Learn more »

Studio Level Coverage 3-5 Pages

The executive of your choice will read your script and give 3-5 pages of extended script notes plus a logline. Learn more »
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