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Notable success stories from competition finalists and winners, “Recommend” writers, and others discovered by Script Pipeline.

Evan Daugherty to Direct Feature for Dimension

Announced in May 2014: Screenwriting Competition winner Evan Daugherty, writer of Divergent and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, will direct Ink and Bone for Dimension Films. The script, from Zak Olkewicz, made the 2013 Blood List as one of the best horror specs of the year. Lee Clay (Comet) producing. Evan is developing multiple projects for […]

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Paramount Animation Hires Script Pipeline Contest Winner

As of February 2014, Tripper Clancy, winner of the 2010 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, will write Shedd for Paramount Animation. Oscar-winning director John Kahrs (Paperman) to direct. Tripper found management with a Pipeline industry contact shortly after his 2010 contest win. He most recently sold the comedy The Ambassadors to 20th Century Fox in December […]

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Fox Purchases Comedy from Script Pipeline Contest Winner

20th Century Fox, the studio that gave Script Pipeline contest winner Tripper Clancy his first big break, will helm his ensemble comedy The Ambassadors, with Danny Boon to direct and Invention Films co-producing. Tripper won the Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition, signed with a manager after introductions by Pipeline execs, and landed a job developing new […]

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Script Pipeline Contest Winner Writing GI Joe 3 for Paramount

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition winner Evan Daugherty tabbed to write G.I. Joe 3 for director Jon M. Chu and Paramount. Lorenzo di Bonaventura producing. It’s the fourth major studio writing assignment for Daugherty. Former projects included Divergent, Ninja Turtles, Snow White and the Huntsman, and in 2008, months after winning the Pipeline contest, an adaptation […]

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