Write LA

Write LA

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Los Angeles, CA

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Email:
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Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

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Objective

**A Moviebytes Top Screenplay Contest for 2020**

Now in our third season, Write LA gives a writer the opportunity to fly to LA, stay at The Standard Hollywood, meet with helpful Industry Insiders, hear their entire script read on stage by professional actors in a Los Angeles theater, and be considered for representation.

The winner and finalists have their scripts considered for circulation to managers and agents by our sponsor, Roadmap Writers. The semifinalists receive free feedback from head judge Tim Schildberger. Other prizes include copies of Final Draft 11, screenwriting books from Michael Wiese Productions, and invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event. We even give a free gift to everyone who enters each year!

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Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/15/2020

WinningScripts Pro $5 Off Coupon

Notification:
Semifinalists (Top 15) Announced – September 15, 2020;
Finalists (Top 5) Announced – October 1, 2020;
Winner Announced – October 7, 2020

Grand Prize Weekend – November 6-7 2020

Rules

Please visit http://write-la.com/rules/ to read the official rules.

Awards

The Winner receives…
  • Targeted promotion by Roadmap Writers to their network of managers, agents, and development execs (Roadmap has helped over 100 writers get repped so far!)
  • Domestic airfare and a two-night hotel stay at The Standard Hollywood
  • Q&A meetings with two Industry Insiders specifically chosen to match your interests and career goals. (Past Insiders have included a Warner Brothers exec, a Showrunner, and a network television writer.)
  • Your entire script read on stage by professional actors in front of a theater audience in LA
  • A professionally edited video recording of the script read posted online
  • A free copy of Final Draft 11 courtesy of Final Draft
  • 3 screenwriting books courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • A professional logline polish
  • A sweet trophy
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites
The Finalists receive…
  • Targeted promotion by Roadmap Writers to their network of managers, agents, and development execs
  • A free copy of Final Draft 11 courtesy of Final Draft
  • 2 screenwriting books courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • Invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event in November 2020
  • A professional logline polish
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites
The Semifinalists receive...
  • Written feedback on your script from head judge Tim Schildberger
  • 1 free screenwriting book courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • Invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event in November 2020
  • A professional logline polish
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites

Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
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Contest News

Write/LA Names Grand Prize Winners

Write/LA has announced their Grand Prize Winner for 2019. Nick Alverson, Paula Dixon and Clint Williams will come to LA for two days of masterclasses followed by an invite-only Grand Prize Live Read event at Raleigh Studios on December 7, 2019.

2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners

Nick Alverson – CHICAGO PIZZA | half hour pilot
After a beloved co-worker dies in the line of duty, a hot-shot pizza delivery crew faced with the biggest order of their lives must get in their gas-guzzling clunkers, fire up the pizza oven after-burners, and prove that the most important ingredient in a pizza… is teamwork.

Paula Dixon – THE TRUE STORY OF THE SS REX | half hour pilot
In 1938, a self-made millionaire and his gutsy right-hand woman team up to run a gambling ship off the coast of Los Angeles.

Clint Williams – FREEDOM FORT | feature, historical action/adventure
Two runaway slaves escape to a fort abandoned by the British and start leading daring raids in search of one man’s wife, but their hope for a new beginning shatters when US troops attack. Based on true events.

2019 Write/LA Finalists and Semifinalists

Carrie Anderson – ON WATER | feature, true drama – FINALIST
Robbed of her Olympic dream by cancer, a rowing champion meets an African American boy who wishes he could try the sport she loves and together they take on Philadelphia’s establishment to create a rowing club for inner-city kids. Based on a true story.

Sabrina Besla – ANGRY JUNE | hour pilot
June Stone has anger management problems – living life through her manic, psychotic, sinister id hasn’t helped. Her twisted view on reality becomes much worse when she inherits the family business: the biggest record label in America.

Pedro Bonano – WOLF MOTHER | feature, horror comedy – FINALIST
A pair of brothers working the same drug bust must protect the city and save their relationship when the drugs turn out to be a serum used to raise a powerful werewolf.

Joe Brukner – KHAN | hour pilot
In the wake of his shocking death, Genghis Khan’s illegitimate favorite daughter faces off against his heirs as they battle for control of his empire.

Sarah Casey – ARRANGEMENTS | hour pilot – FINALIST
A death-obsessed tomboy grows up above a small-town Kentucky funeral home run by a controlling widow and her recovering-alcoholic sister in law — who’s secretly in love with her.

Michael Corleone – I SEE YOU | half hour pilot – FINALIST
After stumbling into an outgoing but completely invisible woman, an introverted college student reluctantly agrees to help her unravel the secrets behind her mysterious circumstances.

Justin Moran – RUST | hour pilot – FINALIST
While scraping out a living in the asteroid belt, a crew of hard-luck miners happen upon an old shipwreck that catapults them into the path of bounty hunters, terrorists, and a massive mining conglomerate set on keeping old mistakes buried.

Matthew Neff – SIGHT SINGING | half hour pilot
Two clueless yet confident college A Capella singers navigate their way through auditions, rehearsals, kidnapping, manslaughter, and other everyday hijinks.

Craig Peters – THE MYTHICAL GOLDEN TROUT | feature, comedy
When a cash-strapped family camping in the Sierras discovers a huge nugget of gold, they’re forced to flee into the wilderness to evade the local police chief and his posse of clueless misfits who will stop at nothing to steal it from them.

Tom Santos – EXPATRIADOS | hour pilot
After the occupation and dissolution of the US, an American refugee living in Mexico investigates the disappearances of her fellow expatriados — all the while battling haunting memories of her journey to the border.

Sai Saripella – BURGERS AND BIRYANI | half hour pilot
A liberal-minded couple elope to California and start their family, but years later, their home becomes the site of a cultural tug-of-war when the wife’s traditional Indian parents move in.

Delraj Takher – CONVERSATIONS WITH THE NIGHT DEMON | feature, mockumentary
A documentarian finds himself at the center of a deadly game of one-upmanship when his intended subject — the feared but dull Midwest Strangler — and a sophisticated new serial killer vie for his attention.

If any industry professionals would like to learn more about these writers or these scripts, please contact Tim Schildberger at tim@write-la.com.

Updated: 11/15/2019

Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
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