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FEES & SERVICES OVERVIEW [ALL FEES IN USD]

A complete listing of all our Services and their associated Fees. The consulting fees paid by credit card via PAYPAL or MONEY ORDER (pre-received & received bank clearance).
 

 

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CONSULTING

PACKAGES AND RATES

Script Doctoring

VALUE CHANGE ANALYSIS PACKAGES AND RATES

Story Research
Story Research Plan
Visual Reference Research
Annotations
Dedicated Online Project Web Site
Research Consultations

Formatting Service

Premise Evaluation Service

NOVEL SERVICES

Manuscript Evaluation and Notes
Book to Screenplay Evaluation
Manuscript Coverage
Manuscript Development
In-Depth Manuscript Analysis
Executive Manuscript Analysis

TREATMENT SERVICES

Treatment Development Notes
In-Depth Treatment Analysis
Executive Treatment Analysis

COMIC BOOK SERVICES

Comic Book Development Notes
In-Depth Comic Book Analysis
Executive Comic Book Analysis

VIDEO GAMING SERVICES

Video Gaming Development Notes
In-Depth Video Gaming Analysis
Executive Video Gaming Analysis

TURNAROUND TIMES

 

CONSULTING PACKAGES AND RATES: (full service descriptions)

Basic Analysis Services:

Story Concept Analysis Price: $50.00

Synopsis Analysis Price: $50.00

Logline Analysis Price: $25.00

Script Coverage Price: $100.00
($2.00/page on scripts exceeding 125 pages)

Script Coverage 2nd Read Price: $75.00
($2.00/page on scripts exceeding 125 pages)

Story/Development Conference: $60.00 per hour

 

Advanced Analysis Services:

Executive Script Analysis Price: $450.00
($2.00/page on scripts exceeding 125 pages)
In-Depth Script Analysis Price: $300.00
($2.00/page on scripts exceeding 125 pages)

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Script Doctoring - contact us for a quote regarding all the following

· Logline: $50
· Synopsis: $150 and up
· Treatment: $500 and up
· Story/Idea Development: see other services
· Outline: $500 and up
· Polish: $1,000 and up
· Rewrite complete script: $5,000.00 and up

 

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VALUE CHANGE ANALYSIS PACKAGES AND RATES: (full service descriptions)

The Complete Value Change Analysis: $900.00
(Graphic Representation)
The Non-Graphic Value Change Analysis: $650.00
(Notes Only)
Short Version Value Change Analysis: $650.00
(Graphics only)
Additional Story Structure Paradigm Template Analysis: $450.00
Multiple Story Structure Paradigm Template Comparison Analysis: $295.00
Value Change Development Consultations: $75.00 per HR

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STORY EXCAVATION RESEARCH SERVICES & RATES: (full service descriptions)

Story Research (main service): $60.00 per hour
The time for creation of a story research plan varies based on the length of your script, media of the project is being created for, [film, video game etc.] and stage of most current draft)
Story Research Plan: $100 (base fee)
(flowchart using most recent script draft)
Story Research Plan: $500.00 (max fee)
(flowchart using most recent script draft)
Visual Reference Research: $60.00 per hour
(not including any item acquisition fees)
NOTE: In most cases additional costs incurred collecting visual materials are passed on to the client. Prior to collection of these items, consultation and signed agreements with the client are arranged.
Annotations ('In The Margin'): $60.00 per hour
Dedicated Online Project Web Site: Site Setup $300.00
• Email communications free with monthly site fees.
• 2 hours consultation included with dedicated online web site project.
Dedicated Online Project Web Site:
• Monthly site updating fee: $45.00
Research Consultations: $60.00 per hour
• Initial 1 hour consultation included in all purchased services.

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Formatting Service: (full service descriptions)

Basic level of Screenplay formatting: $150.00
Proofread screenplay and returned
FOR ALL PER WORD COPYEDITING Services - contact us for quote
Advanced level of Screenplay formatting: $300.00
Proofread screenplay with line-by-line page notes hand written in screenplay and returned
Editorial Analysis (MANUSCRIPTS): $150.00
Evaluaton of unpublished manuscript, including 10 to 15 page checklist providing feedback and recommendations on overall text, English usage, content, formatting issues, potential permission issues and other editorial notes
Regular Copyediting (MANUSCRIPTS): $0.02 per word
Basic edit for errors in grammar and punctuation, syntax, errors in common knowledge and others
Light Copyediting (MANUSCRIPTS): $0.015 per word
Editorial objectives for light copyediting are the same as for regular copyediting
Heavy Copyediting (MANUSCRIPTS): $0.024 per word
When the manuscript is submitted in a format that does not lend itself to traditional publishing. Editorial objectives are the same as for light copyediting with additional checks for serious errors in syntax, organizational problems on sentence level, content strays from story purpose, fact checking
Developmental Editing (MANUSCRIPTS): $0.054 per word
Multiple editorial passes are required for effectively convertion of the manuscript into a publishable piece of work. This level of editing also includes heavy copyediting
Proofreading (MANUSCRIPTS): $0.009 per word
Once manuscript is in form of a fully paginated proof, a proofreader will correct spelling errors, confirm typeface and font are displayed correctly, review headers, footers and page numbers are consistent, verify correct placement of all graphic elements, page spread for length, vertical spacing and widows/orphans as well as check the table of contents for accuracy

 

Formatting Service

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Premise Evaluation Service: (full service descriptions)

Premise Evaluation: $100.00

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NOVEL & MANUSCRIPTS SERVICES:(full service descriptions)

Manuscript Evaluation and Notes: contact us for quote
Book to Screenplay Evaluation: contact us for quote
Manuscript Coverage Price: contact us for quote
Manuscript Development Price: contact us for quote
In-Depth Manuscript Analysis Price: contact us for quote
Executive Manuscript Analysis Price: contact us for quote

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TREATMENT SERVICES: (full service descriptions)

Treatment Development Notes Price: $100.00
In-Depth Treatment Analysis Price: $150.00
Executive Treatment Analysis Price: $225.00

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COMIC BOOK/GRAPHIC NOVEL SERVICES: (full service descriptions)

Comic Book Development Notes Price contact us for quote
In-Depth Comic Book Analysis Price: contact us for quote
Executive Comic Book Analysis Price: contact us for quote

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VIDEO GAMING SERVICES: (full service descriptions)

Video Gaming Development Notes Price: contact us for quote
In-Depth Video Gaming Analysis Price: contact us for quote
Executive Video Gaming Analysis Price: contact us for quote

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Turnaround Timelines: (full service descriptions) Times listed with each Service Description.

Analysis
· Story Concept Analysis: 1 week
· Story Synopsis Analysis:
1 week
· Logline Analysis:
1 week
· Script Coverage :
1-2 weeks
· Script Coverage (2nd read):
1-2 weeks
· Executive Script Analysis:
1-2 weeks
· In-Depth Script Analysis:
1-2 weeks

Script Doctoring
· Logline:
1 week
· Synopsis:
1-2 weeks
· Treatment:
2-3 weeks
· Story/Idea Development:
2-3 weeks
· Outline:
4-5 weeks
· Polish:
1-2 months
· Complete rewrite script:
2-3 months
· Book adaptations:
2-3 months

Value Change Analysis
· Complete Value Change Analysis: 3 weeks
· Non-Graphic Value Change Analysis:
2-3 weeks
· Short Version
Value Change Analysis: 2-3 weeks
· Additional Story Structure Paradigm Template Analysis:
add 1-2 weeks
· Multiple Story Structure Paradigm Template Comparison Analysis:
1-2 weeks
· Story/ Idea Development Consultations:
as available, contact us to book times

Story Excavation Research
· Story Research: as required
· Story Research Plan:
1-2 weeks
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Visual Reference Research: 1-2 weeks
· Annotations:
1 weeks
· Dedicated Online Project Web Site:
1 weeks (possibly same day)
· Story/ Idea Development Consultations:
as available, contact us to book times

Screenplay Formatting
· Basic formatting: 1-2 weeks
· Advanced formatting:
1-2 weeks

Screenplay Formatting
· Editorial Analysis: 1-2 weeks
· Regular Copyediting:
2-3 weeks
· Light Copyediting: 2-3 weeks
· Heavy Copyediting:
2-3 weeks
· Developmental Editing: 6-8 weeks
· Proofreading:
1-3 weeks

Premise Evaluation
· Evaluation: 1 week

Novel & Manuscript Services
· Manuscript Evaluation and Notes: contact us for quote
· Book to Screenplay Evaluation:
contact us for quote
· Manuscript Coverage:
contact us for quote
· Manuscript Development:
contact us for quote
· In-Depth Manuscript Analysis:
contact us for quote
· Executive Manuscript Analysis:
contact us for quote
· Analysis:
contact us for quote

Comic Book /Graphic Novel Services
· Development: 2 weeks and up (times vary based in complexity of project)
· Analysis:
1-4 weeks (times vary based several factors)

Video Gaming Services
· Development: 2 weeks and up (times vary based in complexity of project)
· Analysis:
1-4 weeks (times vary based on stage of game development and length of services needed)

 

Rush service
·
RUSH Coverage: add $40 (1-2 days) see Consulting
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RUSH Analysis: add $50 (1 week) see Consulting
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RUSH Value Change Analysis: Case by Case basis see Value Change Analysis
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RUSH Script Doctoring: Case by Case basis see Consulting
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RUSH Story Excavation Research: Case by Case basis see Story Excavation Research
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RUSH Screenplay Formatting: Case by Case basis see Consulting
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RUSH Premise Evaluation: Case by Case basis see Consulting
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RUSH Manuscript Services: Case by Case basis see Consulting
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RUSH Comic Book/ Graphic Novel Services: Case by Case basis see Consulting
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RUSH Video Gaming Services: Case by Case basis see Consulting

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For more information on all our services, be sure to view our services on the various pages in our site. For consultations contact us. The Script Archeologist team looks forward to hearing from you to answer all your questions and to provide you with the highest quality services.

 

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