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In This Issue

1) CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Writing Competitions

2) $75 Notes from Script Pipeline - Expires 9/15

3) Script Sales - August

4) Early Deadline 9/15: Student Screenwriting Competition

5) Script Pipeline's Writers Database - Free Contest Entry

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Writing Competitions

Now Open.

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition


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$75 Notes from Script Pipeline - Expires 9/15

Writers Workshop

The one-time reduced rate on general script notes is extended until September 15th for the Script Pipeline community. Receive notes for $75 from a Script Pipeline development executive, covering everything from concept and plot to marketability. Click here for a notes sample.

All submissions are graded, and Considers or Recommend scripts receive additional assistance with industry circulation to over 200 companies in Script Pipeline's network, including Benderspink, Paradigm, and Lakeshore Entertainment. 

Email with a request to submit as well as a copy of your script. All requests MUST be received by midnight PST on September 15th.

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Script Sales - August


File this under the "Why Not?" category: Avatar part two, three, and four, all in development with James Cameron and a handful of co-writers. Early box office estimates are approximately $7 gillion. Also getting the sequel special, The Bourne Identity 5. Some dramas and period scripts were in the mix as well, including The Esperanza Fire, from Legendary Pictures, based on the true story, as well as the Ron Howard project In the Heart of the Sea, a survival tale about a stranded whaling ship in the 1800s. And on a lighter note, a fully animated Scooby-Doo film is in the works.

Other script sales include:

- Vertigo taking the wheel on Stephen King's epic story The Stand

- The Twilight Zone movie seems to be on the right track, at long last.

- Comedian Amy Schumer bringing her talents to the big screen, both writing and acting, in an as-of-yet untitled comedy with Judd Apatow.

- Warner Bros. helming Merlin, from the novel series about the young wizard.

View more 2013 script sales

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Early Deadline 9/15: Student Screenwriting Competition

Recognizing the tremendous growth of aspiring filmmakers and creative professionals, Script Pipeline has created a contest with the specific intent of finding the next up-and-coming student screenwriter--and at an extremely low entry fee of $15 per script.

To level the playing field, the 2nd Annual Student Screenwriting Competition is open to qualified entrants who are a 2013 graduate or are currently enrolled in a university, junior college, or certified film school. Students may submit a feature-length script in ANY genre or budget range. Non-film majors and graduate students are welcome to enter as well.

This is an international competition, and student writers worldwide are welcome to submit.

EARLY DEADLINE: September 15th, 2013


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Script Pipeline's Writers Database 

Now a 5-year membership until September 1st

Search companies looking for material and considering new writers in the Writers Database.

Become a member and view over 1,000 more listings for agents, managers, and producers. New members also receive:

- discounts on professional script notes

- one entry to any Script Pipeline Competition, including the 2013 First Look Project

- one-on-one assistance with logline and query reviews


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