Script editor

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This article is about television terminology. For Mac OS X software, see AppleScript Editor.

A script editor[1] is a member of the production team of scripted television programmes, usually dramas and comedies. The script editor has many responsibilities including finding new script writers, developing storyline and series ideas with writers, and ensuring that scripts are suitable for production. The script editor will work closely with the writer at each draft of the script, giving the writer feedback on the quality of the work, suggesting improvements that can be made whilst also ensuring that practical issues like show continuity and correct running time are adhered to. Unlike the writers, script editors will usually be full-time members of the production team, working closely with the producer.[2]

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  1. ^ The #1 Way To Jumpstart Your Screenwriting Career, Script Reader Pro. Accessed March 2012
  2. ^ Script editor description, Skillset. Accessed January 2012