Freelance Screenwriter Resume Samples

A Freelance Screenwriter takes responsibility for creating dialogues, characters, and storylines that make the movie script or screenplay on a freelance basis. A well-written Freelance Screenwriter Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – developing and researching ideas for original movie screenplays, creating an initial framework or treatment for screenplays; writing or adapting a story into a script, meeting with film executives to pitch screenplays and ideas, weaving together visual elements in scenes with plot and dialogue, and working with producers and directors to edit and adjust the script as needed.

To be successful in this role, the following skills and qualities are needed – a strong command of the English language and the ability to write compelling stories, strong observation skills, creativity and the ability to come up with new ideas, interpersonal skills, and an in-depth understanding of the acting process. Even though formal education is not a must, many of the scriptwriters have a degree in English, creative writing, or journalism.

 

Freelance Screenwriter Resume example

Freelance Screenwriter Resume

Summary : Looking to obtain a position that will enable using working skills, educational background, abilities, and experiences to further expand knowledge and work ethics in a positive environment and become an asset to the company.

Skills : Photoshop, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Wood Working/ Carpentry, Power Tools.

Description :

    1. Pitched and developed concepts and stories with film producers and executives.
    2. Wrote script treatments, addressed notes, and delivered finished screenplays.
    3. Optioned and sold multiple screenplays to notable companies.
    4. Proficient in multiple genres: drama, science fiction, fantasy, action, family/adventure, thriller, and horror.
    5. Indie crime thriller "Looking for Lions" is available on home video and is set to be released on iTunes and other platforms.
    6. Hired to write the feature-length screenplay "The Tricks of Love", a romantic comedy, based on the production company's notes and outline.
    7. Translated the original script from Russian into English and rewrote it.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BFA In Film


Freelance Screenwriter Resume

Summary : Have professionally written books, newspaper and magazine articles, screenplays, theatrical plays, and marketing copy for the past 30 years. The kind of work that interests me is that which allows me to entertain, inform, persuade and change perceptions.

Skills : Mandarin, Sewing, Graphic Design, Modelmaking, Painting.

Description :

    1. Hired to write the feature-length screenplay "The Gypsy Queen", a dark comedy, based on the production company's notes.
    2. Work involves extensive research into Gypsy (Roma) culture, history, mores, beliefs, and language.
    3. Deliver a feature-length screenplay that will go into production for theatrical release.
    4. Hired to write the feature-length screenplay "The Kings Of Bushwick" about vets.
    5. Hired to develop a TV series, "Jin Jin", based on the producer's books, notes, and outline.
    6. Hired to write a feature-length screenplay, a historical drama, based on the producer's notes and outline.
    7. Title and subject matter of the proposed picture are confidential.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Bachelors in Arts


    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Professional with 14 years of demonstrated success in program and business development. Particular expertise in delivering a high level of customer service and conveying complex technical information succinctly.

    Skills : Writing, Scheduling, Proof Reading.

    Description :

      1. Budgeting, scheduling, and overseeing logistics of many films projects.
      2. Converted a successful children-based graphic novel into a feature-length screenplay.
      3. Wrote five screenplays and various short scripts of varying subject matter using Final Draft 8.
      4. Wrote, produced, and directed a short film.
      5. Continuously writing, expanding, and improving body of work.
      6. Attend Screenwriting Conferences to network with people in the industry.
      7. Was hired to write the feature-length screenplay "The Men".
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    BA In Writing

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Passionate screenwriter who has worked on various shows, movies, reels, and pilot projects. Helped the team come up with ideas and written dialogue to enhance the development of storylines. 

    Skills :

    Description :

      1. Translated the original script from Russian into English and rewrote it.
      2. Writes stories and promotions assigned by the executive producer.
      3. Logs media.
      4. Reads wires, internet, social media, and monitors other broadcasts.
      5. Write and produce vos, visit, and packages for daily newscasts and digital platforms in a timely fashion.
      6. Works closely with producers and executive producers to ensure all updates get into the newscasts.
      7. Produce other news programs as assigned.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Degree

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Providing great customer service with a growing company. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient. A team player, bringing enthusiasm and energy into group efforts.

    Skills : Talent Acquisition, Content Sourcing, Customer Service, Human Resources, Project Management.

    Description :

      1. Assigned to a variety of shifts including weekends and overnights.
      2. Perform other duties including but not limited to the teleprompter, traffic production, crawl, and graphics.
      3. Write accurate and conversational stories that follow the facts and reference video and graphics.
      4. Pay attention to detail, including fact-checking, grammar, spelling.
      5. Be highly organized as well as possess creative production skills.
      6. Use strong editorial judgment.
      7. Willing and able to train on producing and fill in for producers for various newscasts.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Bachelors

    Screenwriter (Part-Time) Resume

    Summary : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

    Skills : Project Management, Editorial Management, Proof Reading, Concept Development, Creative Design. 

    Description :

      1. Helped cultivate unique story ideas and tips.
      2. Broadcasting experience along with prior experience in writing and producing broadcast news.
      3. Worked in a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends.
      4. Worked under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task.
      5. Pitched and executed fresh, innovative promo creative for premiere news and entertainment shows on the company.
      6. Collaborated with various teams to ensure that scripts are cohesive to the project storylines and have connections to the targeted audience demographic. 
      7. Worked flexibly and make any necessary changes to improve scripts throughout the development process of the project.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    GED

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Seeks to obtain a position that will utilize and challenge the professional skills and field experience that have been acquired, while offering positive growth and development within the organization.

    Skills : Social Media Management, Content Calendar, Editorial, Human Resources, Project Planning.

    Description :

      1. Developed, scripted, produced, and edited promo launch campaigns & sizzle reels to support several on-air shows.
      2. Delivered weekly topical promos, attracting viewership, elevating and emphasizing the brand.
      3. Delivered weekly promo finals for air per client specs.
      4. Inventory of stock of maps; wrote marketing letters.
      5. Pitched, researched wrote feature article.
      6. Proofreading, copy editing lesson plans.
      7. Analyzed movie content.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    BA

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

    Skills : Inventory Management, Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

    Description :

      1. Taught Middle School Language Arts (grades 7-8), High School English (grades 9-11), Latin I, and Journalism.
      2. Communicated effectively with parents, students, and co-workers via the class webpage, email, phone calls, and conferences.
      3. Participated in and created reports for the school-wide disciplinary committee to the school board.
      4. Monitored activity on school grounds during school hours and during afterschool activities (i.e. ballgames).
      5. Write on a majority of topics, such as fitness, health, and travel.
      6. Write copy for online sales sites, writing product descriptions, etc.
      7. SEO specialist perfects keyword analysis.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Writer Certification

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : A results-oriented professional who is respected for relationship building, operational knowledge, and integrity. Excel in dynamic, demanding environments while remaining pragmatic and focused.

    Skills : Statistical Analysis, Budgeting, Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization.

    Description :

      1. Work with developers of a new iPhone/SmartPhone travel application and write and edit copy.
      2. Wrote curriculum.
      3. Plan, arrange, and conduct interviews in preparation for writing articles.
      4. Conduct research and compile findings in an organized manner.
      5. Establish and maintain relationships with individuals who are credible sources of information.
      6. Communicate with readers via email or telephone.
      7. Pitching story/article ideas to editors of print media.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    BA In Program

    Freelance Screenwriter Resume

    Summary : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

    Skills : Conflict Resolution, Fast/Adaptive Learning, CriticalThinking & Problem Solving.

    Description :

      1. Attend, photograph, and report on live events to share with readers.
      2. Revisiting work and making improvements/edits before submitting.
      3. Maintaining and developing relationships with artists/vendors/models.
      4. Reads wires, internet, social media, and monitors other broadcasts.
      5. Write and produce vos, visit, and packages for daily newscasts and digital platforms in a timely fashion.
      6. Works closely with producers and executive producers to ensure all updates get into the newscasts.
      7. Produced scripts as well as collaborated with other writers on developing new material.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Diploma