General Script Development FAQs

FAQs relating to our script services.

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Did you know? Statistically speaking, over 75% of the tickets raised through this portal relate to supposedly undelivered emails, script reports, course...
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019 at 9:07 AM
Check IS' current coverage turnaround status...
In line with our Terms & Conditions of sale, Industrial Scripts makes best endeavours* to meet all of its script turnaround targets. However, in a s...
Thu, 17 Dec, 2020 at 11:28 AM
I made a basic mistake at checkout or during the script upload, how can I correct this?
Due to the sheer volume of material IS receives, our system (out of necessity) runs to an extremely fixed, locked system.  For example, we are never &qu...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 12:52 PM
I've received several reports from IS, and had different readers, delivering contradictory advice to one another. I'm now confused and don't know which way is up! Help!
Argh, we feel your pain here.  This is an absolutely commonplace experience for all screenwriters, whether they're receiving notes from one executi...
Tue, 16 Feb, 2021 at 11:23 AM
How can I submit my script for analysis?
Please ensure that you complete the steps listed at the link below in order to submit a screenplay for analysis: Visit this page and click Get Coverage...
Sun, 3 Jan, 2021 at 12:06 PM
My script is longer than industry standard, what should I do?
If your script is longer than... 20 pages (film or TV treatments and TV series bibles) 20 pages (short film scripts) 30 pages (TV comedies) 60 pages (T...
Wed, 1 Apr, 2020 at 10:40 AM
Which feedback service should I choose?
Industrial Scripts offers a range of script report and analysis services for writers and filmmakers of all levels.  Our services include project screening,...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 8:57 PM
I purchased a script report but haven't received it yet, what should I do?
Firstly, check your junk mail folder.  Some clients use over-zealous spam-mail filters and as a result sometimes our mail is delivered there, first. In ...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 8:59 PM
Do you recommend working with the same reader draft-to-draft?
We are on written record on various platforms (our site, our Ts and Cs, and this knowledgebase) that Industrial Scripts does not believe in writers working ...
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019 at 3:06 PM
Do you keep data on the gradings of scripts (ie. Pass, Low Consider, Consider, Recommend) across the board? I am keen to know where I stand compared to the competition...
We do keep precise data on this, and will be doing a full reveal on our blog in the not-too-distant future. Loosely, though, and as a steer: 85%+ ...
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 at 12:25 PM