Nigel Booth

Script Reader

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  • LocationSutton, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Critic
  • Screenwriting
  • Research
  • Proofreading
  • Development
  • Script Coverage
  • Reading
  • Script Development
  • Tutoring
  • Logistics Management
  • Volunteer
  • Admin Support

Work history

Currently

Script Reader Intern

Eclectic Pictures

Jun 2015
  • Providing coverage and analysis on scripts, plus development notes for potential future development of projects.

2015

Private Tutor

Nigel Booth Tutoring

Jul 2013 - May 2015
  • Developing students' minds - particularly their English and creative thinking - in placements across Europe and Russia.

2013

Logistics & Resort Manager

Powder Byrne and Interski

Nov 2011 - Jul 2013
  • A team manager in charge of various ski and summer resorts across Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Portugal. Managing teams up to 20 strong, numerous kids clubs, complex logistics, high-end customer service and liaising with local business in multiple languages.

2012

Reader

Mammoth Screen

Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
  • A freelance position, providing coverage on a series of children's novels with a view to future adaptation for the company behind 'Poldark', 'Lewis', 'Parade's End' and many more.

2011

Development Assistant

The Fyzz Productions

Dec 2010 - Jun 2011
  • Providing coverage on submitted scripts, helping in development meetings on the company's film development slate, carrying out industry research, maintaining databases/company logs and providing general administrative assistance.

2009

Development Assistant

One Eyed Dog Films

Mar 2009 - Jun 2009
  • Heavy project research, script coverage and writer liaison in addition to creative input in the form of writing teasers for pitch proposals and redrafting developing scripts.

2009

Intern

Handmade Films

Feb 2009 - Mar 2009
  • Assistant to asset coordinator Alexei Slater. The position involved heavy research alongside phone and any other arising responsibilities (including tea). I also produced script coverage on potential projects for development for director Michael Ryan.

Education

2011

Screenwriting

University of the Arts London

Jan 2009 - Nov 2011
  • Writing short films, literary adaptations, feature films and scripts for continuing tv series. This, in addition to learning script analysis/coverage, film history, pitching skills and industry norms/research.

2008

BA in English Literature

Durham University

Aug 2005 - Jun 2008
  • Specialising in Shakespearean film adaptations, Japanese film and Noh theatre, Joseph Conrad and Germanic Myths and Legends (both in Old English and Old Norse at the preeminent British institution for these languages).

2005

A2 Levels: English Literature, French, History, Music and Philosophy of Religion

Whitgift School

Aug 1998 - Jun 2005
  • All the normal GCSE topics (for which I got A*s and one of the top 5 grades in the UK in English Literature), in addition to extra French and Music examinations.

Awards

2011

University Challenge

  • As part of the first team to represent the University of the Arts London on this prestigious - and difficult - quiz show, WE WON! Well...the first round vs Imperial College at least. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgspygT-A8w

2009

Creative SkillSet Screenwriting Bursary

  • Creative SkillSet - the body supporting creative industry training in the UK - provided me with an award which paid for my 2 year MA in Screenwriting course.