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TVWriter.Com People's Pilot

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

Expired. Previous Deadline: 11/01/2017

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    
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?
Please submit a Report card.

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Contest News

TVWriter.com Announces People's Pilot Contest Winners

Angel Radio by Keith Davidson has been named the One-Hour Pilot winner of the latest People's Pilot TV Writing Competition. Jackson and Jill by Theresa Julian was named the Half-Hour Winner.

ONE-HOUR SHOWS

WINNERS
First Prize: ANGEL RADIO by Keith Davidson
Second Prize: HOW BAZAAR by Lilly Slaydon
Third Prize: SPECIAL AGENT JACKIE FOX by Keith Davidson

Runners-Up:
1st Runner-Up: BLACK SHEEP by Shaleatha Palmore
2nd Runner-Up: THE PITS by Katie Hennicke

HALF-HOUR SHOWS

WINNERS
First Prize: JACKSON AND JILL by Theresa Julian
Second Prize: 9-1-1ERS by Nadia Madden
Third Prize: BITCHSLAPPED by Jonathan Eid

Runners-Up:
1st Runner-Up: THE TOP SECRET ADVENTURES OF LOTUS AND BENNY by Michael Bordigioni & Matt Povia

Updated: 07/15/2014
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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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Interviews

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An interview with screenwriter John Adcox regarding the People's Pilot Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/18/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Kevin Sielky

An interview with screenwriter Kevin Sielky regarding the People's Pilot Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/17/2004
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