Full Time Job

Story Analyst


Remote / Virtual 3 days ago
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Walt Disney Studios is seeking a Story Analyst who will be an exceptional addition to the Story team. The ideal candidate is an avid reader, capable of quickly and succinctly synthesizing written material and providing thoughtful, well-written analysis and feedback within a fast-paced and constantly changing environment. Working across Disney Live Action, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures, the Story Analyst reviews submissions, writing samples, and scripts in the development phase of production, for both theatrical and streaming films and episodic content.

This is an IATSE Local 700 position covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

• Review submissions (screenplays, manuscripts, published books, and other materials) to assess them as potential projects for the Studio.
• Review writing samples to evaluate their authors for consideration for development assignments.
• Review drafts of projects in development to give notes for improvement or to accomplish specified objectives.
• Compile research lists. For example, conduct research on titles in book series and outline characters, synopsis, etc. for exploration on use opportunities, or research library titles, by genre, for potential reboot/reimagining opportunities.
• Perform legal comparisons or development draft comparisons, as requested.
• Perform development draft comparisons for writers' credits per WGA rules.

• Legal comparisons
• Demonstrated ability to thrive under time constraints and consistently meet deadlines
• Reading and covering a wide range of material and genres
• Strong reading comprehension and writing abilities
• Non-English language fluency (reading and writing) a plus

The pay rate for this role in California is $46.60 to $55.40 per hour, which follows the pay scale agreed upon in the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience, among other factors. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

This position is with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz0193-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $46.60 to $55.40 Per Hour ($ USD)