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February 2015 Script Sales

For the second month in a row, Script Pipeline alums have made some waves: Evan Daugherty has signed on the write the Tomb Raider reboot, and Tripper Clancy will pen Hasbro’s Hacker Camp, each adding another script to their growing slates of projects. In other news, February was a rather busy month. Sony made a […]

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The Affair – Pilot

This gem of a series seemed to fall under the radar early on. No fault of Showtime or the series creators—the cable TV landscape is, shall we say in no uncertain terms, incredible. Add this one to your list as a superlative example of how to infuse a compelling structure into a very straightforward dramatic […]

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“Tomb Raider” Reboot Hires Script Pipeline Writer

MGM and Warner Bros. hired Script Pipeline writer Evan Daugherty in February 2015 to pen the new Tomb Raider film. Graham King (The Departed, Argo) producing. Instead of a sequel to the 2001 Angelina Jolie version, the new plot will feature a younger Lara Croft on her first adventure. Evan found representation with manager/producer Jake Wagner after winning the […]

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January 2015 Script Sales

2015 started out strong for former Script Pipeline Finalist Matt Altman, who sold his sci-fi/action spec Sam & Liz: A Killer Love Story to Relativity Media. Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street) has been hired to rewrite Zombies vs. Robots, based on the comic book by Chris Ryall and Ashley Wood. January was also a good mention […]

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New Fellowship Opportunity for Screenwriters and TV Writers

The Pipeline Fellowship offers writers an ongoing, exclusive opportunity to receive a one-year mentorship with Script Pipeline and industry professionals. Unlike our competitions, we’re not looking for a single great script–we’re searching for those who possess the most potential to launch a writing career and are dedicated to the intensive process of improving as a writer. Once […]

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The Grand Budapest Hotel – Screenplay

If ever there was a writer/director who audiences share a love-hate relationship with. . . . Wes Anderson established a unique approach to storytelling and style early in his career (although “unique” doesn’t exactly express how distinct this technique has become, compared to the current studio-level landscape), and The Grand Budapest Hotel serves as the next iteration of […]

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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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When Is Your Screenplay Finished?

Rather than spur a micro-analyzed philosophical debate impossible to win, allow me to first clarify: the process of writing a screenplay does end. Because it has to. A protege of Mario Puzo isn’t locked up in some Bronx basement still writing The Godfather in an eternal, Sisyphean loop of infinite futility. It was written, it was produced, and it […]

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