Script Formatting Service with Proofreading

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$275.00

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Screenplay a mess? Not sure if your spellcheck caught everything? We’ll make it look pro.

While it’s true that no amazing screenplay will ever be circular-filed for a few typos, the more professional your screenplay looks, the higher your chances of an agent’s assistant or development executive “recommending it up the Hollywood food chain.”

And, frankly, there’s zero sense in sending your screenplay out to producers, agents, and contests if it’s full of typos which your Final Draft or other screenwriting app didn’t catch. We’ll proofread your script, format it properly, and fix all errors of punctuation, formatting, spelling, and usage. We go over your script line-by-line, word-by-word, to make sure it’s free of errors before you send it out.

Your script must be in an editable file format, such as FadeIn Pro, Screenwriter, Final Draft, Microsoft Word, or any other editable file. We’re not able to type your script in from scratch, and we can’t format/proofread PDF files. If your script is over 120 pages, or if English is not your primary language, email us for a quote.

Turnaround time is 7 business days. 

What this service includes:
Fixes to punctuation, spelling, and usage

Fixes to format (including margins, fonts, font styles, font sizes, and line spacing)

Cleaning up the title page (not creating one)

Delivering the formatted and proofread script file to you as a Fadein file, Final Draft file, RTF file (for import into Microsoft Word and other apps), and PDF.

What this service does not include:
* Rewriting the script in any way,  whether it’s for clarity, brevity, or any other reason

* Translation or tweaking language to sound more like American English or any other dialect

* Correcting improperly placed action or scene description, such as action or description that’s been crammed into a parenthetical

* Correcting words that have been improperly typed in all caps

* Formatting the script for production. (e.g. adding scene numbers and/or breaking the script down, etc.) or proofreading while retaining your script’s existing revision marks / colored pages. We provide a fresh white copy with no revision marks.

If you’re not sure if this service is what you need, feel free to drop us a line with a copy of the script and your question before you order.

Our guarantee for this service: If you find any glitches, we’ll correct them free of charge. 

Compare to other companies:
Name Cost Turnaround Specializes in screenplays? Deliver as FADEIN, FDX, RTF, and PDF?
Screenplay Readers $275 7 days Yes. Yes.
Papertrue $539 10 days No. No.
300 Editors $879 2 weeks No. No.
Super Screenplays $399 12 days Yes No.

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