Script Reader Course

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Script Reader Course by Mind Map: Script Reader Course

1. E - How to Find Work

1.1. Contests

1.1.1. Project specifications

1.1.2. End User requirements

1.1.3. Action points sign-off

1.2. Writers

1.2.1. Top Priorities

1.2.2. Medium Priorities

1.2.3. Low Priorities

1.3. New Writing Theaters

1.3.1. Top Priorities

1.3.2. Medium Priorities

1.3.3. Low Priorities

1.4. Job Boards

1.4.1. Top Priorities

1.4.2. Medium Priorities

1.4.3. Low Priorities

1.5. Getting Paid

2. F - Ongoing Education

2.1. Experience

2.2. Classes

2.3. Books

2.4. Assets

3. C - Reports

3.1. Sample reports & their components

3.2. Write notes when they are fresh

3.3. Let your thoughts simmer

3.4. Develop your process

3.5. Be compassionate

3.5.1. examples of wording

3.5.2. finding the good in anything

3.6. Don't re-write the story

3.6.1. Suggestions to improve

3.6.2. Questions to consider

4. B - Story Analysis

4.1. Log line

4.1.1. Materials

4.1.2. Personnel

4.1.3. Services

4.1.4. Duration

4.2. Concept

4.3. Plot

4.3.1. Information management

4.3.2. Believable

4.4. Structure

4.5. Characters

4.6. Ending

4.6.1. satisfying

4.6.2. not rushed / cheated

4.6.3. shows P's change

4.7. dialogue

4.7.1. on the nose

4.7.2. show vs tell

4.7.3. dialects

4.7.4. unique voices

4.7.5. show character

4.7.6. move story forward

4.7.7. subtext

4.8. Other

4.8.1. Tone

4.8.2. P vs A

4.8.3. Story questions

4.8.3.1. Whose story is it

4.8.3.2. Why should we care

4.8.4. Marketability

4.8.5. Format - Tv, Film, Series

4.8.6. Formatting

4.8.7. Use normal language

4.8.8. Rating: Pass/consider/recommend

4.9. Common Problems

4.9.1. Lack of tension

4.9.2. Passive protagonist

4.9.3. Too long - overall & scenes

4.9.4. Story starts too late

4.9.5. Rushed ending

5. A - Introduction

5.1. Why learn / who is this for?

5.1.1. writers

5.1.1.1. become a better writer

5.1.2. film buffs

5.1.2.1. help writers & earn festival badges

5.1.3. aspiring filmmakers

5.1.3.1. path to development jobs

5.2. What You'll Learn

5.2.1. How to analyze a script

5.2.2. How to write a coverage report

5.2.3. How to keep improving your skills

5.2.4. Where to look for work

5.3. Why I made this course

5.3.1. Meet lots of writers who don't understand what readers do

5.3.2. Get the word out that this is an actual job that you can do

5.3.3. Provide online classes since most good ones are in person expensive and inaccesible to a lot of people

6. Free Course - How Your Script Gets Read in Contests

6.1. Intro

6.2. What happens when you submit

6.3. Know what to expect

6.4. How to use the feedback received

7. D - Tips

7.1. Dedicated vs squeeze it in

7.2. Know how much you can do

7.3. Read when focused