About Us

We provide professional screenplay analysis, development and editing to clients around the world.
Empowering screenwriters since 2002.

Coverage Ink History

Our History

Coverage Ink was founded in February, 2002, by Jim Cirile, a multi-produced, WGA member writer/artist /musician and then-columnist for Creative Screenwriting magazine. Jim built up a small network of trusted readers who worked for production and management companies, whom he used to develop his own material before sending it out. Looking at the few script coverage companies around in 2002, he found them to be overpriced or the coverage skimpy, demeaning or often just not helpful. So he launched CI with his trusted handful of script development pros reading for CI on the side. (more…).

Coverage Ink Coverage

What is Coverage?

Coverage is simply a reader’s report. Every script submitted to a feature film studio or agency or production company gets “covered.” When you submit a screenplay, its fate rests in the hands of one extremely important person: the READER. That individual’s opinion — PASS, CONSIDER, or RECOMMEND — determines whether or not anyone else there will ever read your screenplay. You need an ace in the hole to make sure it’s as good as it can possibly be — script analysis and development from Coverage Ink. (more…).

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Our Vision

Coverage Ink seeks to provide affordable, world-class story analysis to all screenwriters. We are all about giving back, sharing our knowledge and industry expertise so that every writer who puts in the work can have the best possible shot. We work with our clients to improve screenplays and teleplays on every level, to help elevate craft and voice, and above all, realize their visions. We are huge proponents of DIY and writers taking their power back. There are a million ways to get your work made and get it seen. We’re here to help you bring it.

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Agents Hot Sheet
Who Can Sell a Pitch – Hollywood Agent & Manager Panel
Agents Hot Sheet
The New Way of Getting Things Made – Pitchfest Panel 2014 excerpt
Agents Hot Sheet
Where Do Hollywood Agents & Managers Find Clients
Agent's Hot Sheet Jake Wagner
Jake Wagner on Contests
agent's Hot Sheet Jesse Silver
Manager Jesse Silver
Agent's Hot Sheet Adam Marshall
Manager Adam Marshall
Coverage Ink Ask Us Anything
Ask Us Anything
CI Pro Webinar Series - How to Score Representation
How To Score Representation
Surviving Coverage
Surviving Coverage
How Do I Get and Agent
How Do I Get an Agent?
The Importance of the First Ten Pages
The Importance of the First Ten Pages
Agent's Hot Sheet Live Panel - Part 1
Agent’s Hot Sheet – Live Panel
Part 1
JRS on a Budget
JRS on Budget – What Screenwriters Need to Know
Typos = Bad
Importance of Presentation
The Importance of Character Differentation
The Importance of Character Differentiation
Biggest Mistakes Screenwriters Make
Biggest Mistakes Screenwriters Make

Latest News

Character Arcs

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, a quick reminder that Get Repped Now! is almost upon us. It starts on 3/13. So polish those scripts! We’ll be dropping our panel …