General Script Development FAQs

FAQs relating to our script services.

Can I request a specific consultant? / Do your consultants specialise in particular genres? / I want a consultant who is really going to “get” my particular vision, can you provide that?
Industrial Scripts’ analysts have been specifically chosen due to their proven industry credentials working across all genres, and the fact that they remain ...
Tue, 22 May, 2018 at 9:14 PM
I purchased a script report with standard turnaround time but can you be more specific about when I should expect my report to come through?
Regretably not. We receive a significant volume of script feedback bookings per month, and operate under ever-shifting workloads.  Absolute best endeavo...
Thu, 31 May, 2018 at 9:22 AM
After I’ve received my report can I roam around the industry leveraging my project by quoting from Industrial Scripts’ report on it, saying I qualified for Talent Connector, or using the Industrial Scripts name in any way?
This is an area we take very seriously. Unfortunately, you cannot use Industrial Scripts’ name/verdict as a reference when submitting your script to produce...
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017 at 9:47 AM
I have submitted two versions of my script for the Coverage Report and received an Honourable Mention for one, and a lower rating for the other. Will my Honourable Mention version still be submitted to the Talent Connector list?
Yes.  We will honour the highest grade the script received and contact you directly regarding Talent Connector before submission.   Read more about Talen...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 9:02 PM
Do you work with clients draft-to-draft? Do I just book another report, after the last one?
Correct! We work with a great many clients through multiple drafts of their projects and, indeed, 41% of our total bookings are repeat bookings by clien...
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018 at 11:21 AM
What assurance do I have you won’t steal my brilliant idea?
First, read this article from the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain. Next, read on. Nervousness or paranoia about idea-theft is one of the easiest and quickes...
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017 at 9:47 AM
I want to send you a TV script, but I also want my TV bible/character overview/structure document/series outline analysed at the same time, what service shall I book?
All you need to do in this instance is answer “Yes” when asked on one of the TV product pages whether you wish to submit an up to 10 page Episode Outline to...
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017 at 9:42 AM
I’ve written multiple episodes of the same TV series, and would like multiple episodes assessed, how shall I book with you? Also, I’d like to send a short (under 3 page), series synopsis with this…
Just add 2 or 3 or 4 or however many episodes you want assessed to your cart, and then add the series bible add-on to one of the products, and we can assess...
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017 at 9:42 AM
How does IS score projects out of 100?
NOTE: IS overhauled its scoring system in early March 2019, to deliver as accurate a scoring process as possible. The below refers to all projects submitted...
Mon, 11 Mar, 2019 at 3:54 PM
Will you sell my script for me?/Introduce me to agents, executives and producers?
No, and no. We are a script consultancy – we analyse screenplays, and help writers improve. Agents sell screenplays, and you should direct your enquiry thei...
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017 at 9:43 AM