Screenwriter Resume Samples

A Screenwriter plays an essential part in the filming world, the job duties include taking responsibility for creating dialogues, characters, and storylines. The other duties specified on the Screenwriter Resume include the following – developing and researching ideas for original movie screenplays, meeting film executives and pitching screenplays and ideas; writing and adapting the film’s story into scripts; creating an initial framework or treatment, and working alongside directors and producers to adjust and edit the script as required.

To be successful in this role, the following skills and abilities are needed – a strong command of the English language, ability to write a compelling story, observational skills, the potential to come up with new ideas and concepts; and strong interpersonal skills to interact efficiently with directors and producers. As such there aren’t any pre-set education, training, or certification criteria, but those aspiring to take up a career in the filming sector can take up a course in creative writing and film.

Screenwriter Resume example

Screenwriter Resume

Objective : Media and publications professional with extensive writing, producing and directing experience working for production companies and networks including the History Channel, Discovery Channel, TNT, Sportsman Channel and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Publications experience includes over 160 magazine and web articles for national magazines and websites including: Front Page Magazine, American Cinematographer, Big Hollywood, Brietbart.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Enjoys a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication.
  • Drives the technical design and execution of new games on the storytelling team.
  • Partners with engineers to guide overall technical architecture.
  • Leads the design of new features to enhance the most successful prototypes help create.
  • Interprets qualitative and quantitative data and iterate on design elements based on findings.
  • Pitches new game ideas.
  • Gets the opportunity to share your knowledge and experience to mentor our storytellers on game mechanics and implementation.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA


Sr. Screenwriter Resume

Summary : Hands-on Producer effective at bringing projects from concept to reality. Expert in personnel and project management with a passion for turning the best ideas into shows and movies that entertain and inspire. Detail-oriented Screenwriter accomplished in motion pictures and television, as well as multimedia journalism.

Skills : Written Communication, Typing, Word, Customer Service, Research, Social Networking, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Wrote, produced and cut concepts and spots for show launches, current shows and advertiser- sponsored campaigns.
    2. Wrote and produced short-form content, sizzle reels and image spots.
    3. Led concept development, graphics, storytelling and delivery of segment ideas.
    4. Collaborated with team leadership and other key stakeholders on key editing and production decisions.
    5. Captured and reported post-show recaps, highlighting successes and opportunities for improvement.
    6. Managed all closed-captioning orders for shows.
    7. Proofread and reviewed all print and electronic content for correct grammar and adherence to house style.
    8. Developed creative ideas and concepts in partnership with the art director.
    9. Reviewed and edited colleagues' written work for grammar, tone, voice and creative quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates


Jr. Screenwriter Resume

Objective : Versatilely creative person who brings a unique angle to problem-solving fostered by an equally versatile background ranging from banking to sales, advertising/marketing communications, and screenwriting.

Skills : Marketing, Relationship Management.

Description :

  • Teaches the course(s) in accordance with college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines.
  • Provides quality teaching including related preparation and grading.
  • Develops and provides to the division office course materials including syllabi and outline.
  • Maintains accurate and timely records of students and complete forms as required.
  • Mentors and advises student filmmakers in the submission of their projects to festivals and other competitions.
  • Performs other related duties as required and/or assigned.
  • Collaborates with development executives other writers to address rectify.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Screenwriter I Resume

Objective : Bring an entrepreneurial spirit necessary to collaboratively assist in growing and guiding a department dedicated to serving the authentic needs of the digital filmmaker, and help take the department to the next level of national prominence.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Management.

Description :

  • Develops ideas that are relatable and teach valuable lessons to our community.
  • Collaborates with production team to make sure scripts have a strong moral, resonate with target audience and have minimal production complexities.
  • Analyzes the performance of videos and make necessary adjustments to continuously improve scripts.
  • Comes up with 5-10 new ideas a week and write 2-4 scripts each week that are around 6 pages long/
  • Specializes writing and editing skills. Knowledge of theatrical speech and cues.
  • Experiences writing works for stage and screen.
  • Plays and a television script have been producer.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MFA

Screenwriter II Resume

Headline : Highly organized screenwriter and director accustomed to creating and producing video content of any subject on short deadlines.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Typing - 95 WPM, Written Communication, Photoshop, Illustrator, Social Media Marketing, Google Applications.

Description :

    1. Scripted reader for production companies and festivals, including Atlanta Film Festival.
    2. Provided phone consultations and in-depth script coverage to TV/feature writers, actors, directors, and producers.
    3. Optioned three feature screenplays currently under consideration with studios, directors, and actors including Paramount, Legendary, Clint Eastwood, Ben Affleck, Sylvester Stallone, Philip Noyce, and Film 44/Peter Berg.
    4. Adapted popular YA fantasy book series which has secured Academy Award-winning actress Shirley MacLaine.
    5. Written several novels in multiple genres, including science fiction, neo-noir romantic suspense, and geopolitical thriller with extensive research on regional situations in Russia, Ukraine, and the Middle East.
    6. Published is considering a novel series set in Russia for publication as a companion to a potential film franchise.
    7. Self-published a novelette which was an adaptation of a film short; Audible version currently available.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Screenwriter III Resume

Summary : Creative Screenwriter to help write short, motivational video scripts at Dhar Mann Studios. Someone who can help to come up with ideas, write dialogue, create characters and develop storylines that teach important lessons for all demographics.

Skills : Superior Communication In Writing, Speaking, Oral/written Presentations.

Description :

    1. Writes screenplays based on an idea, story, or novel for a negotiated fee.
    2. Writes and formats a producible screenplay and/or edit rough drafts to create a production-ready script.
    3. Completes two screenplays and continue to look for other projects.
    4. Uses Specialized writing and editing skills.
    5. Experiences in writing works for stage and screen.
    6. Writes and formats a producible screenplay and/or edit rough drafts to create a production-ready script.
    7. Featured length film adaption of the novel the hitmans guide to housecleaning.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's

Asst. Screenwriter Resume

Objective : Work has been recognized as finalist or better in over 140 theatres, book and screenplay competitions around the world. Screenplays and stage plays alone have won a total alone 21 contests and came in 2nd place in 17 others.

Skills : Mandarin Chinese, School Management, Drama, Theatre Instructor, Lecture, Comedy Performer.

Description :

  • Script written daily stories.
  • Scheduled day to day to meet deadlines.
  • Found locations to record.
  • Found props to use in videos.
  • Stepped in as different roles when needed.
  • Gave creative feedback to scripts in pre-production to help streamline productions while bringing the vision of the script to life in an emotionally moving way.
  • Assisted with staging, set preparation, setting up, operating cameras and other equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A.

Associate Screenwriter Resume

Headline : Team of screenwriters and producers so this role would require performing all the technical filming aspects including pre-production, lighting, sound, shooting, directing and editing.

Skills : Marketing, Relationship Management.

Description :

  • Performing all the technical aspects of filming including camera, sound and lighting
  • Managing all the equipment and recommending new equipment to enhance production value
  • Shooting in a creative way to help build emotion, increase tension and deliver greater payoff of the message for the audience
  • Directing actors on set to deliver their best performances and carry out the necessary emotion required while also keeping the production on time
  • Managing many moving pieces in a high pressure environment with the calmness of a seasoned professional
  • Helping to select and insert music, dialogue and sound effects, using editing equipment
  • Turning around quick but high quality edits to ensure the deadline of completing 2 cinematic shorts are completed per week
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Screenwriter Resume

Summary : Energetic team-builder and motivator who can hire, train, and direct independent sales representatives, lead direct-sales and distributor-sales organizations, establish goals and controls, monitor results to consistently increase profit margins, enhance market position, reduce operating costs and meet strategic objectives.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

  • Edits in a creative way to help build emotion, increase tension and deliver greater payoff of the message for the audience.
  • Works with Davinci Resolve to provide high quality color grading to enhance the film quality.
  • Adjusts audio to provide the best quality possible.
  • Adds subtitles and branding to all videos and ensuring all final files are complete and organized.
  • Shoots in a creative way to help build emotion, increase tension and deliver greater payoff of the message for the audience.
  • Directs actors on set to deliver their best performances and carry out the necessary emotion required while also keeping the production on time.
  • Manages many moving pieces in a high pressure environment with the calmness of a seasoned professional.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A.

Screenwriter Resume

Objective : Writing includes poetry, short stories, and screenplays. compelling stories depict real-life situations shown by actors that teach important life lessons.

Skills : Digital Photography, Creative Writing, Microsoft Office, Final Draft 8, Adobe PhotoShop.

Description :

  • Creates graphics and helps producers with research for guest segments.
  • Works closely with rights and clearances, affiliate desk and assignment desks to ensure best video is used and sourced properly.
  • Works closely in the control room with writers, line producer and senior producers on best sound bites and VOs for live reads and teases.
  • Develops copy for creative deliverables, including but not limited to - digital, social & print advertising, and brand presentations.
  • Identifies develops and maintains a unique, consistent tone-of-voice.
  • Facilitates brainstorms - towing the line between creative expression and brand realities.
  • Demonstrates creative thought leadership, keeping ahead of trends and providing proactive inspiration and recommendations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate's