I offer a comprehensive script consultancy service.
Covering script reading, script development and the marketing of your script. This will be a personal, one-to-one service. I read and evaluate all the scripts myself, and as a writer you will get clear, honest, constructive and prompt feedback on your script. So it’s important to you, the writer, to know something about me and what I can offer you.
I am Philip Shelley, a highly experienced script-editor and producer. In order for you to entrust me with your script and to believe that you are getting valuable and realistic feedback that will dramatically improve your script and its chances of getting noticed and made, it’s important for you to know something about my work and experience in the industry. Working with a good script editor \ consultant is a vital part of the writing process and you need to be working with the best, to give your script the best chance of success. Over the last 15 years I have worked with a huge number of screen-writers, including some of the most successful writers in the UK and I am still actively working in the industry, keeping abreast of current writing and market trends. Click here to read my resumé of my career to date. I not only have vast experience of working with writers, both in development and in production, I have also built a reputation as a highly successful course-leader and pioneer of new writing. For 5 years I ran the Carlton New Writers course, nurturing new screen-writers. I also ran two BBC TV Training courses for trainee script-editors, and have spoken on many other courses and seminars on screen-writing.
I am now entering my sixth year of running the annual Channel 4 screenwriting course.
I have my own development and production company and have projects in development with BBC TV, the UK Film Council and several independent production companies.