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TVWriter.com The People's Pilot

Contact

PO Box 65024
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
(360) 821-9082 (voice)

Web: http://tvwriter.net
Email: larrybrody@tvwriter.com

Contact: Larry Brody, CEO, Cloud Creek Communications, Inc.

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
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Objective

We are all about giving agents, showrunners, and executives exactly what they now are looking for: Spec pilot teleplays that showcase you, the new writer operating at your very best. If the suits love the writing of a spec pilot, they have the best reason in the world to trust the writer to come through in the development process. A strongly-written spec pilot shows you’re ready for the gig.

All genres are welcome. Ditto series intended for any/all form of electronic media: Broadcast, Cable, Satellite TV; Game Console series; Web series; et al. The newer and fresher your POV the better!

Bonus 1: Free feedback on all entries. ($125 value)
Bonus 2: Free "Storytelling Patterns" ebook by Larry Brody for all entrants (unavailable anywhere else)
Bonus 3: Special Bonus Award - All Entries automatically eligible

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early Bird August 1, 2017 $35
Web Series Discount November 1, 2017 $35 10
Final November 1, 2017 $50 10

The PEOPLE'S PILOT opens for entries June 1st and closes November 1st each year.

The entry fee for each PEOPLE’S PILOT submission is $50, with an Early Bird Special Fee of only $35 per entry for everyone entering in June and July.

The new Duo Discount Entry allows you to pay for 2 entries at the same time for a total payment of only $85. The Duo Discount will go into effect May 2nd, after the Early Bird Discount expires, to make sure you get the best possible deal!

Submissions can be made ONLINE ONLY. Submission of and payment for your PEOPLE’S PILOT entry or entries signifies that you have read and accept the rules of the PEOPLE’S PILOT.

WinningScripts Pro $10 Off Coupon

Notification: Within two months of deadline

Rules

See website for rules and more details.

Awards

THE PEOPLE’S PILOT The is divided into 2 prize-giving categories plus a Special Bonus Category:

  • Scripted Comedy Series - intended for any electronic platform (including broadcast and premium cable series, internet series, cell phone series et al) of any length of any length required for telling your story
  • Scripted Drama & Action Series - intended for any electronic platform (including broadcast and premium cable series, internet series, cell phone series et al) of any length required for telling your story
  • NEW! Special Bonus Category - Thanks to Manner Movie Limited, a longtime PEOPLE'S PILOT sponsor, and Global Saga Media Entertainment, both of Hong Kong, all entries in this year's competition automatically will be eligible for the Special International Production Award, which will be given to an entry or entries that the judges deem especially suitable for the global television market.

    First Prize:
    • US $700 from Manner Movie Ltd. of Hong Kong
    • 1 free 1-On-1 Career Coaching (by phone, e-mail, or, if possible, in person with producer-writer Larry Brody of TVWriter™ ($350 value)
    • 1 Script Consultation from Script Pipeline ($395 value)
    • Free admission to Larry Brody's Master Class TV and Film Writing Workshop ($279 value)
    • 1 year of Gold Plan Spotlighted Screenplay Posting Service at ScreenwriterShowcase.Com ($84 value)
    • 1 InkTip Script Listing so that producers and reps can find you ($65 value)
    • 1 InkTip Magazine Logline Listing to make your presence known in print ($40 value)
    • Inclusion in the TVWriter™ List of Recommended Writers (priceless)
    Second Prize:
    • US $200, courtesy of Manner Movie, Ltd.
    • 1 free 1-On-1 Career Coaching session (by phone, e-mail, or in person with producer-writer Larry Brody of TVWriter™ ($350 value)
    • 1 InkTip Script Listing so that producers and reps can find you
    • 1 InkTip Magazine Logline Listing to make your presence known in print ($40 value)
    • Inclusion in the TVWriter™ List of Recommended Writers
    Third Prize:
    • US $100, courtesy of Manner Movie, Ltd.
    • 1 InkTip Script Listing so that producers and reps can find you
    • 1 InkTip Magazine Logline Listing to make your presence known in print ($40 value)
    • Inclusion in the TVWriter™ List of Recommended Writers

    Special Bonus Category


    All entries in this year’s competition automatically will be eligible for the Special International Production Award, which will be given to an entry or entries that the judges deem especially suitable for the global television market and consist of $500 for a 2 year option on that entry or entries

    FREE FEEDBACK FOR EACH ENTRY

    After the Winners are announced, all entrants will receive an e-mail containing the actual score given by the judges, an explanation of what its point value means, and the judges’ general reaction to the entry.

    FREE STORYTELLING PATTERNS E-BOOK WITH EACH ENTRY

    All entrants will receive a PDF file of Larry Brody’s Storytelling Patterns in Genre Films booklet, a guide to outlining screenplays and teleplays by using established story patterns and essential scenes that is available literally nowhere else on or off the web.

TVWriter.com The People's Pilot

Contact

PO Box 65024
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
(360) 821-9082 (voice)

Web: http://tvwriter.net
Email: larrybrody@tvwriter.com

Contact: Larry Brody, CEO, Cloud Creek Communications, Inc.

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
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TVWriter.com The People's Pilot

Contact

PO Box 65024
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
(360) 821-9082 (voice)

Web: http://tvwriter.net
Email: larrybrody@tvwriter.com

Contact: Larry Brody, CEO, Cloud Creek Communications, Inc.

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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TVWriter.com The People's Pilot

Contact

PO Box 65024
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
(360) 821-9082 (voice)

Web: http://tvwriter.net
Email: larrybrody@tvwriter.com

Contact: Larry Brody, CEO, Cloud Creek Communications, Inc.

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
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