About the Reader



Monica Partridge holds her master’s degree in screenwriting from the American Film Institute.

She has previously evaluated screenplays as a competition reader for both the Final Draft “Big Break” Screenwriting Competition and the CineStory Screenwriting Competition.

Additionally, she has provided screenplay coverage for both the Edward S. Feldman Company (Witness, The Truman Show, Green Card, K:19 The Widowmaker, The Hitcher) and Mutual Film Company (Saving Private Ryan, Wonder Boys, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Snakes on a Plane).

Post AFI, she worked as assistant to screenwriter Dana Stevens (Julie & Julia, The Deep Blue Goodbye, Life or Something Like It, For Love of the Game, City of Angels, Blink, “What About Brian” for ABC/Bad Robot).


Much of her early professional experience was in journalism and corporate entertainment, with the KNBC-TV Los Angeles newsroom, NBC West Coast business development, the e-commerce division at Universal Music Group (eCAT, Global e), Open Radio (Moscow), The St. Petersburg Times (Russia) and The Vladivostok News (Russia).

She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, attended the Polytechnic School, and holds her bachelor’s in Russian language and literature from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA.

She provides a wide variety of script doctoring services and story rewrite notes on a consultancy basis for writers, producers and directors.

She’d love to hear from you. Email your questions, comments, joys, frustrations at screenwritertoscreenwriter @ gmail.com.

You can find her on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/sw2sw

Thanks for reading — and good luck with the writing,

Monica Partridge