Gavin Whenman

Script reader/consultant

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Film
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Screenwriting
  • Features
  • Proofreading
  • Indesign
  • Word
  • Script Editing
  • Script Coverage
  • Script Analysis
  • Script Development
  • Law Degree

Work history


Script Reader & Consultant


Feb 2010
  • Provide script coverage services, assessing the commercial, dramatic and artistic merits of feature film and TV screenplays, as well as books for adaptation, to a range of clients across development, production, sales and distribution. Current clients include Working Title, Pathé, Tiger Aspect, BFI Film Fund, Big Talk, Clerkenwell Films, WestEnd Films, Red Planet, Bafta Rocliffe, Pinewood Pictures and Premiere Picture Previous clients include Altitude, Momentum Pictures, Optimum Releasing, Matador Pictures, CinemaNX and producer Statten Roeg I also provide more extensive script development notes on occasion, including for THE PROGRAM (screenwriter John Hodge), TRASH (screenwriter Richard Curtis) and DEVIL’S LAKE, (screenwriter/director Kristian Levring & co-screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen)


Production Assistant & Technology Editor

Total Politics

May 2008 - May 2009
  • Editorial, production and online responsibilities for a monthly magazine, including sourcing and writing reviews, undertaking interviews and arranging review contributors



Public International Law

King’s College London

Sep 2007 - Jan 2009
  • LLM in Public International Law



University of Reading

Sep 2004 - Jun 2007
  • Law