As of 19 April 2006, we have discontinued the Coverage/SNS™ service AND the Evaluation service. For more information, see the April 2006 newsletter. If we can generate sufficient interest in this service, we will resume again in 2007/2008. This page is being kept online for your information.
98% of all screenplays fail to meet your needs... when the overwhelming
majority of them are nowhere near ready... the cost of the
search can be downright enormous.
fact, you could easily spend a hundred thousand dollars next
year alone on reader services.
as the number of screenplays being written increases, the cost of
reader services will only grow.
you rather spend that money on development? Or on optioning quality
building Australia's central screenplay submission centre to ease
your burden and save the screenwriter the cost of multiple
submissions. It's a system that appreciates the limited resources
of our industry.
face it... there's no need for ten production companies to pay for
ten separate Coverages of the same script!
the growing list of production companies that accept unsolicited
screenplays -- if they're sent through Screenplay.com.au!
Screenplay Notification Service (SNS)
how it works: The writer submits their screenplay to us for Coverage.
experienced, qualified staff of reader/story analysts generate industry-standard
Coverage of 2 to 5 pages.
script gets one of three suggestions -- "Pass", "Consider"
we find a screenplay (or writer) that get a "Consider"
or "Recommend" suggestion, we immediately send out an
SNS bulletin is sent to you via email or fax.
contains the basic information (writer, genre, circa, logline) of
ONLY the screenplays that get a "Consider" or "Recommend".
If any of them interest you, upon request we provide the writer's
details and a copy of the Coverage.
here's the kicker -- it doesn't cost you a cent!
not an agency, so you get completely unbiased Coverage reports.
We make no commission from any script sales.)
pay for your reader!
an unsolicited script comes in from an untested writer, simply have
the writer submit it to us for Coverage, referred by you. We'll
get the reader you designate to cover it.
we're not trying to replace whatever internal assessment system
you currently have in place. We're simply here to handle the overflow,
the "question marks" -- the writers or material you don't
know or don't want to spend time and money on.
you're wondering what the catch is, well, there is no catch. In
return for the SNS, all we ask of producers is for
you to support the system -- allow us to include you on our subscriber
list and refer any unknown or unsolicited writers to our service.
saving you money on reader costs, you'll have more money for optioning
and developing material.
success of this system is entirely dependent upon the quality of
our readers. That's why we've got the best, including longtime readers
for Fox-Icon, the AWG, the NSWFTO, the SAFC, the AFC and many others.
readers know exactly what you're looking for, and are often quite
successful writers in their own right. All have a thorough understanding
of the elements that make up a screenplay that's worthy of your
read -- and won't recommend a screenplay that would waste your time!
in case you're wondering, readers are not allowed to cover material
they're familiar with or writers they know personally.)
we're looking to expand and are happy to take on board qualified
readers recommended by our SNS subscribers.
be Crazy not to...
of producers, production companies and distributors have already
come on board; as one producer put it, "I'd be crazy not to".
if you'd like to be a part of SNS and keep abreast
of what's being written, please contact Jeff on firstname.lastname@example.org.
your support, we envision a growing, dynamic film community, where
let's face it... no one works until the writer writes a solid, marketable
more information on the Screenplay Notification Service,
our readers, or our services -- or to sign up for the monthly SNS
bulletin -- contact Jeff at email@example.com