Meet Our Readers

BlueCat Readers are carefully screened and selected by judge Gordy Hoffman to assist and support our efforts to adjudicate our competition.

Each reader has the difficult task of providing written analysis for each writer who enters BlueCat.

In an effort to give our writers greater insight into the process of our readers when they read your screenplays, we offer these brief interviews with some of our readers. 


Lindsey E.

How many screenplays have you read for BlueCat?I have read over fifty. What is your job when providing feedback to a writer?My goal is to help the writer convey the story he/she is attempting to in the most effective way possible. I strive to highlight the strengths of the screenplay and also to illuminate areas that […]

Kelly G.

How many screenplays have you read for BlueCat?  Over 50.  What is your job when providing feedback to a writer? My most important job as a reader is to offer something a writer can never get on their own: another brain. As prepared as you may be, others’ interpretations of your work will almost always […]

Christa F.

How many screenplays have you read for BlueCat? 93  What is your job when providing feedback to a writer? My job is to help the writer make their screenplay the best screenplay it can be by offering viable, constructive feedback. What is your attitude toward a screenplay before you start reading? I’m always excited before […]

Ray P.

How many screenplays have you read for BlueCat? Probably in the region of 1500. What is your job when providing feedback to a writer?  To point out the positive as well as the negative. Hopefully to enable him/her to improve the script. Inevitably, I have my own preferences when it comes to genre, but I […]

Scott R.

How many screenplays have you read for BlueCat? I have read 30-40 scripts for BlueCat. I’ve been a reader for the First Glance Film Festival and various production companies. Currently, I’m writing content for TheScriptLab.com.  What is your job when providing feedback to a writer? My job is to help the writer find and put […]