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January 2017 Script Sales

It was a slower month to start the year. Twentieth Century Fox and Sunswept Entertainment have picked up Skyward, Joe Ballarini’s drama spec based on two families that build a hot-air balloon to escape over the Berlin Wall. Based on a true story. Another true story spec: Samuel Franco and Evan Kilgore’s drama spec Keeper […]

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Pilot

The one major upside to having so many outlets for television series is that more networks are willing to take risks on shows that otherwise might not be made. Take for instance The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a self-aware musical comedy about, well, a crazy ex-girlfriend (but the situation’s a lot more nuanced than that). Star, writer, […]

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$40,000 Awarded, All Finalists Receive Long-Term Industry Facilitation

Early Deadline: March 1st, 2017 *register now, submit your script any time before the final May 1st deadline at no additional fee SUBMIT A SCREENPLAY SUBMIT A TV PILOT OR SPEC Recent Writer Success Stories: – In February, Bohemia Group Originals (BGO) optioned two Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competition finalists: Bradley Stryker’s action/thriller The Dragon Run and Diana Wright’s […]

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Script Pipeline Develops Writers for Film and Television

Recent script sales include The Ambassadors and Stuber by Tripper Clancy, Militia Henry Dunham, Snow White and the Huntsman by Evan Daugherty, as well as numerous other screenplays, pilots, and pitches over the past 16 years, totaling over $6 million in spec sales from Pipeline writers and $1 billion in revenue from films written by Pipeline alums. Script Pipeline actively searches […]

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Contest-Winning Screenplay in Production with Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (The Walking Dead) 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. […]

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December 2016 Script Sales

Hollywood winded down in December for the holidays and the new year, which meant the last month of 2016 ended up a slow one for script sales. But it wasn’t completely silent. Amazon Studios picked up Jack Thorne’s action/adventure spec The Aeronauts, based on the true story of balloon pilot Amelia Wren and scientist James […]

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Postcards from the Edge – Screenplay

Postcards from the Edge is an emotional film, closely tied to Carrie Fisher’s substance abuse problems and her relationship with her mother, Debbie Reynolds. Any great screenplay focuses on characters and relationships, and Postcards is a thinly veiled study of Debbie and Carrie’s. Fisher doctored many other scripts, including the Star Wars prequels and The […]

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November 2016 Script Sales

November was a great month for spec sales. Centropolis Entertainment acquired Scarletville, a thriller spec by Jason Young about a diner owner who delays a deadly criminal with twisted stories until the police arrive. Electric Entertainment will produce Steven Altiere’s sci-fi/fantasy spec Countdown. Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day) will direct and produce. Greg Berlanti (Supergirl, […]

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