Decoding Story: Elevate Your Writing Using Script Coverage Techniques
To make the necessary good first impression, a screenwriter needs to have developed their characters, plot, and visual storytelling style to a professional level. Many writers think they know their story, only to soon realize they lack the perspective to translate the rich, deep and visually engaging cinematic journey they imagined into words. This OnDemand webinar demystifies the principles that professional script readers use to evaluate the inner mechanics of story, character, plot, and visual motif in scripts they cover.
Jon James Miller started his Hollywood career as a script reader for producers at 20th Century Fox Studios, Paramount Pictures, and MGM Studios. Jon co-wrote Adapting Sideways: How To Turn Your Screenplay Into A Publishable Novel (Komenar Publishing), which chronicled the process of adapting his award-winning screenplay into a novel. Jon’s debut novel, Looking For Garbo, was published by Amphorae Publishing Group in 2019. Jon has been featured in Creative Screenwriting Magazine and is a frequent contributor to SCRIPT Magazine. He is represented by Agent Jill Marr at Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. Follow Jon on Twitter @JonJimMiller.