As a female script consultant and scriptwriter I spent a good three years working as a core writer on ITV soap Emmerdale, and I was part of the team that helped the soap transition to five nights a week.
UK female script consultant
Over the last three years I’ve been involved with writer / director Matthew Cooper and producer James R. Winterbottom who have put together three ultra low budget horror films based on the work of H.P. Lovecraft.
As a female script consultant and scriptwriter I spent three years on the core writing team of UK soap Emmerdale – I worked as a storyliner initially and then moved onto the writing team proper about a year later. I wrote around 25 actual broadcast episodes over a three year period.
A lot of female script consultant’s only work on TV or film scripts. One of the things that sets me apart is that I can give feedback on theatre plays – and even musical theatre scripts.
One female scriptwriter, broke into the Hollywood boys club, at the time when the Movie Brats – Coppola, Scorsese, Lucas and Spielberg were at their most powerful – and she wrote many of the boys’ own great movies.