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“Recommend” Writer Mark Mahon Directs Award-Winning Feature

Strength and Honour, a huge festival hit worldwide, was developed through Script Pipeline and received a “Recommend” grade in 2007. Writer/director Mark Mahon received tremendous accolades for the Irish drama starring Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs, The Hateful Eight) and legendary actor Richard Chamberlain (The Thorn Birds). The film won 22 awards worldwide in 2008, and Mahon and Madsen were interviewed on NBC’s The […]

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February 2009 Script Sales

One of the more notable developments this year so far: the musical “Damn Yankees” is set for a remake, with Jim Carrey and Jake Gyllenhaall confirmed as leads. As anticipated, “Friday the 13th” will see a second incarnation, and for those interested in further reliving the 80s, “The Neverending Story” has been given the green […]

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January 2009 Script Sales

Adaptations (and an adaptation of an adaptation) continue to share the spotlight with a spattering of comedies, science fiction, crime dramas, and family scripts. Notable sales include: –“Cowboy Bebop,” based on the popular Japanese anime series. Keanu Reeves set to star. –A Cher and Jonny Knoxville (not a typo) project, “The Drop-Out” –A Warner Bros. […]

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2008 Screenwriting Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winners A Mate for Lonesome George by Sharon Clark Freebird by Hilary Graham Neither by Christian Heinze Shrapnel by Evan Daugherty Finalists Alpha Male by Spanner Spencer A Revolution in Urination by Christian Heinze Beckwourth by James K. M. Watts Drill Queen by Andrea Seybold & Kate Wharton Hidden by Noah Ruderman His Fair Lady by Russell Bryan Sommers Honor Bound by Michael Amato […]

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2007 Screenwriting Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winners Fuel by James Roman & Chris Donaldson Living in Limbo by Mike Amato Monstrous Passions by Deborah Baxtrom The Rise of Fred Amazing by Scott Cunningham Finalists Bad Rap by Mark Grisar Birdman McGee: World’s Greatest Demolition Derby Driver by Todd Shapiro Broken Hearts Revenge Club by Ian Schnee Canaries by Craig Cambria Deadbeat Boyfriends by Marc Conklin Doll by Edward Windus […]

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2006 Screenwriting Contest Finalists

Grand Prize Winners Control;Alt;Delete by David Flores Fragile by Eric Maran Spy Camp by Frank Naccarato Tucker by Travis Simmons Finalists Bad Girl by Dave Richards Cougar Run by Sean Kelly Dark Mission by Mark Marinovich Davinci’s Angels by Baron Brady Home by Matthew Allen Infected by Steve Nolan Last Arrow of Eros by Michael Starrbury The Macabre World of Lavendar Williams by Nicolas Del Gado The […]

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Creative Screenwriting Reviews Script Pipeline Competition in 2006

by Peter Clines April, 2006 SCRIPT P.I.M.P. (aka Script Pipeline) SCREENWRITING COMPETITION Now heading into its third year, the Script P.I.M.P. (Pipeline Into Motion Pictures) Screenwriting Competition sprung out of a recurring complaint Chadwick Clough was hearing in his online community. “Our writer clients continued to express their frustration with smaller screenplay competitions and we […]

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AMC’s Sunday Morning Shootout Recommends Script Pipeline

Discussing script coverage, producer Peter Bart remarked Script Pipeline (formerly Script P.I.M.P.) as his favorite. Since 2003, development and consultation services from Script Pipeline have linked over 100 writers to the industry, with numerous feature screenplays and TV pilots optioned, sold, and produced. As of 2016, Pipeline alumni have sold over $6 million in specs to studios and have written […]

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