It's award season again, and that means that all the big and small studios will start putting the screenplays that they think have a shot at the big awards online for a short period of time. Use the links below to find the scripts, read them, and learn from them. These screenplays are only to... Continue Reading →
Read the original announcement at write-la.com. We are thrilled to announce the three grand prize winners of the second annual Write/LA screenwriting competition. In alphabetical order, the winners are: The 2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners Nick Alverson – CHICAGO PIZZA | half hour pilot After a beloved co-worker dies in the line of duty, a hot-shot pizza... Continue Reading →
View the original announcement on Write/LA. We are thrilled to share the eight writers who have risen to the top as our 2019 Write/LA Finalists. For their achievement, these writers will each receive written feedback from one of our illustrious Industry Insiders. This year’s Insiders include writers like Kira Snyder (The Handmaid’s Tale) and execs... Continue Reading →
After a mountain of blind reads and careful consideration, our fearless leader Tim Schildberger has selected the Top 50 scripts from this year’s competition. These writers show great dedication to their craft and passion for their subjects. Read the announcement on Write/LA. But before we get to the list, we’d like to thank EVERYONE who... Continue Reading →
The 2019 Write/LA annual screenwriting competition - presented by LA Screenwriter & LiveRead/LA - is open for entries!
The Oscars have come and gone, and we would like to extend our most sincere congratulations to all of the nominees. Below you'll find the official links to all of the 2019 nominees, but you need to act quickly -- these links routinely go bad within a few weeks of the Academy Awards. BONUS: Be... Continue Reading →
by John Bucher (@johnkbucher) Joe Penhall has been telling stories in theaters, across TV screens, and on stages for almost 20 years. His screenplay based on Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron, brought him acclaim and opened up doors that would lead to his most celebrated project to date, Netflix’s Mindhunter. Penhall has returned... Continue Reading →
Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash Every year we put together a simple, one-page writing tracker to help writers of all sorts keep their writing resolutions. This year's calendar follows the usual format -- an open block for each month where you can write down monthly goals or the books you read or the movies you watched; a... Continue Reading →