Keeping your finger on the industry’s pulse is important for any screenwriter, and there’s no better way to know what producers are looking for than to look at recent script sales from the last few months in 2020. Here’s our pick of recent script sales as reported by Script Pipeline.
Submit now! There’s only one week to go until the final deadline of the WriteMovies Horror Award 2020, with great prizes on offer including guaranteed pitching to industry and script development from our industry experts.
Given the current effects of the pandemic on the world, this is the perfect time to be writing horror, which can actually thrive under Covid-19 restrictions in a way that other genres can’t, making use of limited locations, small casts, and unusual concepts – and still deliver something emotionally powerful.
The winner will receive:
- Guaranteed pitching to industry
- Two sets of Development Notes to help take their script to the next level
- Further advice to fine tune their script from our experts
All submissions for the WriteMovies Horror Award 2020 also receive free, automatic entry to our Fall 2020 Screenwriting Contest, with the opportunity to win the Grand Prize of $3500 and many other bonuses (click here)! The winner of last year’s Horror Award, David Axe, was also our Grand Prize winner – enter now to find out if you can follow in his footsteps!
And you can also get free entry to both contests when you buy script feedback from us:
So don’t wait – with just 1 week until the deadline of the WriteMovies Horror Award 2020, there’s not long to go! Click HERE to visit the main contest page and submit!
The Grand Prize Winner of our Summer 2020 Writing Contest is a dramatic story that explores the ethics of journalists who do whatever it takes to the get the shot, and the impact it has on the lives of the subjects whose faces go viral: THE BOY ON THE COVER by Elizabeth Savage Sullivan!
The movie news from September brings with it sad death of Chadwick Boseman and challenges from Covid-19 – but also some positive signs at the box-office with the release of TENET. Here’s our pick of the news from the last week…
2nd place in our Summer 2020 Writing Contest went to an action-adventure TV pilot based on a 1904 Penny Dreadful that created fiction’s first modern superhero: SPRING-HEELED JACK by Nicholas Horwood!
The standard deadline for our Horror Award is on Sunday! We’re celebrating the contest with articles about our favorite films and TV shows in the genre. Find out what scares us the most… and what we’re looking for from a horror script! Next up: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS… (more…)
Taking 3rd place in the Summer 2020 Screenwriting Contest is a biopic that grabbed us with its fascinating premise, telling the story of a 17th century nun who went on to live as a man and became a conquistador: THE LIEUTENANT NUN by Matthew Bernstein and Eva Mendieta!