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Write/LA

Write/LA

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Los Angeles, CA

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

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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Objective

Write/LA is dedicated to helping writers improve their craft so they can find success in the ultra-competitive world of screenwriting. We award three writers of either feature or television projects the opportunity to come to Los Angeles to improve their craft, experience the industry (which means meeting people currently working in it), and have their work celebrated at an exclusive live read.

Why are we different? We’re tired of contests that promise big breaks but don’t deliver. The only way to succeed in this business is mastering your craft. That’s why we focus on helping writers who are on the cusp improve their skills, gain exposure to real people in the industry, and see their words come to life through a one-of-a-kind live read event. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Earlybird June 5, 2019 $45 15
Standard June 25, 2019 $60 35
Final July 15, 2019 $75 55

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Notification:

Quarterfinalists (Top 50) Announced – October 1st, 2019;
Semi-finalists (Top 15) Announced – October 15, 2019;
Finalists (Top 8) Announced – November 1, 2019;
Winners (Top 3) Announced – November 15, 2019

Grand Prize Experience – December 5-7 2019

Rules

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

Awards

3 Grand Prize Winners receive…
  • Domestic airfare and a 3-night hotel stay in Los Angeles
  • A private 2-day screenwriting lab in Los Angeles
  • Up to 25 pages of your script read on stage by professional actors in front of a theater audience in LA
  • Breakfasts with Industry Insiders
  • 1 free copy Movie Magic Screenwriter 6
  • 3 screenwriting books (your choice of five options) courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • Written feedback on your script from a working Industry Insider
  • A professional logline polish by Angela Bourassa, founder of LA Screenwriter
  • All of the finalist prizes…
8 Finalists receive…
  • Written feedback on your script from a working Industry Insider
  • 1 free copy Movie Magic Screenwriter 6
  • 2 screenwriting books (your choice of five options) courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • A 10-minute feedback phone call after the contest wraps with head judge Tim Schildberger
  • A professional logline polish by Angela Bourassa
  • All of the semifinalist prizes…
15 Semifinalists receive…
  • 1 free copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6
  • 1 free screenwriting book (your choice of five options) courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • A 10-minute feedback phone call after the contest wraps with head judge Tim Schildberger
  • A professional logline polish by Angela Bourassa
  • Your logline posted on the Write/LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites
  • All of the quarterfinalist prizes…
50 Quarterfinalists receive… – A voucher to purchase Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 for $50 (regular price $249.95) – 25% off LiveRead/LA entries & services for one year – 2 tickets to the invite-only Grand Prize Live Read in Los Angeles in December 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: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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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: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Write/LA Names Contest Finalists

Write/LA has announced their 2018 Screenplay Contest finalists. The grand prize announcement will be made on December 15.

  • Jonathan Dillon – Artificial
  • Michelle Davidson & Jeffrey Field – No Man’s Land
  • Francisco Infante – Safe Rides
  • Meredith Levine & Andrew Stone – The Mentor
  • Jeff Patneaude – Rogues
  • Joshua Singer – I Call Shotgun
  • Zachary Tomlinson – Desert 10
  • Jenna Wycoff – Vamp

Updated: 12/11/2018
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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: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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