Only 1000 entries will be accepted. Enter early and save! Out of close to three hundred "contest sites," WriteMovies is one of only a handful that has produced movies from winning projects. "The List", was written by WriteMovies winner Marcus Folmar. It featured Jane Lynch (GLEE), Brad Dourif, Illeana Douglas, Wayne Brady and Sydney Poitier and was acquired by Warner Bros. In addition, former winner Jon Rosten has parlayed his success in the contest into getting his project," Valley of Angels". The last contest winner "Magnetic" by Carolyn Kras has been optioned by Diane Nabatoff and is on a fast track for production in 2012.
Hundreds of others have had their scripts optioned and bought and have found representation. Several novels have also been published and plays produced. Production companies, studios and agencies contact us all the time about our winners.
The founder of the company discovered Andrew Niccol who wrote & produced "The Truman Show" for which he received an Academy Nominated. He also discovered Iris Yamashita who received an Academy Nomination for "Letters from Iwo Jima". We succeed when you succeed.
|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Early||April 18, 2013||$29|
|Standard||May 9, 2013||$39|
|Late||June 4, 2013||$49||14|
Flat Fee for Books: $54; Entry + Judging Feedback: $69.
Notification: Quarterfinalists: July 9th; Semis: July 25th; Finalists: August 12th; Winners: Sept. 9th
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Louise's Trattoria in Los Angeles played host to the WriteMovies winners' luncheon on December 12, 2011. Hosted by WriteMovies' Freddie DeLaVega, contest winners from France, Tennessee, New York and Los Angeles were in attendance to meet with industry experts and discuss their future and winning scripts. Also in attendance were former Universal Executive and Producer Peter Saphier, Chris Lockhart, Story Editor at WME, and Creative Executive for Mutual Film Co., Greg Rodgers.
WriteMovies.com has announced their contest #26 finalists.
Hollywood film producer and founder of WriteMovies.com, Alex Ross (The List, 2007- Warner Bros.), has announced that Howard Rosenman has joined the feature project THE CHIMES which he will be co-producing with Mr Ross. The US $20m movie focuses on the cataclysmic love affair in the life of Christmas Carol author Charles Dickens.
Andreas Resch's FRUCHT DER ERKENNTNIS has been named the winner of the 24th WriteMovies.com Screenwriting Competition.
An interview with manager, producer and webmaster Alex Ross of WriteMovies.com.
An interview with screenwriter Craig Berger regarding the WriteMovies.com Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Gil Christner regarding the WriteMovies.com Writing Competition.