GILLIAN McIVER CONSULTANCY

Non Fiction Writing

Feedback and advice on developing or giving finesse to a piece of non-fiction writing. Books, articles, postgraduate essays. I don't advise on PhD theses or academic journal articles.

Up to 15 pages £50 - up to 3000 words feedback with annotations

Over 15 pages - negotiable

 

Film Development

I specialise in VISUAL STORYTELLING and I can advise you on the "visuality" of your script. For producers, directors etc. I can advise on how to "talk" to cinematographers and designers about the script.

The fee comprises the reading fee plus an additional fee depending how you want to receive the feedback.

Initial Reading Fee

90-120 pages £120

50-90 pages £100

up to 50 pages £75

Full Coverage Report  VERBAL FEEDBACK £50 + consultancy fee (above)

London, or travel expenses extra.

1:1 discussion up to 1.5 hours; summary project details, log-line, synopsis, comment and recommendation; annotations to the submitted script.

Full Coverage Report  WRITTEN £100 + consultancy fee (above)

3-4 page report, industry script coverage; summary project details, log-line, synopsis, comment and recommendation

I can also advise on other kinds of writing - contact me to discuss

Workshops And Industry Talks

I've taught or given talks on FILM and ART at a variety of places, including

Central St Martins Art School
Roehampton University
University of the Creative Arts
Westminster Kingsway College
SAE Creative Media Institute
Hackney Picturehouse
Bishopsgate Institute
University Of Valencia School Of Fine Arts
Bartlett School Of Architecture
Accademia Dell Arte Roma
University Of Victoria
Ruskin College. Oxford University
All Souls College.  Oxford University

as well as various conferences and industry events

 

My credentials

• PhD (tbc 2019) University of Roehampton, London Supported by the AHRC.
• Master of Fine Arts, MA by Project Sir John Cass School of Art at London Guildhall. Supported by the AHRC.
• Bachelor of Arts, Film and Contemporary Media Practice. University of Westminster
• Master of Arts, History and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto
• Bachelor of Arts, History and Literature, University of British Columbia

Member of the Association of Art Historians; British Academy of Film, Television and Screen Studies; the Universities Art Association of Canada, the College Art Association, USA; the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

 

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