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Script Pipeline Develops Writers for Film and Television

Recent script sales include The Ambassadors and Stuber by Tripper Clancy, 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 the world […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Sold Snow White & the Huntsman to Universal

Script Pipeline execs Chad Clough and Matt Misetich connected Evan Daugherty with management after his script Shrapnel won the 2008 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. SWATH later sold to Universal and grossed $400 million worldwide, Evan went on to write the hugely successful films Divergent, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other upcoming studio projects, including a reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise with MGM and Warner Bros. producing. […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Tripper Clancy on the Rise

In 2014, alum Tripper Clancy sold projects to 20th Century Fox (The Ambassadors), QED International (Winter Break) and will write the animated comedy Shedd for Paramount, as well as the adventure/comedy Stranded for Sony Pictures. In February 2015, Tripper added another major project to his roster when Hasbro hired him to write the screenplay Hacker Camp, based on an idea from Hasbro’s […]

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2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Winners, Runners-up

The winners and runners-up of the 2016 Script Pipeline Screenwriting and TV Writing Competitions were announced Saturday, July 23rd and awarded over $35,000. The private event in Los Angeles connected top industry execs and the finalists, as well as other recent Script Pipeline writers. Australia-based writing team Penelope Chai and Matteo Bernardini won the Grand […]

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Jessica Chastain Starring in Film Co-Written by Script Pipeline Alum

Craig Weeden, discovered through the Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, and Jimmy Palmiotti (Jonah Hex, Ultimate Spider-man) optioned Painkiller Jane to Solipsist Films, and after several years in development, Academy Award Nominee Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty) signed on board to play Jane in November 2016. Weeden, also a former Pipeline “Recommend” writer, placed in the top 20 […]

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Santino Fontana, Dania Ramirez Star in Script Pipeline Finalist Romcom

Galileo, written by Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition finalist Jen Goldson, wrapped production in October 2016 and is set for a 2017 release. Industry partner Jay Silverman (Girl on the Edge), who directed the romcom, picked up the project in 2015. Silverman and producer Bethany Cerrona met Goldson at the annual Script Pipeline writer/industry event in Los Angeles. […]

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“Prom Queen,” Script Pipeline Screenwriting Contest Winner, Optioned

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition winner Prom Queen, written by Debbie Chesebro and Tyson FitzGerald, has been optioned by Classy Films, a production company headed by Jeremy Garelick (The Wedding Ringer, The Break-Up). After winning the 2010 contest, the teen comedy made the rounds to a number of companies in Script Pipeline’s industry network. Though the […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Signs with Madhouse and UTA

A few weeks after Script Pipeline sent the 2015 finalist/winner loglines industry-wide, Screenwriting Competition winner Henry Dunham was picked up by Madhouse Entertainment (Prisoners). Agency powerhouse UTA followed soon after. “While I’m a little surprised he found representation so quick, I’m not at all surprised it happened,” said Script Pipeline Director of Development Matt Misetich. “It was inevitable. And […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Finalist Script Produced – Released April 2016

A top 20 finalist in the 2010 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, Precious Cargo,  written by Max Adams, released theatrically and on DVD in April 2016. The Lionsgate action/thriller stars Bruce Willis, Claire Forlani, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Adams also directed. He’s currently writing an adaptation of The Risk Agent with Michael Lerner (Love & Mercy). Submit to the 2016 […]

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Script Pipeline Finalists Attached to Direct Universal’s “Mama” Sequel

Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch, finalists of the 2011 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition (Shed), are tabbed to direct the sequel to Universal’s horror Mama.  The writer/director duo gained a considerable amount of attention after their breakout hit film Starry Eyes premiered at SXSW, receiving favorable reviews from Entertainment Weekly, RogerEbert.com, Variety, and critics nationwide. The film stars Alex Essoe […]

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