Very little has been written about the contribution that script editors make to the industry, yet they are an essential part of film and television script development. The Art of Script Editing provides a comprehensive overview of this vital role, examining its responsibilities and functions during all stages of the development process, both in film and television. Detailing the nuts and bolts of the job, it looks at what's required and expected, how script editors assess a script, their approach to working with writers and producers, and their input during rewrites and pre-production, and up to a project's completion.
Karol Griffiths has been a successful script supervisor, script editor and development associate for more than 20 years. She has worked with companies such as Warner Brothers, Universal, Disney, Paramount and Fox Studios and runs her own freelance consultancy.