Write LA

Write LA

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Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

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Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Objective

**A Moviebytes Top Screenplay Contest for 2020**

Now in our third season, Write LA gives a writer the opportunity to fly to LA, stay at The Standard Hollywood, meet with helpful Industry Insiders, hear their entire script read on stage by professional actors in a Los Angeles theater, and be considered for representation.

The winner and finalists have their scripts considered for circulation to managers and agents by our sponsor, Roadmap Writers. The semifinalists receive free feedback from head judge Tim Schildberger. Other prizes include copies of Final Draft 11, screenwriting books from Michael Wiese Productions, and invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event. We even give a free gift to everyone who enters each year!

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Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early May 5, 2020 $45
Regular May 25, 2020 $55
Final June 15, 2020 $65 14

Submissions accepted via Coverfly and FilmFreeway.

WinningScripts Pro $5 Off Coupon

Notification:
Semifinalists (Top 15) Announced – September 15, 2020;
Finalists (Top 5) Announced – October 1, 2020;
Winner Announced – October 7, 2020

Grand Prize Weekend – November 6-7 2020

Rules

Please visit http://write-la.com/rules/ to read the official rules.

Awards

The Winner receives…
  • Targeted promotion by Roadmap Writers to their network of managers, agents, and development execs (Roadmap has helped over 100 writers get repped so far!)
  • Domestic airfare and a two-night hotel stay at The Standard Hollywood
  • Q&A meetings with two Industry Insiders specifically chosen to match your interests and career goals. (Past Insiders have included a Warner Brothers exec, a Showrunner, and a network television writer.)
  • Your entire script read on stage by professional actors in front of a theater audience in LA
  • A professionally edited video recording of the script read posted online
  • A free copy of Final Draft 11 courtesy of Final Draft
  • 3 screenwriting books courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • A professional logline polish
  • A sweet trophy
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites
The Finalists receive…
  • Targeted promotion by Roadmap Writers to their network of managers, agents, and development execs
  • A free copy of Final Draft 11 courtesy of Final Draft
  • 2 screenwriting books courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • Invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event in November 2020
  • A professional logline polish
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites
The Semifinalists receive...
  • Written feedback on your script from head judge Tim Schildberger
  • 1 free screenwriting book courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions
  • Invitations to the Grand Prize Live Read event in November 2020
  • A professional logline polish
  • Your logline posted on the Write LA, LiveRead/LA, and LA Screenwriter websites

Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
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Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
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Contest News

Write/LA Names Two More Industry Insiders

In the lead up to Write/LA's Final Deadline on July 15, the competition has announced two more Industry Insiders who have agreed to each read a finalist script and provide written feedback to the writer:

  • Kira Snyder – Co-Executive Producer of The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Mickey Fisher – Creator of Reverie (NBC), Creator of Extant (CBS), Writer on Jack Ryan (Amazon)


These well-established writers join the three executives announced last week:

  • Felicity Staunton – Development Executive, Animal Logic (development deal with Warner Bros.)
  • Monica Levinson – President of Production, ShivHans Pictures (Trumbo, Beirut, Captain Fantastic)
  • Greg Schmidt – Vice President of Production, Truant Pictures


You can find video Q&As with each Insider on the LiveRead/LA YouTube page.

Updated: 07/10/2019

Write LA

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web:
http://write-la.com
Email:
info@write-la.com

Contact: Tim Schildberger, Co-Founder/Head Judge

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 4    
Have you entered?
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