Script Consultancy Services direct from Alex Ross!

Script Consultancy Services direct from Alex Ross!

Have your scripts, books, articles mentored direct from Alex Ross with!


Dr. Alex Rossdr alex ross mentor profile

Over twenty years in the Hollywood film industry working with and for the studios as agent, manager, and producer. “I ran close to 7000 pitch meetings, most with the studio heads of production. Worked with several Academy nominees and discovered two.

​One of the very few film industry professionals with a research background.  I recently completed a Ph.D. looking at how production companies turn their scripts into blockbusters. Eight years of research, interviewing hundreds of filmmakers. If I cannot make you succeed, no one can.

I am a member of the British Film Academy (BAFTA) as well as an expert consultant to the European Union’s EACA program, which I advise on which film projects to invest in.”


Introducing the new TalentScout International Management – our industry-facing partners!

Introducing the new TalentScout International Management – our industry-facing partners!

Founded alongside WriteMovies in 1999, TSIM is our industry-facing partner organisation, promoting our award-winning scripts and other projects on our slate to the international entertainment industry. With our latest rounds of industry pitching underway this Fall, here’s your chance to see the new-look TSIM website and many of the projects we are currently pitching to industry!


Introducing the new TalentScout International Management – our industry-facing partners!

Academy Lite Relaunch – $99 per month for daily screenwriter mentoring!

That’s less than $5 a day, for a limited time only!

Are you looking to improve your creative writing or screenwriting? Our WriteMovies Academy Lite is the most convenient creative writing and screenwriting course you’ll find, with mentoring to take you to the next level, in your own time – and it costs less than $5 a day!

WriteMovies Academy Lite is loaded with creative challenges, tips, writer prompts and activities to get your creative brain working and test your understanding of you how the real industry works!

You will also receive daily feedback from an international script expert on each activity you complete. Sign up now – for $99 a month, under $5 a day – for a LIMITED TIME ONLY! All main currencies supported.

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  • A daily prompt to fulfil a short daily routine that will keep you positive, motivated and progressingWriteMovies Academy Online Course
  • A 30 minute task to achieve this, which includes:
  • 20 minutes spent either writing, making sketches or notes, based on a short and simple prompt
  • 10 minutes of reflection and sharing from the activity you’ve done, to recognize what it has taught you about yourself and your writing, and get peer support via social media, or by submitting to us at WriteMovies.
  • The momentum and stimulation to carry forward into the rest of your day – hopefully enabling you to be creative, productive, focused and successful every day through the lockdown and beyond.

Free Contest Entry

If you join the Academy Lite – you can submit a script to our contests for FREE every month – saving you $49 – half the value of the month’s Academy Lite! You can’t go wrong!

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When you submit your outcomes to us by email, we’ll send you daily feedback as well!

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    Introducing the new TalentScout International Management – our industry-facing partners!

    Introducing: the New Generation view at WriteMovies!

    At WriteMovies we’ve always been promoting new talent to the international entertainment industry. Our services create a ladder to help new entrants work their way right up to the top – from learning how to imagine, plan and write, all the way to getting pitched to the top of the industry, produced and distributed.

    And now we’re going one step further to help new talent – by bringing the new generation directly into our business operations, decision making and marketing.

    Meet Jake Morgan. He’s a fresh voice with a passion for great movies and great TV. He’s 18 and one of the millions of young people whose life opportunities have been cut down by the huge disruptions of the time we’re living in. He’s one of what many are calling a Lost Generation.

    His generation are already becoming hugely influential on the industry we work in, through their use of social media and the ways they consume content. And now, he’s going to be sharing that generation’s perspective into the international entertainment industry every day, exclusively for WriteMovies. We’re really looking forward to working with him as we dynamize and reinvent our marketing and services in 2021.

    Jake’s going to be writing a series of articles called The Lost Generation. Here, in his own words, is what it’s all about:

    “In The Lost Generation series, I will look at the rebels, outcasts and relatable characters who have become icons to the younger generation and myself. From James Dean in REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE to Matthew Broderick in FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF, I look at the themes used to develop these characters and what makes them iconic to a younger audience. I’ll also break down the social and political climate in which these films were released, and try to discover what made them so successful.


    What is the aim of this? Well, we all know writing a screenplay is challenging (the biggest understatement of the century!). However, one of the most daunting challenges is creating the right characters, which can very often make or break whether a film’s success. The largest movie-going audience is between the ages of 14-24. This means if your screenplay is produced and shown in movie theatres, the largest segment of a potential audience is probably in this age range. Each of these films I’ll look at in this series were either commercial or critical successes, whose target audience was young adults or teenagers.


    This series gives insights to screenwriters into crafting their characters. I’ll analyse each of these films for how they develop their characters, study the themes the writer presents in the script, and advise writers of all ages on how to creatively engage with younger audiences.


    As our Spring Contest continues, we look to pitch all of our winners to the industry. Producers are looking more than ever for scripts that would get the largest movie-going audience back into the seats with a large tub of popcorn. Could that be yours?”

    Watch out for online interviews and masterclasses with industry experts, opportunities for young writers and filmmakers, and MUCH more. We’d like Jake’s appointment to be just the start of how we can support the new generation into the industry – the first of many to succeed through us in new ways in the new times ahead.

    We want YOUR views too. Whatever your age, whatever your perspective on our industry, whatever your interests, we want you to be part of the conversation about what the industry needs to do to regenerate itself in these troubled times. We hope that Jake will be a big part of how we adapt to the changing world around us and that you enjoy joining us on the journey, on all our platforms!

    Our lockdown recommendations for writers revisited, as our #100DayCC ends…

    Our lockdown recommendations for writers revisited, as our #100DayCC ends…

    Our lockdown-inspired 100-Day Creative Challenge has now come to an end, and we hope it’s given you some useful diversions, structure and new thoughts and insights! We’ll now meld the Challenges into new courses and materials, for example for our Academy Lite and Academy subscribers to help guide and structure their daily mentoring services: if you’d like our input from as little as $99pcm let us know! Don’t forget we’ve also been requesting you to let us know what career goals you have and what help you’ll need – results will be collated this week but you can still submit to the survey here!

    As we’ve also been taking stock of our current projects and starting a new phase of outreach to industry, it’s a good time to look in more detail at my thoughts from the start of the crisis, and how they compare to how things have turned out. Here’s a point-by-point reassessment of what I recommended to writers then, and how all those things look now… (more…)

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