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Named a Top 2017 Contest
sent to Managers and Producers.
winners of WeScreenplay's competitions have signed with
management companies like Heroes and Villains, BelieveLand,
and Pollinate. Many winners and finalists are in active
development with producers and even studios. Others have
gone on to self-produce, win exclusive fellowships, and
sign book deals.
We believe the successes are a combination of talented
writers who we can help with a little extra exposure for
their amazing work. There is a long list of managers and
producers who've requested to check out the winners of the
WeScreenplay Feature Competition, including Treehouse
Pictures, BelieveLand Management, Good Fear, Bellevue, Bad
Hat Harry, Echo Lake, Cross Creek, and many more. Check out
the full list on the WeScreenplay Feature
Dave Green, Director of Earth
to Echo and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the
Shadows, which hit theaters in summer 2016. His advice and
insight as a visual director will be invaluable to writers
of all genres.
Juliet Berman, is a Creative
Executive at Treehouse Pictures (ALL IS LOST, THAT AWKWARD
MOMENT). From award-winning dramas to star-studded
comedies, Juliet has worked on a wide range of feature
films and knows the industry from the indie-level all the
way up to studio films.
Le'Ander Nicholson is a
literary manager at BelieveLand who signed the 2016 winner
Kenlon Clarke. He specializes in developing writers and has
a broad network across the industry having worked for
production companies and top 5 Hollywood agencies.
Melissa Azizi is an executive
at Pretty Pictures (THE DANISH GIRL, KINSEY). Melissa has
worked as an executive in the industry for years and is now
branching out to produce and develop films of her own.
is focused on providing professional screenwriting
competitions that help all writers who enter. This is why
we share our judges' scorecards, have regular
communication, and hit our deadlines. No other contest
operates with as much transparency. Finally, we provide
affordable notes options starting at $39 so that every
entrant can get specific feedback on their script. This
type of contest management is why MovieBytes has called us
Screenplay Contest for the past two years.
We also focus on aggressively promoting our winners. In the
past year, we've celebrated Leon Chills signing with Heroes
and Villains, Odin Ozdil signing with Pollinate
Entertainment, Kenlon Clark signing with
BelieveLand Management, Dominique Holmes signing with
Heroes and Villains, and dozens more writers getting their
foot in the door with options, meetings, and script
development. We want to focus on you
and your dream projects next.
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There are many
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dialogue, and so on. One of the most important is logic. Ray Morton
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Veillette Bowerman Jeanne is the
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Meet HBOAccess fellows, Director, Kate
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Bob Verini goes beyond screenwriting
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analyzing writing-award statistics to give you some hints that one day
you, too, may be blessed by Oscar.Read More...
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the live webinar where you may interact with the presenter and the
recorded, on-demand edition for your video library. You do not have to
attend the live event to get a recording of the presentation.
Veillette Bowerman Jeanne is the
Editor of Script and
adapted the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name. Her screenplays were
selected as Top 25 Tracking Board Launch Pad, CSExpo Finalist, Second
Round Sundance Episodic Lab, and PAGE Awards TV Drama Finalist. Twitter