[Craft Series] What Does That Even Mean? Common Confusing Script Notes and How to Interpret Them

Anna Henry
Independent Producer & Script Consultant

Whether you’re brand new to screenwriting or are on the verge of making it a full-time career, chances are you’ve received a note that made you scratch your head in bewilderment. What did that producer/manager/creative executive mean when they said the conflict doesn’t track or that they’re unsure whose story it is? How do you A) respond to their notes gracefully, B) interpret what they mean, and C) address them effectively?

Wonder no more! Anna Henry is here to give you a note-taking cheat sheet!

This 90-Minute Webinar Will Cover:

  • How to accept notes with professionalism and grace
  • Character notes
  • Story/structure notes
  • Style notes
  • Live Q&A

*Consultation Special* Following the Webinar, writers will have the opportunity to use their registration fee toward a private consultation with Anna to go over specific notes on their script and make sense of the madness!

About Your Host

Anna Henry began her 20-year career as a development executive at Nickelodeon, working on the development and production of animated television series, pilots and features, including the cult hit INVADER ZIM. She crossed over to prime-time television working at CBS and ABC in drama development & programming and has freelanced as a creative consultant for a number of production companies.

Anna was most recently Director of Development at Andrea Simon Entertainment, a boutique literary management and production company representing writers and directors, where she continues to consult on and produce projects. Her clients have worked on shows at virtually every broadcast and major cable television network in the industry, and have set up projects at ITV America, Sony, 20th Television, EOne, Starz, Amazon, OddLot Entertainment, Corus, and others. She is currently developing a series for the UK market in association with BBC Studios.

A graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, Anna enjoys having a close collaboration with writers in refining scripts, expanding their range of material, and finding the best home for each project.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at alex@roadmapwriters.com!

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