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Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Launch Pad Pilots Competition

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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Year six is here, and the competition that has led to more signings, success stories and careers than any other writing competition in the world is now underway. With more than 400 signings, 140 projects set up, 61 writers staffed, 134 appearances on annual best of lists such as the Black List, Blood List, Hit List, and the Young & Hungry List, as well as 6 bidding wars, the Launch Pad Competition has become the premiere hub for Hollywood discovering new talent.

Welcome to the 2015 Launch Pad Pilots Competition. Get ready because this year we are pulling out all the stops.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/14/2019

Notification: Top 25 Announced: AUGUST 20, 2019;
Top 10 Announced: SEPTEMBER 10, 2019;
Feedback Notes Returned: SEPTEMBER 10, 2019;
Winners Announced: SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

Rules

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Awards

GUARANTEED OPTION PRIZE

Our guaranteed option partners have included more than a dozen projects that have been optioned and sold in just the past few years from people such as Ridley Scott, Michael De Luca, Roy Lee, Jeremy Garelick, as well as companies such as Prime Universe, Romark Entertainment, Oil & Cattle and Endgame Entertainment amongst others. We will reveal our 2019 Launch Pad Pilot Option Partners soon!

As in previous competitions, our guaranteed option partner(s) will select a minimum of 1 project from this years competition to option. To be eligible for the guaranteed option prize, all entrants MUST select the “Guaranteed Option” add-on at time of sign up.

GUARANTEED SIGNING PRIZE

Our guaranteed signing partners have included everyone from WME, UTA, Paradigm, ESA, Energy Entertainment, Good Fear Film + Management, Artillery Creative, Anonymous Content, Fourth Wall Management, Verve and Lee Stobby Entertainment amongst others, and this year's partner will continue the trend of pairing highly succesful representation with exceptional new writers.

As in previous competitions, our guaranteed signing partner(s) will select a minimum of 1 writer from this years competition to represent. To be eligible for the guaranteed signing prize, all entrants MUST select the “Guaranteed Signing” add-on at time of sign up.

THE LAUNCH PAD MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Stay Tuned over the next few weeks as we reveal our 2019 Launch Pad Pilot Competition Mentors who will join the ranks of Cormac & Marianne Wibberly (National Treasure), Gary Graham (I Am Legend), Ian Shorr (Training Day), Talia Gonzalez & Bisanne Masoud (Hawaii 5-O, iZombie), Santa Sierra (Narcos), Jason Hellerman (Shovel Buddies), Anthony Cipriano (Bates Motel), Mark Mallouk (Black Mass), Eric Koenig (Matriarch), Daniel Wallace (Big Fish), David Hoffman (Timeless), Zach Robbins (Ballers), Mike Perri (State of Affairs), Andrew Baldwin (The Take), Tal Klein (The Punch Escrow), and many others who came before them. As in previous competitions, each of our mentors or mentor teams will select a minimum of 1 writer each from this years competition to mentor. To be eligible for the Launch Pad Mentorship Program, all entrants MUST select the “Mentorship” add-on at time of entry, or enter utilizing their All Access Pass.

Launch Pad Pilots Competition

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
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Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
Have you entered?
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Launch Pad Names Top 25 Pilots

The Launch Pad TV Writing Competition has named their top 10 finalists for 2016. Top 10 Finalists this year include six dramas, and four comedies brought to us by nine female writers, four male writers, and three writing teams overall.

#1 FAN
Annabel Seymour
30 ROCK meets POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING
Comedy

Twenty years after embarrassing herself by proposing to her pop star crush on live TV, a businesswoman's life is thrown for a loop when the bankrupt singer shows up on her doorstep.

40 ELEPHANTS
E.S. Dahl & Kay Tuxford
PEAKY BLINDERS meets THE CATCH
Drama Crime

After leaving her fiance, a naive woman joins an all-female gang of thieves led by the daughter of a ruthless ringleader in 1920s London, aspiring to reinvent herself and help earn the seductive independence women briefly glimpsed during World War I.

ALMA MATER
Jenny Deiker
BROADCHURCH meets PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
Drama Mystery Thriller

A psychiatrist and former alum of a prestigious boarding school in Wales comes back to help the students deal with their grief over an apparent suicide and begins to suspect that the school she loves may be hiding an even more disturbing mystery.

BROOMSTICK COWBOYS
Mike Revenaugh
THE LEAGUE meets EDDIE THE EAGLE
Comedy Sports

After a devastating marriage proposal rejection, a down on his luck man decides that the best way to get his life back on track and prove his worth is to return to the sport he exceled at in his youth: curling.

DAYBREAKER
Phil Singleton
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA meets SUNSHINE
Drama Sci-Fi Thriller

After the disappearance of the Sun, what's left of humanity survives due to a spaceship that provides light and heat to the Earth, which a small group of astronauts must protect at all costs.

FORBIDDEN CITY
Victoria Rau
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA meets HOUSE OF CARDS
Drama Period

On her quest to become the Empress of China in the 19th century, we follow a young woman as she rises from the life of a poor village girl struggling to survive, to a concubine fighting to protect her family, to a wife struggling for respect, to a leader her country was not ready for.

LADY MERCY
Eli Samuel
GREY'S ANATOMY meets SIX FEET UNDER
Drama Medical

Haunted by the death of her daughter, a recently divorced doctor explores the depths between life and death as she sets out to open the first ever euthanasia clinic: opening the doors for terminally ill patients to die with dignity, and hoping to rediscover her own passion for life.

MOTHER, THE
Laura Bensick
RECTIFY meets THE KILLING
Drama Mystery Thriller

Thirteen years after being accused of, and accepting the guilt for, murdering her daughter during an episode of postpartum psychosis, a woman who is released back into the world sets out to regain the trust of her family and live a normal life. But when she discovers evidence that may prove she never committed the crime, she begins to question her own sanity, and whether she can trust those around her.

MOVE ON
Jordan Toronto & Matt Toronto
NEW GIRL meets GHOST
Comedy Supernatural

A year after her husband's death, a socially awkward woman who is finally ready to put herself out there again comes to discover that not only can she now see her dead husband, but that he will do anything in his power to keep her from finding true love.

RACHEL III
Danielle Evenson & Heather Huntington
EASY A meets ELECTION
Comedy Teen

When eccentric, back-brace wearing loner Rachel realizes she'll never win over the cool kids on her own, she schemes to take over the student council and force them to love her, even if a few accidents need to happen to those running against her.

Updated: 08/06/2016
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Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
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