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Vertigo Films (UK) picks up "The Whole Hog" by Tom Melia and Nathan Bryon
Echo Lake Productions picks up "Untitled Sandy Hook Series" by Robin Swicord and Sarah Koskoff
"Rock Camp" by Steve Basilone sells to Fox Broadcasting
Reshet Media makes a deal with Ron Ninio, Amir Oren, and Sharon Bar-Ziv for "The Clinic"
WGA Nominees Announced for 2023 Awards

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023

The Writers Guild of America Awards announced its 2023 nominations for writing during 2022.
Oscar Nominations Announced for 2023 Awards

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023

Nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards which honor the films of 2022 were announced today.

WGA Awards TV Nominations for 2022

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023

The WGA announced the nominations today for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2022.
80th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

In a telecast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the awards were given out to the winners of this year's Golden Globe winners.



2/25/2023    Hollywood Just4Shorts Screenplay Contest
  The winning short script will be sent out to our contacts in Hollywood who will consider you for representation or adaptation rights. The winning scripts of each round will also be entered into the annual awards competition for a chance to win a $500 cash prize.
2/25/2023    Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest
  Breaking Walls is the leading screenplay contest for writers in the thriller genre. Hollywood literary reps and production companies have agreed to receive the winning script as well as consider all of the finalists' loglines. Plus, the winner receives a free Script Listing from our sponsors at InkTip, where hundreds of other reps and producers can also find your contest winning screenplay!
4/3/2023    Scriptapalooza Screenwriting Competition
  Since 1998 - Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition

From choosing our judges to creating opportunities, our top priority has always been the writer. We surround ourselves with reputable and successful companies, including the many producers, literary agents, and managers who read your scripts.

Our past winners have won Emmys, been signed by agents, managers, had their scripts optioned, and even made into movies.

But the most important prize of all is this: Scriptapalooza will promote, pitch, and push the Semifinalists and higher for a full year. No other competition in the world does that.

  • Over $50,000 in prizes awarded
  • Robert McKee endorses Scriptapalooza
  • Over 90 producers reading all the entries
  • We promote the TOP 100 scripts for an entire year
  • Endorsed by Write Brothers Software
    4/3/2023    Scriptapalooza Fellowship
      The fellowship program was developed to honor dedicated writers and to help further their creative process and skills. Writing in itself is a journey and we would like to facilitate the process by giving the fellows the opportunity to be surrounded by like-minded professionals and individuals.
    4/10/2023    PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
      Founded in 2003, the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition is widely recognized as one of the most important sources for new screenwriting talent within the Hollywood community and worldwide.

    Each year the PAGE judges present a total of 31 Awards and over $50,000 in Cash & Prizes in ten different genre categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family Film, Historical Film, Science Fiction, Thriller/Horror, Short Film, TV Drama Pilot, and TV Comedy Pilot.

    Most importantly, the PAGE Awards contest is judged entirely by working professionals in the film and television industry, so all contestants have the opportunity to get their scripts into the hands of people who can truly help advance their careers.
    4/22/2023    Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival
      The Los Angeles Crime and Horror Film Festival is an IMDb qualifying event that aims to increase exposure for crime and horror writers. We accept the many subgenres of crime fiction, mystery, psychological horror, and more. Winners are invited to attend the film screenings and the awards presentation in Hollywood and winning scripts are shared with industry pros.
    5/2/2023    Shore Scripts Short Film Fund
      The Shore Scripts Short Film Fund offers screenwriters and filmmakers an opportunity to have their short film scripts financed and produced. Our Award-Winning Judges including former Fund Winners will decide this season’s Grand Prize Winner. The Spring Season of the 2023 Short Film Fund will award production financing for a new short film. • Grand Prize Winner - A Cash Grant of $15K and support from Shore Scripts to take your short screenplay into production. • 2nd Place Prize - A Cash Prize of $1000 and feedback on their script from one of our esteemed Judges. • Both Winners will win a call with Oscar-nominated producer MARIA GRACIA TURGEON where they can discuss their script and screenwriting career next steps. • Top 5 Finalists – will receive feedback on their scripts from one of our esteemed Judges. • Top 15 Finalists – will have the opportunity to have their scripts read by members of our Industry Roster and Directors. The Short Film Fund was established to commission production projects from emerging screenwriters. As a new writer, getting a script produced is a transformative career milestone that can open new opportunities and help you pitch your stories to producers, managers, and agents. The Fund accepts submissions from writers with scripts they wish to direct or have Shore Scripts attach a director and team to their script and take the project through into production. We also accept submissions from short film projects in production seeking finishing funds. What’s more, ARRI Rental will provide free production equipment rental for the duration of production in any country in which they operate. The Fund welcomes submissions from screenwriters and filmmakers from around the world. We accept short film scripts, web series pilots, animations, and proof-of-concept shorts for TV series and Features. Screenplays must be in English; however, the production can be filmed in any country. We can offer end-to-end support from script development to post-production and promotion. We do not seek to obtain any rights over your script or the resulting film at any time. For those who take the funding, we ask for a production company credit and access to promotional material for the resulting short film to promote the project and fund in the future. Our previous 17 funded short films have played at some of the top film festivals in the world, including Tribeca, BFI London, Austin, Cannes, Encounters, Palm Springs, and many others. Our writers have gone on to gain representation, sold screenplays, and been staffed on TV shows as a direct result of entering. READ MORE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE SHORT FILM FUND: Plus, every writer who enters receives a FREE 18-page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED.




    WGA Nominees Announced for 2023 Awards


    Oscar Nominations Announced for 2023 Awards


    Nominations for the 2023 BAFTA Awards Announced


    WGA Awards TV Nominations for 2022


    80th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners


    2022 Golden Globes Nominations Announced


    2022 Gotham Awards Winners Announced

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