Quick Guide to Film Options


A quick guide to film options on literary properties. SoA member? – you can download this guide for free from the Member Area of our main website.

Note: this digital publication will be immediately available to download in PDF format on completion of your order.

A basic guide to film options on literary properties. This guide covers:

  • Who controls the film rights?
  • Who is making the offer?
  • What are the likely timescale and budget?
  • Negotiating the contract
  • The main things the contract should cover

Our Quick Guides are designed as brief introductions to their topics. If you’re an SoA member, please contact our advisors with specific enquiries – email info@societyofauthors.org or call 020 7373 6642.