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Script Pipeline Develops Writers for Film and Television

Recent script sales include Snow White and the Huntsman by Evan Daugherty, The Rabbit by Micah Barnett, The Ambassadors by Tripper Clancy, as well as numerous other screenplays, pilots, and pitches over the past 14 years, totaling over $5 million in spec sales from Pipeline writers and close to $1 billion in revenue from films written by […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Sold Snow White & the Huntsman to Universal

Written by Evan Daugherty, SWATH was one of the biggest hits of 2012, grossing $400 million worldwide. Pipeline execs Chad Clough and Matt Misetich connected Evan with management after his script Shrapnel won the 2008 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. From Evan: “Script Pipeline helped launch my professional career as a writer.” Evan went on to write the hugely successful films Divergent, Teenage Mutant […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Tripper Clancy on the Rise

In 2014, alum Tripper Clancy sold projects to 20th Century Fox (The Ambassadors), QED International (Winter Break), and will write the animated comedy Shedd for Paramount and the adventure/comedy Stranded for Sony Pictures. Winner of the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, Tripper found management with Script Pipeline industry partner Jake Wagner (Benderspink) only a few weeks after winning the contest. From […]

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WME Signs Contest Finalists, Writer / Directors of “Starry Eyes”

Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch, finalists of the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition with their horror script Shed, signed with WME in November 2014. The writer/director duo gained a considerable amount of attention after their breakout hit film Starry Eyes premiered at SXSW, receiving favorable reviews from Entertainment Weekly, RogerEbert.com, Variety, and critics nationwide. The film stars Alex […]

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Micah Barnett

- Micah Barnett, writer of The Rabbit (Warner Bros.) with Chris Tucker attached to star. Micah also sold the television project Ricochet to NBC in 2013. In 2010, after receiving a “Recommend” on his screenplay The Merc List, Script Pipeline introduced Micah to manager Jake Wagner, who later signed him. What’s your background in the industry? What made you become a screenwriter? I […]

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Which Screenwriting Contests Should I Enter?

When I set out on my epic quest to contact every single writer who entered our competitions in the past year, I was often asked the question, “Which contests should I be entering?” My short response was always, “Any contests where A-list agents and managers are actively reviewing and signing the finalists.” A writer can enter a […]

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Debbie Lollie

– Debbie Lollie, writer of Help Me Out, aka The Ex-Man (2013 Script Pipeline First Look Project Winner) You won the First Look Project with a romantic comedy revolving around what’s considered a “high-concept” premise. Was this a deliberate decision? To write something that might appeal to execs at the studio level? The goal and hope with any screenplay […]

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Market Your Screenwriting Contest Success

“My script has done well in competitions, but I can’t get people to notice. How do I market my contest success?” As some of you guys in the writing community may know, Script Pipeline is contacting every entrant of our recent writing competitions. As Co-Founder of Script Pipeline, I’m personally making those calls so writers […]

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Collateral – Screenplay

In a way, one of the more underrated, or at least slightly-less-than-discussed, screenplays in the genre. Collateral encompasses most every element you need–er, prefer–in an action/thriller. A ticking clock, high stakes, an innocent protagonist we can pull for, a “heartless” and dangerous villain. . . . Screenwriting 101, right? But Stuart Beattie’s script is a richly-layered psychological […]

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October 2014 Script Sales

Hollywood got into the Halloween spirit this month, with several horror and thriller projects moving forward. Rob Zombie will direct his own script 31, a Most Dangerous Game-esque story with murderous clowns hunting carnival workers (what, you expected something else?). Sam Raimi producing A Man in the Dark, written by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues, in which teen burglars break into […]

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