InkTip-Approved Consultants

Anna Siri David Hohl
Daniel Calvisi Glenn Benest
Catherine Ann Jones James Bruner
Coverage Ink Wendy Kram


ANNA SIRI is an award-winning writer and producer. She recently completed work on the horror feature "Meadowoods" (writer, 2010) for Eagle's Nest Films, and is currently developing a second feature project with same. She is a 2009 Nicholl's Fellowship Quarterfinalist with Sharri Hefner for their screenplay "Dead Ex". Her short film "Caution Sign" (writer, producer, 2009), won Best Screenwriting at the 2009 Dark Carnival Film Festival after a successful festival run, and her screenplay "The News Girl" won the 2005 UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting Competition. Additional short film projects include "Oh, Baby!" (2008), which screened at the 2008 Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival. Anna graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in film, as well as the UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting. She is currently developing projects with the Caution Sign team, and is an active member of 12pt. West.

Anna has worked as a reader, consultant, and screenplay contest judge for over a decade, for companies including ScriptShark, Senator Entertainment, and Coverage Ink, and judged every sort of script contest from Slamdance to Writers on the Storm to the Screenwriting Expo.

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DANIEL CALVISI is an industry veteran, having worked for major studios and production companies that made commercial movies for theatrical release in the U.S. and around the world.

His employers have included Miramax Films, Dimension Films, Twentieth Century Fox, New Line Cinema, Polygram Filmed Entertainment and Clinica Estetico Films (production company of director Jonathan Demme, "The Silence of the Lambs").

Daniel wrote hundreds of coverage reports on the job as a studio Reader and has guided over 450 screenwriters as a Screenplay Consultant since 1998. He has taught screenwriting and story analysis at four educational institutions, including the New School University in New York City. He was given a very positive rating in the Creative Screenwriting Magazine Analysts Survey and Script Magazine said that he "combines expert analysis with incredible credentials and experience." He is a paid screenwriter who has written several scripts on assignment and he is the President of The Writers' Building, an exclusive online screenwriters group. He has a B.F.A. in Film and Television from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and he is the author of the upcoming book "Story Maps: How to write the *great* screenplay."

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CATHERINE ANN JONES holds a graduate degree in Depth Psychology and Archetypal Mythology from Pacifica Graduate Institute where she has also taught. After playing major roles in over fifty plays, she became disappointed by the lack of good roles for women and wrote a play about Virginia Woolf (On the Edge) and her struggle with madness in a world gone mad, ie, WWII. The play won a National Endowment for the Arts Award. Ten of her plays, including Calamity Jane (both play and musical) and The Women of Cedar Creek, have won multiple awards and are produced both in and out of New York. Her films include The Christmas Wife (Jason Robards & Julie Harris), Unlikely Angel (Dolly Parton), Angel Passing (Hume Cronyn & Teresa Wright) which played at Sundance and went on to garner fifteen awards here and abroad, and the popular TV series, Touched by an Angel. A Fulbright Research Scholar to India studying shamanism, she has taught at The New School University, University of Southern California, and the Esalen and the Omega Institute. Ms. Jones is often invited as a keynote speaker to various writing conferences as well as the Merrill & Lynch sponsored Women, Wealth, & Wisdom Conferences. Her recent book, The Way of Story: the craft & soul of writing, is used in many schools, including New York University writing programs. Ms. Jones lives in Ojai, California, and leads The Way of Story and Heal Yourself with Writing workshops throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. For online courses visit www.dailyom.com. For blog, workshops, and consultant services please visit www.wayofstory.com.

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COVERAGE INK was founded in January, 2002 by Jim Cirile, a multi-produced, WGA-member writer/artist/musician and columnist for Creative Screenwriting magazine. Coverage, Ink. seeks to provide affordable agency and studio-style coverage to all screenwriters.

Tired with spending big bucks on screenplay analysts, many of whom weren't worth it, Jim built up a network of production company and agency readers whom he utilized to hone his own material before sending it out to agents, managers, and production companies. Now you can have the same advantage.

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DAVID HOHL - With over ten years as a script consultant, and a five star rating as a story doctor, David Hohl brings screenwriters of all levels the needed boost to get market ready. Both his reasonable fee, and very personal attention has made David a well sought after consultant. He does one thing and does it right!

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GLENN BENEST is an award winning writer/producer with 7 produced film credits. In 2004 he wrote and produced "Hungry Hearts," which won 13 film festival awards and is currently being distributed by Shoreline Entertainment. His professional level screenwriting workshops have launched 5 produced films, including "Scream," "Teaching Mrs. Tingle," "Andre," "Event Horizon," and "Niloofar," which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009.

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JAMES BRUNER James Bruner is a working screenwriter and working television writer with produced film and television credits whose movies include two Number One Hits.

Each and every day he is out there in the Hollywood trenches, meeting and working with producers, directors, executives and actors. He doesn't claim to have all the answers...What he does have are unique insights that come from years of practical hands-on experience that he can put to work for you. He has experience that can't be learned from a book or a class:

He was hired by Richard Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck to write and Executive Produce Pretty Boy Floyd, a feature film in development about the infamous Depression-era outlaw. Ice Dreams, a romantic drama feature that he wrote (with his writing partner and wife, Elizabeth Stevens), premiered in January, 2010 on The Hallmark Channel.

James wrote 13 movies that include the hit movies Missing In Action, The Delta Force, and Invasion USA, which were all Number 1 or 2 at the box office. James also wrote the one- hour CBS pilot script, The Delta Force.

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WENDY KRAM has supervised and produced a number of award-winning motion picture and television films for companies including Walt Disney Studios, Sony Pictures, Hearst Entertainment, Sandollar Productions,Granada Entertainment, CBS, NBC, HBO, Showtime and Lifetime. Credits include Mad Money with Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, and Katie Holmes, Making Mr. Right with Dean Cain for Lifetime Network, and Sally Hemings: An American Scandal, the award-winning miniseries for CBS that starred Sam Neill. Wendy is also the founder of L.A. FOR HIRE, an international consulting firm for filmmakers and production companies seeking Hollywood connections and expertise to advance their projects.

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