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Summer Contest... 3 winners gain a year of free script development and guaranteed pitching to industry. $2000 prize, InkTip bonuses. Plus, Featured Script of the Month... Spring Results...

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Get the benefit of studio-quality Script Coverages, Development Notes and Elite Consulting to help you make your scripts as attractive to the commercial market as possible.

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"Any writer looking to move their screenplay to a higher level can't go wrong by turning to WriteMovies for feedback." - Tom Craig (SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, RAINMAN)

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Time for Superhero Films to Stand Alone?

After the less-than-super Summer Box-Office, the power and attraction of superhero films may be declining. Some are suggesting that the expanded universes are on their way out and that stand-alone superhero films are back in (see this article). Jamie White discusses this potential new trend for superheroes… This summer has shown some signs of this.

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Coming Soon… Habib Zargarpour interview – In conversation with the BLADE RUNNER VFX Artist

We have an exclusive Habib Zargarpour interview coming soon all about his work on the BLADE RUNNER films. Habib also reveals how his teams achieved such awesome effects in A PERFECT STORM, TWISTER, STAR TREK: GENERATIONS and many other films! Our Director of World Wide Development, Ian Kennedy, has been speaking with the VFX genius,

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Script Pipeline’s August Script Sales Review

Once a month, Script Pipeline provides us with news on script sales, who’ll be working on what scripts and for who. For the script sales in August, we’ve noticed a certain trend. First of all, interesting news on a political film script – Hyde Park Entertainment has picked up a script that focuses on the

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Why scripts with black leads are big right now

With the success of MOONLIGHT, GET OUT and many more, just why exactly are black leads in films and script in right now? We’ve been noticing a trend recently among the leads and protagonists for films – more and more successful flicks have leading black characters. It seems like maybe the current state of the

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Free Writing Contest – Featured Script of the Month for August is DEAD POSSUM by Jared Wayne Raun

A new winner is revealed for our free writing contest, the Featured Script of the Month Contest… Our August winner of the Featured Script of the Month is DEAD POSSUM by Jared Wayne Raun. We chose Jared’s script from a host of August submissions for its unique and interesting concept – which is what this

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Hollywood Box-Office Flopbusters: A Summer to forget

Summer Box-Office flopbusters – Notice the trends of Summer flops to avoid the same pitfalls. A Summer to forget for Hollywood… the worst grossing Summer in the last ten years, but just why has this happened? The content has been there. WONDER WOMAN, SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING, BABY DRIVER, THE DARK TOWER, DUNKIRK, WAR FOR THE PLANET

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GAME OF THRONES Season Review – Spoiler Free! By Jamie White

GAME OF THRONES Season Review – Spoiler Free! By Jamie White The latest season of GAME OF THRONES has perhaps been the most divisive amongst fans and critics. Now it’s well past the books, THRONES’ showrunners have had more creative license with the show. It’s arguable if that’s a good thing, though… The 7-episode length

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Bobby Lee Darby’s Pitching Tips – Pitching to Hollywood, European, and UK Producers

Our new Elite Consultant, multi-produced screenwriter Bobby Lee Darby, shares his tips on how you should approach pitching to Hollywood, how to plan for it, and how to ace it! Bobby thinks that the real experience of pitching is nothing like it seems in the books about the subject. Having made a lot of pitches,

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