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Screenwriting Contest Winner Tyler Burton Smith Co-Writing WB Feature

Grand Prize winner of the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, Tyler Burton Smith has been tabbed to co-write the Warner Bros. horror Five Nights at Freddy’s, based on the uber-popular app/PC game of the same name where animatronic characters come to life–to kill people, of course. Tyler will be teaming with director Gil Kenan (Monster House, City […]

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6th Great TV Show Idea Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winner Side FX (animated comedy) by Anthony Haynes Anthony Haynes became involved in creative arts as a teenager. What started as writing short films starring his friends grew to creating documentaries on hip-hop culture in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee. Making his directorial debut with “Nashville Tennessee Hip-Hop Producers and M.C.’s” in 2012, he was honored […]

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Searching for Studio Material – Submit by August 1st

Leading Hollywood production companies and agencies reviewing high-concept material across four main categories: Screenplays Teleplays Adaptations Media Supported by Darko Entertainment, Energy Entertainment, Benderspink, Lakeshore Entertainment, and Paradigm, the competition presents the best scripts and ideas to major companies.One winner in each category receives personal development assistance from Script Pipeline’s executive team, followed by meetings to discuss potential production. We will […]

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June 2015 Script Sales

Sony picked up Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs’ comedy Move That Body, described as The Hangover meets (Script Pipeline favorite) Weekend at Bernie’s with female leads in a bidding war. Blumhouse and Madhouse have teamed to produce Free Fall. The thriller, written by Sean Finegan and Gregg Maxwell Parker, follows an estranged father and daughter clinging to a mountainside after an accident, making it […]

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National Treasure – Screenplay

Let’s get this out of the way up front—National Treasure is not the best movie ever made. It probably doesn’t even cut into the top 100 adventure movies. The concept deserves all the eye-rolling it generates: Benjamin Franklin Gates (yes, that’s really his name) races against a team of greedy mercenaries after discovering the Declaration of Independence boasts an invisible treasure map. […]

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2015 TV Writing Contest Results

Grand Prize Winner and Runner-Up – Announced August 8th, 2015 Finalists (10) Archer – “Temple Raiders Crusade” by Benjamin Deeb & Graham Towers Beechwood by Gregory Martin & Eric Beu Better by Brett Shurman and Josh Cootner Blowback by David Case Chasing Chanel by Abigail Cannon & Hanna Stiens Family Be Like by Howard Jordan Jr. Join […]

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Archer – Pilot

Take James Bond. Exaggerate all his negative traits. Turn his sexism, narcissism, alcoholism, egocentrism, bachelorism all up to eleven, add in a dash of Oedipus, and you’d get Sterling Archer. Codenamed “Duchess” (the name of his mother’s deceased dog and the show’s original title), Sterling would be nothing more than an offensive 007 caricature in other hands, but creator Adam […]

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May 2015 Script Sales

A few specs made it to the next step in May. Fox Searchlight picked up Brian C. Brown and Elliott DiGuiseppi’s Pale Blue Dot about a female astronaut whose life begins to unravel after she returns to Earth. Reese Witherspoon set to produce and star. Byron Willinger and Phil De Blasi’s NSA conspiracy thriller spec Command & Control found […]

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