Launch Pad Pilots Competition

Launch Pad Pilots

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Objective

Launch Pad Competitions have led to more signings, success stories and careers than any other screenwriting competition.

With more than 450 writers signed, 165 projects set up, 70 writers staffed and 180 appearances on annual best-of lists, The Launch Pad Competition has firmly established itself as the premier hub for Hollywood to discover fresh voices, new ideas, and talented writers.

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.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/08/2020

Notification:

  • Top 100: JULY 17, 2020
  • Top 50: AUGUST 7, 2020
  • Top 10: AUGUST 28, 2020
  • Winners Announced: SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

GUARANTEED OPTION – ADD ON

The winner of this add-on category is optioned by a major financier, studio, or production company. In year’s past this has been:

  • Ridley Scott (THE MARTIAN, GLADIATOR, ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD)
  • Michael DeLuca (THE SOCIAL NETWORK, MONEYBALL, FIFTY SHADES OF GREY)
  • Vertigo Entertainment (IT, THE LEGO MOVIE, THE DEPARTED)

The 2020 Launch Pad Pilot Guaranteed Option Partner will be announced March 15th.

GUARANTEED SIGNING – ADD ON

The winner of this add-on category is signed by a reputable management company or agency. In year’s past this has been:

  • Verve
  • WME
  • Anonymous Content
  • Good Fear Film + Management
  • UTA

The 2020 Launch Pad Pilot Guaranteed Signing Partner will be announced March 15th.

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM – ADD ON

The best way to learn is by working with experienced writers who have already navigated that path to success. That is exactly what the Launch Pad exclusive mentorship opportunity is setup to do. Past mentors have included:

  • David Rabinowitz (BLACKKKLANSMAN)
  • Chad and Carey W. Hayes (THE CONJURING)
  • Anthony Cipriano (BATES MOTEL)
  • Cormac and Marianne Wibberly (NATIONAL TREASURE)

The 2020 Launch Pad Pilot Mentors will be announced March 15th.

Launch Pad Pilots

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Web:
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Email:
contests@tracking-board.com

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

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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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

Launch Pad Pilots Competition

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Web:
https://tblaunchpad.com/pilot/
Email:
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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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