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Henry Dunham

– Henry Dunham, winner of the 2015 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition with the contained crime/thriller Militia. A Detroit native and Michigan State alum, Henry has written, directed, and produced his own short films and is currently working on additional feature and TV projects. Prior to entering the Script Pipeline competition, how had you tested the waters—submitting to production companies, other […]

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2015 TV Writing Contest Results

– Grand Prize Winner – Beechwood by Gregory Martin & Eric Beu – Runner-Up – Family Be Like by Howard Jordan Jr. 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 […]

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2015 Screenwriting Contest Results

– Grand Prize Winner – Militia by Henry Dunham Detroit native Henry Dunham is a Los Angeles-based writer/director. After attending Michigan State University as an English major, he moved to Los Angeles to intern at various production companies including Mandeville, Mosaic, Atlas Entertainment, and directly under producers Charles Roven and Andy Horwitz. Parlaying his natural […]

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True Detective – Pilot

Anthology television has seen a resurgence recently, with such series as American Horror Story, Fargo, and American Crime leading the way, but no series has made as much of a cultural and critical impact as True Detective. Although season two has not been as well-received (the consensus at Script Pipeline is it’s still very good, but needlessly complex), the first season […]

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July 2015 Script Sales

It was a slower month for script sales. Disney acquired Prince Charming, a fantasy/comedy spec by Matthew Fogel about Prince Charming’s brother who has never lived up to his family name. MGM has purchased the spec script Bed Rest written by Lori Evans Taylor, a Hitchcockian thriller about an expectant mother confined to bed rest. Fubar Films optioned Bill Kennedy’s Blacklist script The Fixer, a gritty mob […]

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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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