Completion & Collection
All coverage & notes are
sent as a Word Doc. and will be completed within 10 business days of receipt of submitted materials (screenplays, outlines, pilots, etc) unless an express service is requested. If there should be any delay in delivery we shall inform you promptly by email.
When your coverage is ready you will receive a notification email containing
a download link to access your notes - registered users may download from
the client area. In certain cases notes will be sent directly to your email.
Requesting a specific reader
Kindly note that we can’t always guarantee a ‘requested’ reader for express services, in the event that the reader of your choice is not available for an express service we reserve the right to use an alternative reader.
both electronic and hard copy (paper) versions of your materials.
During the payment process you will be asked to upload your
screenplay to our server. If you miss the opportunity an
automatic email is sent to request your screenplay. Registered users can
log-in to upload directly
to their client area.
When choosing to make a hard copy submission you will be contacted with a mailing address.
We accept your materials in the following software formats: Final Draft, Word Doc., PDF, TXT, and Movie Magic.
Screenplays can also be sent to email@example.com
What is coverage?
overage is a reader’s report which breaks down all aspects of your screenplay from
characterization, dialogue, structure, story and concept and goes on to comment on the effectiveness of those elements. A lot of script coverage services offer 'industry coverage' which is similar to that provided for a studio or agency to evaluate a screenplay. Typically that includes a logline, 1-2 page synopsis, character descriptions, and
a page of notes evaluating the script's potential. For writers,
we at script-fix prefer that your notes are entirely geared
toward development of the script, and we pride ourselves on
working with you in development; making suggestions for
improvement, finding solutions to story problems, being your
All screenplays go through a development process before
making it to the screen - and often before becoming saleable
material. We're your development partner!
Standard 'studio coverage' is available for those wanting an
industry-style report of their screenplay.
Why do I need coverage?
Having coverage will allow you to see your script in an objective light. It will pinpoint
inconsistencies, weaknesses, and deficiencies in major story
elements. It will also highlight the inherent strengths in your
concept, structure, story, or characters. Overall you'll get a
blueprint of the state of your screenplay, giving you the tools
to attack a fresh draft with confidence and direction. As they
say, screenwriting is re-writing - and having a partner like
Script-Fix will help you refine your vision, enabling you to bring the best
out of your your ideas and stories.
Coverage is given in an unbiased way where the material is judged on its merits alone. The aim being that you, the writer, will improve your screenplay by utilizing the coverage to aid you in developing your work. All level of writer, whether beginner or seasoned Hollywood scribe, can benefit from incisive coverage. In fact, it's standard industry practice for the writer to get notes, whether from their manager, agent or producer throughout the script development process.
Why should I choose Script-Fix?
Script-Fix uses competent, screenplay-literate readers who have a keen story sense across many
genres. Our readers have the highest pedigree in terms of their professional experience - many working with A-list producers and production houses in Hollywood.
Script-Fix offers solid coverage and story notes at the most affordable rate with a fast turnaround.
Who are Script-Fix?
Script-Fix, based in New York, employs a number of industry readers who are generally LA-based.
We provide reading services to film and TV entertainment companies, screenwriters, producers and directors.
How soon can I expect my coverage notes?
Within 10 days (average is 5-7). 3 days if you use the 'express' service, or next day
with the 'overnight service'.
Do you accept international submissions?
Yes, as long as the script is written in English we'll cover it.
We do offer an 'extensive proofread' for writers whose first
language is not English or for scripts in need of major
formatting or grammatical corrections.
How can I pay?
We accept credit and debit cards using VeriSign
secure card processing. PayPal is an available option in
the shopping cart. Pay by check, cashier's check or money order. Payments in foreign currencies are automatically converted into US Dollars.
Can I submit short film scripts, a synopsis, or a manuscript?
work out coverage on an individual basis for you. Contact us to ask about services not
listed on the site. New services cover query letters, loglines,
outlines, and TV pilots.
What is the purpose of the release form?
he release form (industry standard) is your permission for us to evaluate your work. It is not in any
way a claim upon your work and does not impact your work or rights as author of the the material. Without your agreement to the release we are unable to review your work. Kindly note that all work submitted to
script-fix is kept strictly confidential by us and our readers and at no time will copies of your work be kept or distributed.
For exceptional screenplays we offer the 'Hollywood'
service and give you access to our producers.
Should I register my script before sending it?
e recommend you copyright your script before submission to us or anybody else. You can do this
online at The Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/copyright
. You may also wish to register with the Writers Guild of America: http://www.wga.org