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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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

From the start, the competition has leveraged our deep relationships with Hollywood’s top agents, managers, producers, and executives and consistently assembled a “who’s who” panel of 25 judges for each and every competition. This year is no exception, with judges participating from Paradigm, APA, Energy Entertainment, Circle of Confusion, Di Novi Pictures, Bellevue, and many more.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early July 9, 2017 $65
Regular August 6, 2017 $75
Late August 27, 2017 $85 6
Final September 10, 2017 $95 20

10% discount for Tracking Board members. See website for additional entry options.

Notification: Top 25 Announced: October 26, 2017
Top 10 Announced: November 2, 2017
Feedback Notes Returned: November 2, 2017
Winners Announced: November 14, 2017

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

Grand Prize | 3 Winners Selected
  • You will be flown to Los Angeles for an exclusive Launch Pad industry event in your honor, featuring dozens of our judges, agents, managers, executives, producers, mentors, and fellow writers and Launch Pad Alums.
  • You and your project will be showcased individually to agents, managers, executives, and producers who are looking for new clients, new projects, and new writers. We specifically curate a meeting list for each winner based on their individual material, and what you, the writer, want to achieve now and in your career overall.
  • You will be featured in an exclusive interview, which will be hosted on The Tracking Board, and shared with the town as part of our Launch Pad Alum awareness campaigns.
  • Your project will be announced on our sites and via press release and industry newsletter via The Tracking Board, Launch Pad, and our partners to more than 50,000 readers and industry members worldwide.
  • You and your project will be presented to the entertainment industry in both our “Best Writers of the Year” booklet and our annual “Launch Pad Alum” booklet. Your project will be featured in a special Launch Pad section of our annual Hit List, Young & Hungry List, and Spec Book. You will receive an exclusive alumni profile on The Launch Pad website that highlights your project as well as your bio and upcoming works.
  • Your work will be read, reviewed, and voted on by each of our 25 esteemed judges.
  • You will receive a free 1-Year Membership (or extension) to The Tracking Board.
  • You will receive 1 free entry into any future Launch Pad Competition of your choosing.
  • You will receive 1 free Studio Coverage from our Launch Pad Coverage Program.
  • Lastly, you will be invited to join our Launch Pad Community of over 600 writers who came before you, where you can meet those who came before you, ask questions, work together, and network with a group of smart and passionate people who started in the same shoes you’re about to step into.
Please see website for additional awards.

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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?
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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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?
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Launch Pad Announces Top 10 Features

The Tracking Board has announced the top 10 scripts of the Launch Pad Features Script Competition:

ARCADIA
Writer: Robert Dunn & Ryan Trevino
Logline: Set during the Greek War of Independence, Lord Byron and a rag tag team of adventurers must find an ancient treasure that can turn the tide of war.

BLUFF, THE
Writer: Darius Turbak
Logline: When a well-intentioned police informant discovers the cops he snitches to are dirtier than he is, he must race against time to save his family and put the real criminals behind bars.

COOTIES
Writer: Frank Longo
Logline: When a meteor brings an outbreak of space bugs who infect their victims and make them behave like overgrown two-year olds, an unlikely group of kids must find a way to thwart them, save their parents, and stop the potential downfall of civilization.

DARKLANDS
Writer: Paul Sheridan
Logline: In the wake of a mutating alien virus, a family must risk their lives to save a young infant who may be the cure to saving the world.

FOUR SWORDS
Writer: Amit Bhaumik
Logline: An antiquities thief finds himself locked in a centuries old struggle of good and evil when he steals a sword imbued with mythical powers.

H.O.V. (HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE)
Writer: Jacob Isser
Logline: On the verge of winning a high-stakes rideshare competition, three childhood friends pick up an extra passenger who turns out to be a fugitive on the run, turning their routine commute into the carpool from hell.

INTRO TO CREATION
Writer: Adam Goldstein
Logline: A comedic retelling of the Book of Genesis from the perspective that God is a 15 year old misfit with no faith in himself and our world is his half-assed Introduction to Creation class project.

MATRIARCH
Writer: Eric Koenig
Logline: A prison psychologist has just 48-hours to convince a serial killer to tell her the location of her final victim before she’s executed.

PILLS
Writer: Andrew Bluestone
Logline: After years of monotony caring for her Parkinson’s-afflicted husband, a woman must decide whether or not to hold true to her wedding vows when she meets a man who has embraced a new life.

SHIVERS, THE
Writer: Michael Van Waes
Logline: A young man discovers he’s half demon and that he inadvertently possesses anyone he’s attracted to. When his first love/accidental possession returns from the psych ward, he hopes to make amends, unaware that she’s come back for revenge.

Updated: 11/24/2014
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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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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