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Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: sadie@stage32.com

Contact: Sadie Dean

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
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Objective

OUR WINNERS GET RESULTS

Over the years, our contest winners and finalists have been signed, optioned, put in development, staffed and secured high level meetings with some of the top executives and companies in the film industry. Our track record with the Search for New Blood has been off the charts. Now we’re back with this incredibly popular contest designed to give our horror and thriller writers the chance to have their work exposed to some of the top execs in the industry! Our top 3 winners will get exclusive meetings with executives. ALL Finalists will have their loglines exposed to the over 500 industry execs who work with Stage 32.

Let’s scare up some success!

Our Track Record

You know that we pride ourselves on creating opportunities that give our talented members access beyond the gatekeepers and this contest is no exception. Our previous winners have had incredible success:

Winner Glenn Forbes signed with manager Infinity Management International. His script is now set up with Glider Films.

Winner Frank Ponce signed with 3 Arts Entertainment and now has a mini series in development with Atlas Entertainment (American Hustle) and Universal.

Winner William Jeffrey's script is now under consideration at the Safran Company.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 11/15/2017

Notification: January 10th 2018: quarter-finalists announced on Stage 32. January 17th 2018: semi-finalists announced on Stage 32. January 24th 2018: Top 13 finalists announced on Stage 32. February 7th 2018: Winners will be announced on Stage 32.

Rules

Entrant Rules
  • Void where prohibited by law.
  • Adults only can enter.
  • Entrant agrees to Stage32.com terms and conditions.
  • The Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest is not a game of chance. All material is read and reviewed by industry professionals.
  • All quarterfinalists, semi-finalists, finalists and winners are subjectively determined by our judges.
  • Entrant must not have received compensation totaling over $25,000 USD for television or motion picture writing, options or sales.
  • There is no limit to the number of screenplays an Entrant can enter. The same screenplay cannot be submitted multiple times under different names. If so, you will be disqualified.
  • Entrant must not be an immediate family member or friend of any of the judges or their respective companies.
  • Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.
Screenplay Rules
  • Screenplays should be written in English and in standard industry format.
  • Screenplays must be in .pdf format, no exceptions.
  • Screenplay must be the original work of the Entrant and may not be based whole or in part on any fictional or non-fictional material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced for which the Entrant does not have rights.
  • The rights to the Entrant’s screenplay should not have been previously optioned or sold.
  • Entrant's screenplay must not have been produced or have won any contests.
  • After a screenplay is entered, no new drafts or corrected pages can be made by the Entrant. No exceptions.
  • Entrants must submit screenplays and payment online.

Awards

Grand Prize Winner:
  • Plane ticket to Los Angeles
  • Meeting with various executives, managers and producers
  • Guest appearance on Stage 32's "On Stage With RB" broadcast, seen by over 2,000 filmmakers around the world!
  • Private meeting with financier/producer Franco Sama, who's produced over 20 indie films including over a dozen thriller/horror/suspense films including The Livingston Gardner, The Hand of Now, Cut/Print, Surrounded by Ghosts, Black Limousine, Blood Ties, Death’s Door, Tooth and Nail and more! Cocktail hour with various executive contest judges
  • Script title and logline listed on Stage 32
  • Logline sent to over 500 industry executives, managers, agents and producers
1st Runner Up:
  • Two Skype meetings with an industry executive
  • Script development notes from a Stage 32 executive
  • 3 Stage 32 Happy Writers online pitch sessions
  • Script title and logline listed on Stage 32
  • Logline sent to over 500 industry executives, managers, agents and producers
2nd Runner Up:
  • One Skype meeting with an industry executive
  • Script development notes from a Stage 32 executive
  • 2 Stage 32 Happy Writers online pitch sessions
  • Script title and logline listed on Stage 32
  • Logline sent to over 500 industry executives, managers, agents and producers

All Finalists:

The loglines of all finalists will be posted in a special section of Stage 32 where any of the 500 industry executives we work with will be able to view them. If there is interest beyond the logline, we will facilitate the communication between the exec and the writer.

Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: sadie@stage32.com

Contact: Sadie Dean

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: sadie@stage32.com

Contact: Sadie Dean

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Search for New Blood Names Contest Finalists

Stage 32 and the Blood List have announced the finalists of their 2014 Search for New Blood Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 10/15/2014

Stage 32 Happy Writers Search for New Blood Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: sadie@stage32.com

Contact: Sadie Dean

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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