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May 2017 Script Sales

May was a slower month for spec sales. Adam D’Alba’s horror spec The Infinity Reel has found a home at Paramount, with 21 Laps Entertainment and Bullitt Entertainment producing. The movie, based on D’Alba’s pilot, will follow a paranormal investigator who investigates a strange phenomenon in small town and along the way finds an eerie […]

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Trial & Error – Pilot

Trial & Error isn’t the most revolutionary show. The mockumentary borrows heavily from Making a Murderer, The Jinx, and other recent true crime stories that have recently gained pop culture notoriety. In lesser hands, the show could have settled for a parody of those documentaries, adding nothing new to the table but jokes and sight […]

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2017 TV Writing Contest Results

Quarterfinalists Aeternum by Heidi Nyburg Apple by Anna Lisa McClelland Archangel-4S by Lance Wayne At Death’s Door by Matt Catanzano Avalon by Randall Knox Awkwardly Apocalyptic by Sarah Hopkins Behind the Red Curtain by Shani Moore Weatherby Big Boy by Burke Scurfield & Adam Lederer Billy Fez by Michi Broman Bloodlands by Joseph Balczo BoJack Horseman […]

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Pitch an Idea – Extended Deadline June 28th

The 12th Great Movie Idea Contest and 10th Great TV Show Idea Contest are searching for original, innovative material. Ideally, groundbreaking concepts that are both marketable and fresh–something a global, diverse audience can connect with. Accepted entries include loglines, synopses, video pitches, or full treatments. Completed screenplays and pilots are not reviewed, nor are entrants required to have a […]

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Screenplays, Pilots, and Short Films Accepted – Submit by July 20th

The 6th Annual First Look Project fulfills the requests of major studios, production companies, and top managers by finding fresh, high-concept material across three main categories: Screenplay – divisions for Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, and Sci-fi Teleplay – original pilots, any genre Short Film – produced short films or series pilots Supported by Good Fear Film + […]

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

Script Pipeline execs Chad Clough and Matt Misetich connected Evan Daugherty with management after his script Shrapnel won the 2008 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. SWATH later sold to Universal and grossed $400 million worldwide. Evan went on to write the hugely successful films Divergent, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other upcoming studio projects, including a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise with MGM and Warner Bros. producing. […]

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Contest-Winning Screenplay in Production with Walking Dead Star

Jeffrey Dean Morgan to star in Militia, winner of the 2015 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. Writer Henry Dunham found representation less than a month after contest results were announced, signing with industry partner Madhouse Entertainment. “Without the momentum my win gave me, I don’t know where my screenplay would be,” said Dunham. “I owe Script […]

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April 2017 Script Sales

April was a strong month for writers. Voltage Productions and Chris Morgan Productions are teaming to produce Luke Paradise’s action/mystery spec The Prodigal. The feature follows a soldier who returns home to investigate his estranged brother’s death. Universal has picked up Todd Rosenberg’s drama spec All My Life. The script follows the true story of […]

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