Script Doctoring FAQs

Series of FAQs about our script doctor and rewriting services.

What is a Script Doctor? How does a script doctor differ from a script reader or script consultant?
As we explained on our definition of a Script Editor page, there are essentially two “families” of terms when referring to script development professional...
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017 at 5:31 PM
How much does script doctoring cost?
Our fees are highly competitive by industry standards and when one considers the quality of service we deliver, and are charged out on a weekly basis. W...
Mon, 26 Oct, 2020 at 6:16 AM
How does the Industrial Scripts script doctoring system work?
Our script doctoring service has been running since 2012, and delivered massive improvements to a broad variety of screenplays in that time. Our service...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 9:18 PM
What happens regarding credit? Will your script doctor want a credit on the finished film?
Neither our script doctors, nor Industrial Scripts itself, takes a writing credit on your film or TV show. We receive no payment on the first day of pri...
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017 at 5:52 PM
Why not go to a literary agency?
There are several reasons you'd hire us to script doctor your project, above approaching a conventional literary agency. Budget. Most literary ag...
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017 at 6:07 PM
I received my Script Doctor's Quote (SDQ) and wish to proceed, who should I contact?
If you've received your SDQ (Script Doctor's Quote) and are happy to proceed with the doctoring based on the price quoted, please examine the CONCLU...
Thu, 13 Oct, 2022 at 9:46 AM
Will I meet with my script doctor or speak on the phone or online?
No, to ensure an absolutely crystal-clear dialogue, which can be easily referred back to by either party in future, all communication between our clients an...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2022 at 11:20 AM
How long does the script doctoring process take?
We tend to structure all our bookings with "rest weeks" woven into the schedule. So, for example, a client might book us "5 weeks over 8 ...
Tue, 18 Oct, 2022 at 11:31 AM
Do you offer payment plans or split payments for script doctoring?
No, payment is required in-full, up-front for the works and time specified and we are unable to offer payment plans for script doctoring services.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2022 at 2:48 PM
Can I choose my script doctor and see their resume or examples of their work?
We assign script doctors from our own internal pool, and then assign them to the project in question based heavily on recent and historic performance, as we...
Thu, 22 Dec, 2022 at 2:55 PM