A Film Researcher researches and fact-checks the information in movies — both fiction and nonfiction — so they’re as accurate, and therefore believable, as possible. Typically, we work with films in pre-production. Before the movie’s made, therefore, you comb through the script in order to fact-check it, which means reading it, then highlighting information — names, dates, locations, occupations, historical and cultural references, scientific facts, etc. — that will need to be verified. Upon reading the script and identifying your research objectives, you then set to work finding and correcting facts by doing Internet searches, e-mailing and calling subject matter experts, and accessing electronic research tools.