Paul Skinner
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Paul Skinner

Paul S.

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My name is Paul Anthony Skinner.

Whether you're producing the project yourself or shopping the script, let my 10+ years of experience as a screenwriter & filmmaker push your script to the next level.

I have an especially keen eye for dialogue
I will pinpoint aspects of the script that won't work on screen
I will pinpoint script pitfalls that will turn a producer off
I will ensure a producer keeps reading past your first 10 pages

Let me help you turn your script from mediocre to marvelous!

My notes are concise & handwritten and delivered in PDF format.

Script Expertise: I will help you learn the technique of writing a balanced screenplay, proper editing, and formatting.

I have placed in the following top ten prestigious contests:

The Austin Film Festival Screenplay Teleplay Pilot Competition 2019 Second Rounder, Top 20-Percent. The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards 2019 TV Pilot Quarterfinalist. Shoot Your Sizzle 2020 Semifinalist TV Pilot. Chicago Screenplay Contest Awards 2020 Quarterfinalists TV Pilot. Cinequest Foundation 2020 Original Si-Fi/Fantasy Division Quarterfinalist TV Retreat and Fellow Competition. Script Summit (2020): Screenplay - TV Pilot Official Selection. The Austin Film Festival Screen Teleplay Pilot Competition 2020 Second Rounder, TOP 20-Percent. Screencraft TV Pilot Script Competition (2021) Quarterfinalist. I have currently optioned a screenplay titled "Club 27."

About Paul S.

Your first 10 pages are crucial!

Whether you're producing the project yourself or shopping the script, let my 10+ years of experience as a screenwriter push your script to the next level.

I have an especially keen eye for dialogue.

I will pinpoint aspects of the script that won't work on screen

I will pinpoint script pitfalls that will turn a producer off

I will ensure a producer keeps reading past your first 10 pages

Let me teach you the fundamentals of writing a well-formatted screenplay that gets attention.

My notes are concise & handwritten and delivered in PDF format.

Script formatting: I will teach you how to properly format your screenplay.

A producer will throw your script in the trash if it's not properly formatted.

Feedback extra: I will provide you with targeted feedback to improve your skills as a writer.

Logline: I will teach you to write an engaging logline for your script.

My Screenplay Writing Awards for these Top Ten Contests:

Austin Film Festival Screenplay Teleplay Pilot Competition 2019 Second Rounder, Top 20-Percent.

The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards 2019 TV Pilot Quarterfinalist.

Shoot Your Sizzle 2020 Semifinalist TV Pilot.

Chicago Screenplay Contest Awards 2020 Quarterfinalists TV Pilot.

Cinequest Foundation 2020 Original Si-Fi/Fantasy Division

Quarterfinalist TV Retreat and Fellow Competition.

Script Summit (2020): Screenplay - TV Pilot Official Selection.

Austin Film Festival Screen Teleplay Pilot Competition 2020 Second Rounder, TOP 20-Percent.

Screencraft TV Pilot Script Competition (2021) QuarterfinalistI

I have optioned a screenplay titled "Club 27."

Currently, I am co-writing features for three different producers.

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