Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

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The Launch Pad Competitions have led to more signings, success stories and careers than any other screenwriting competition. With nearly a decade of experience in promoting up-and-coming writers, The Launch Pad Competition has firmly established itself as the premier hub for Hollywood to discover fresh voices and new ideas. We advocate for all of our Top 100 finalists, working with them to develop compelling bios and loglines, and sharing their work with the right industry members to advance their career.

Our prestigious juries of industry members include managers, agents, producers and executives at companies across Hollywood. We also offer exclusive partnerships with management and production companies to give writers an extra leg up. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 08/14/2020

Notification: Top 100: NOVEMBER 19, 2020
Top 50: DECEMBER 10, 2020
Top 10: JANUARY 7, 2021
Winners: JANUARY 28, 2021

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

The Launch Pad Competition is focused on identifying, discovering and helping launch the careers of our writers. Whether you make the quarter-finalists or win it all in any of our competitions, we work with you to help polish your work, prepare for meetings, craft you pitch, identify your follow up projects, and prepare yourself for anything that comes your way on the journey to becoming a professional writer.

Top 100 Finalists
  • 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 100,000 readers and industry members worldwide.
  • You and your project will be featured in both our individual Launch Pad Competition Booklet, as well as our Annual Launch Pad Alum Booklet, both of which are shared with our industry network and beyond, including agents, managers, producers, executives and other creatives seeking new material and clients.
  • You will receive a free 1-Year Membership (or extension) to The Tracking Board.
Top 10
  • Everything the Top 100 Finalists receive, plus…
  • 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.
  • Your work will be read, reviewed, and voted on by each of our esteemed judges.
  • You will receive 1 free entry into any future Launch Pad Competition of your choosing.
Grand Prize | 3 Winners Selected
  • Everything the Top 10 receive, plus…
  • You will be invited to our annual Launch Pad Party celebrating you and the other Launch Pad Winners of the year. This will be an exclusive industry event centered on showcasing and honoring you and your work, while also introducing you to agents, managers, executives, producers, and other creatives. This is a private guest list event tailored toward our winners from the year, and including some of our previous judges, mentors, partners and past Launch Pad Alums.
Guaranteed Option Prize: Romark Entertainment
  • A Minimum of 1 project will be selected from our exclusive development partner to receive an option agreement for their Launch Pad project.
  • To qualify for this prize, entrants must have selected the “Guaranteed Option” add-on when submitting their project.
  • This prize, as with all add-on prizes is not decided upon by placement in the competition. Regardless of whether the project entered makes any finalist round, your project will still be in contention for this prize until the competition ends.
Guaranteed Signing Prize: Recon Literary
  • A Minimum of 1 writer will be selected for representation by our exclusive signing partner(s).
  • To qualify for this prize, entrants must have selected the “Guaranteed Signing” add-on when submitting their project.
  • This prize, as with all add-on prizes is not decided upon by placement in the competition. Regardless of whether the project entered makes any finalist round, your project will still be in contention for this prize until the competition ends.
Mentorship Program Selections | 4 Winners Selected
  • A Minimum of 4 writers (1 per mentor) will be selected by our mentors to enter our 2020 Launch Pad Mentorship Program.
  • To qualify for this prize, entrants must have selected the “Mentorship Program” add-on when submitting their project.
  • This prize, as with all add-on prizes is not decided upon by placement in the competition. Regardless of whether the project entered makes any finalist round, your project will still be in contention for this prize until the competition ends.

Launch Pad Feature

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Web:
https://tblaunchpad.com/feature/
Email:
contests@tracking-board.com

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Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
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Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

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Web:
https://tblaunchpad.com/feature/
Email:
contests@tracking-board.com

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
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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

Launch Pad Screenwriting Competition

Contact

Web:
https://tblaunchpad.com/feature/
Email:
contests@tracking-board.com

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
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