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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Script Pipeline First Look Project

Contact

2633 Lincoln Blvd. #701
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Web: Click here
Email: entry@scriptpipeline.com

Contact: Matt Misetich, Contest Director

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
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Objective

To discover innovative, marketable, high-concept projects for studio-level development, including feature screenplays, TV material, and media content.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 10/15/2017

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Notification: March, 2018

Rules

We accept completed scripts, media, or pitches that fall into the following categories:

  • Studio-level feature screenplays (must be action/adventure, comedy, drama, horror/thriller, or sci-fi/fantasy)
  • Original teleplays; any genre, cable or network
  • Media such as short films, webseries, clips, or other short-form narrative or documentary content

If submitting a pitch only, a 1-2 page synopsis or full treatment is acceptable. Entries can be submitted into more than one category for separate entry fees. Animation is allowed for any category, including Media. Please review the rules and restrictions below to avoid disqualification.

  • The script is not currently under a representation, option, or purchase agreement.
  • Entries in the screenwriting genre categories must be intended for a studio market.
  • Writers who have sold, optioned, or produced scripts in the past are eligible; however, the material submitted to First Look must not have been produced as a feature or TV series. There are otherwise no restrictions on amateur or professional status. The First Look Project is open to writers of all levels.
  • Preference may be given to material that has not seen wide circulation.
  • The material is wholly original, or you retain the rights to the work submitted and can submit proof of such.

Awards

The First Look Project is focused primarily on connecting the winners with specific film and TV producers, in addition to monetary prizes across all categories.

Screenplay:
  • $2,000 to the winner of each genre category (Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror/Thriller, Sci-fi/Fantasy). $10,000 awarded in total.
  • Initial circulation to the company sponsoring the winner’s category (Action/Adventure – QC Entertainment, Comedy – Panay Films, Drama – Silent R Management and QC Entertainment, Horror/Thriller – Good Fear Film + Management, Sci-fi/Fantasy – Lakeshore Entertainment), plus long-term facilitation to Script Pipeline’s broader industry network.
  • Additional material review and assistance in getting other scripts into circulation on a case-by-case basis.
Teleplay:
  • $2,000 to the winner.
  • Initial circulation to the company sponsoring the Teleplay category (Madhouse Entertainment), plus other companies seeking original TV pilots.
  • Additional material review and assistance in getting other scripts into circulation on a case-by-case basis.
Short Film:
  • $2,000 to the winner.
  • Initial circulation to the companies sponsoring the Short Film category (Silent R Management and Good Fear Film + Management), plus other companies looking for directors, writers, and emerging filmmakers.
  • Assistance from Script Pipeline development executives to review any script or treatment adaptation of the short film or pilot.
  • Additional circulation for other material from the winners and finalists.

Script Pipeline First Look Project

Contact

2633 Lincoln Blvd. #701
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Web: Click here
Email: entry@scriptpipeline.com

Contact: Matt Misetich, Contest Director

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Contact

2633 Lincoln Blvd. #701
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Web: Click here
Email: entry@scriptpipeline.com

Contact: Matt Misetich, Contest Director

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Script Pipeline Names First Look Winners

Script Pipeline has announced the winners and finalists of their 2015 First Look Project, a genre-specific competition searching for studio-level material and original TV pilots.

Selected scripts:

SCREENWRITING

Action / Adventure
Bury Your Dead by Rick McGovern - Winner
Zero Days by Ilan Benjamin - Finalist

Comedy
Whoever She Is by Josh Staman - Winner
Dirt Brown and the Seven Laborers by Michael Cummings - Finalist
Sluts by Eric Bergemann - Finalist

Horror / Thriller
The Gates by Laura West - Winner
The Aberrant by Kevin Luu & Kelly Luu - Finalist

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Skyhook by Nicole Eilers & Michael Eilers - Winner
The Lazarus Effect by Graham Parke - Finalist
Stranded by David Hogan & Frank D'Angeli - Finalist

TELEPLAY
Sugar Land by RB Ripley - Winner
Across the Line by Heidi Putallaz - Finalist
Bitter Ghosts by Bradley Martocello - Finalist
Funderland by Sasha Perl-Raver - Finalist
Hosers by Jacob Isser - Finalist
The Lucky Ones by Victoria Arevalos - Finalist

ADAPTATION
Wonderland by Daniel Baig - Winner
By Noble Means by Stephen Barber - Finalist

MEDIA
Dream Writers - Winner
Created by Nathan Bach, Dalton Lilley, Shea Castle, & Ben Owen
Directed by Nathan Bach & Dalton Lilley
Written by Ben Owen
Selfers - Finalist
Written and Directed by Michele Bizzi

All writers receive consultation and development assistance, in addition to long-term industry circulation. The 2016 season will open April 1st.

Updated: 03/25/2016
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Script Pipeline First Look Project

Contact

2633 Lincoln Blvd. #701
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Web: Click here
Email: entry@scriptpipeline.com

Contact: Matt Misetich, Contest Director

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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