Based in Melbourne and La, story consultant and producer Scott McConnell has read for companies including Nu Image, The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Hallmark, New World Television, Sundance Institute, and Concorde-New Horizons.
A member of the Producers Guild of America, McConnell has produced shows for Nat Geo, Animal Planet/Discovery, TruTV, Spike and Fox. His credits include 'Live Life and Win!' and the reality series 'Hollywood Boot Camp'..
In this guest column, he offers tips for writers on choosing the right script editor to help develop their project.
Writers need editors. But there are editors and there are editors. Finding an excellent screenplay editor versus finding an average one can be a frustrating and expensive process. The following suggestions raise some issues to be aware of when hiring an expert to help you improve your story. (The tips require that you research any experts you are