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Script Reader

Min. 5 hours per week
3 month contract

We are looking for trainee script readers to join our development department.

What you will learn

  • How the development department of a new media platform functions
  • How to evaluate and provide feedback on screenplays
  • Administrative skills
  • Maybe even greenlight a screenplay which meets our criteria
  • Work hand-in-hand with our screenwriting competition entrants to provide valuable coverage and help choose the winner of our ongoing screenwriters’ prizes.

Responsibilities

  • Read scripts
  • Provide coverage
  • Maintain contact databases

Position Requirements

Must have:

  • 1+ year script reading experience
  • Film/English or script writing degree
  • Working knowledge of Google & Microsoft Office products
  • Working knowledge of Excel & Google Sheets
  • Working knowledge of social media & forums
  • Knowledge of the film industry & film festival circuit
  • Love of independent film
  • Working computer
  • Stable internet connection
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Typing speeds of 35 WPM & up
  • Excellent reading & listening skills

Details

  • Candidates must be available to commit to at least 5 hours per week.
  • This is an online position, with some in office work if you are in LA or Mexico City.
  • Pay is DOE and is calculated on a per-script basis.

 

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