FAQs

How do you already have my credit card information stored?
Screenplay contests, notes services, and film festivals have been using Coverfly to manage their screenplays since 2015. These include ScreenCraft, Hollyshor...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 2:41 PM
What is my writer profile used for?
Completing your writer profile is optional, but it helps industry members who may be looking for a writer local to their area or with a similar taste in fil...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 1:31 PM
Do I have to enter a contest or get coverage to host my project on Coverfly?
Yes. Hosting on Coverfly is free, but to make sure our industry members are able to search for the strongest script, every script hosted needs at least one ...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 4:43 PM
Why do I have to merge my projects?
If there are slight variations in your project title or if you completely changed the title, Coverfly won’t know that two entries are the same project. To g...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:32 PM
How does merging projects work?
Sometimes the same project exists, either under two titles or under two separate projects in Coverfly. Coverfly makes it easy to merge projects. The scores ...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:31 PM
Is there any wrong way to merge projects?
It is best for you to merge the project with the lower Coverfly Score into the project with the higher Coverfly Score. While it is not critical, it ensures ...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:33 PM
I received a good review or contest placement, but my score is still low. Why?
The Coverfly Score was designed based on feedback from Industry Execs, Agents, and Managers. For a script to get greenlit, dozens of executives from agents ...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:32 PM
How high can I get my Coverfly Score?
There is no hard upper limit on Coverfly Scores -- technically they can increase endlessly. Based on the algorithm it becomes very difficult to increase an ...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:29 PM
How is the Coverfly Score calculated?
The Coverfly Score is a dynamically updated weighted average of your script's evaluations, designed to target what the vast majority of industry profes...
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 at 4:11 PM
When I tried to submit to multiple contests at once, some were removed from my cart. What happened?
Coverfly automatically removes contests that don’t accept your format, genre, or script type, so that you’re not accidentally spending money entering a cont...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 1:39 PM