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December Newsletter

In This Issue

1) First Look Project - Late (and Final) Deadline: 12/4

2) December Deadlines: Writing and Idea Competitions

3) Script Sales - November

4) Script Pipeline Recommends: Table Read My Screenplay

5) Writers Database: New Companies Added

FINAL DEADLINE: December 4th, The First Look Project

*FINAL DEADLINE: December 4th*
(Withoutabox ONLY)


LAST CHANCE TO ENTER. Categories include: Feature Screenplay (4 genre divisions), Teleplay, and Adaptation.

Producers, agents, and managers from the following companies will be judging entries and reviewing winning submissions:

  Green Hat 


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DEADLINE: December 15th, Great Movie and TV Show Idea Contests


2012 Great Movie Idea Competition

Regular Deadline: 12.15.2012 - ENTER HERE

The old adage, "there are no rules in Hollywood" applies here. But one thing is certain: pitching great ideas to executives is how films get made. The contest gives its winners the best industry exposure possible, and Script Pipeline is proud to have A-level production companies and agencies reviewing our winners, including Benderspink, Vinson Films, and Paradigm. Any subject matter or genre accepted.

2012 Great TV Show Idea Competition

Regular Deadline: 12.15.2012 - ENTER HERE

Connect with top television executives searching for series concepts--any genre or TV format, cable or network, accepted. Extraordinary TV premises are a rarity, so all entrants are encouraged to think way outside the box, taking marketability, current trends, and the ingredients of long-running series into consideration. Come up with the next Lost, and you’re on the right track.

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Script Sales - November

     David Guggenheim  

Adaptations abound in November. Benderspink and Gareb Shamus' Black Bull Media co-producing The New West, based on the sci-fi/action comic series. Also on Benderspink's slate: Home Invasion, a found footage thriller with Joel Silver co-producing. Chris Columbus back in action with a screen adaptation of his novel series House of Secrets. Fox Searchlight producing a biopic of famed singer Susan Boyle, and Johnny Carson also getting the life story treatment. 

Other script sales include:

- Tom Hardy to star in Splinter Cell, based on the mega-popular video game.

- Danny DeVito, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Eddie Murphy join forces for a third installment of Twins (no, no. . . seriously).

- One can hardly type it out, but. . . Star Wars. Episode VII. For real. Geeks and non-geeks everywhere rejoice.

- No relation to Mean Girls, Cameron Diaz and Reese Whitherspoon starring in Mean Moms.

View more script sales

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Script Pipeline Recommends: Table Read My Screenplay


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· Then you'll meet Alvaro for script notes!

Prizes for TOP 10 and TOP 100 Overall!  Accepting Features/Pilots and Shorts.

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New Companies Added: Script Pipeline's Writers Database 

Companies looking for new material and considering new writers in the Writers Database include:

Credence Talent
Castlight Pictures
Moonstone Entertainment
Sobini Films

Become a member and view over 1,000 more listings for agents, managers, and producers. New members also receive a FREE entry to any Script Pipeline Competition.

(use promo code "Newsletter" for 10% off membership)

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