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Our Ladder to Success for Screenwriters!

Our Ladder to Success for Screenwriters!

Take your career to the next level by climbing our Ladder to Success for Screenwriters!

We’ve launched our Ladder to Success for Screenwriters. Whatever your skills and success, you can climb our ladder to progress your career to the next level!

With 25 years of success since WriteMovies was first launched, we’ve got a great foundation for building writers’ careers at WriteMovies, and a new model for helping you to the next level in 2024! WriteMovies is built on our founder’s unique industry expertise and contacts and our Director’s extensive industry and business experience and grassroots contacts.

Mastering Professional Screenwriting and Pitching course

On February 29th (11am PST, 2pm EST, 7pm GMT) we’re launching the first of many online courses from WriteMovies Academy where you can master professional screenwriting and pitching! In this first online workshop, we’ll dive into crafting compelling Concepts and Themes for film and television. The cost is $30 per session or $150 for the full 6-part course: Concept and Theme (Thursday February 29th), Development and Outlining (March 28th), The First Draft (April 25th), The Second Draft (May 30th), Pitching and Promoting (June 27th), That’s a Wrap (July 25th)! Purchase tickets here:

Contests, Mentoring and Development

With our Anytime Entry service, you can enter your script at any time for just $45 and receive:

  • An analysis of the crucial first ten pages of your script, focusing on its key strengths and weaknesses.
  • A writer evaluation, where our analyst considers its potential for our representation and pitching to industry (guaranteed to all writers who earn a Recommended rating!).
  • Free entry to any relevant contest we open this year – which can also be for your next draft, if your writer evaluation gains a Consider or Recommend!

Or you can inform your next steps as a writer by entering for a WriteMovies Studio Consulting Report, Development Notes or get Script Consultancy Services direct from Dr. Alex Ross! Wherever you are in your screenwriting career, we can take you to the next level as you climb our Ladder to Success!

Recognition, Awards & Talent Management, Pitching & Dealmaking, Production & Distribution… all building global audiences and enduring careers!

We’re looking forward to showing you more examples of how we build recognition for our winners and pitch them to industry in the coming weeks… watch this space!



2023 Horror Award winner revealed: THE LAND OF BROKEN SKY by Jeremy D. Thompson!

2023 Horror Award winner revealed: THE LAND OF BROKEN SKY by Jeremy D. Thompson!

horror award 2023

Thanks for all your entries to our 2023 contests.


Thanks for all your entries to our 2023 contests, which closed on November 26th. We’re enjoying judging your works and we’re already set with a first winner to announce, postponed a few days due to the contest extension: our 2023 Horror Award winner, THE LAND OF BROKEN SKY by Jeremy D. Thompson!

Congratulations to Jeremy for a vivid and highly original script full of unique visuals and skin-crawling moments. We’re really looking forward to helping develop this further and pitching it to industry.


Congratulations once again to our


2023 Horror Award Winner!!

Jeremy D. Thompson

So this is it… Last chance for our Grand Prize and $25 for 2024!

So this is it… Last chance for our Grand Prize and $25 for 2024!

We’re doing things differently next year – so don’t miss out on our final Grand Prize!

We hope you’ve had a fine Thanksgiving this year, and as ever we’ve much to be grateful for. It’s been a long road and an exciting journey, but we’ve got new adventures ahead for our winners and ourselves in 2024 and this is your last chance to get in on the ride for guaranteed free script development and pitching to industry, plus $25 for 2024.

We’re not planning another Grand Prize contest to follow this one in any comparable format, so if getting developed and pitched by an accomplished team sounds good to you, then go for it! We’re even throwing in $25 towards any of our services in 2024 to everyone who enters this week – because we just love helping you towards your goals.

Don’t forget that we’ll have 5 lucky winners to take to industry next year, along with the ones who’ve been waiting due to the WGA strike. It’ll be an exciting roster to promote either way and we’re looking forward to being able to give it full attention early next year.

So get in on the act now in our final Grand Prize contest, with $3500 up for grabs as well as InkTip profiles and a year of development mentoring at our own expense… and $25 for 2024’s new-look WriteMovies services with all this Black Friday!

Enter now here…

Black Friday offers: $25 off all WriteMovies’ 2024 services, with any purchase made this week!

Black Friday offers: $25 off all WriteMovies’ 2024 services, with any purchase made this week!

$25 off all WriteMovies’ 2024 services, with any purchase made this week!

It’s the final chance to enter WriteMovies’ 2023 Screenwriting Contest this week, until the end of November 26th. You can commission a Mentoring service at the same time, for a studio-quality report on your script – Studio Coverage to show you what a studio analyst would report about your script to execs, or Development Notes to help you nail your next redraft and fulfil your script’s potential.

But what’s more, all this week, until the close of our 2023 Screenwriting Contest on Sunday 26th November, EVERY entry will be given a voucher code for a $25 discount off their first purchase with WriteMovies in 2024.

The next time you buy any service or contest entry from WriteMovies, quote your voucher code to WriteMovies (in your email to and we’ll refund you $25!


Click to Enter!!

2023 Writing Contest – Winners and Honorable Mentions Announced!

Meet our 2023 Grand Prize Winner: Zack Kahn, writer of CURVEBALL

Become the next Grand Prize Winner we pitch to the industry

We love working with a wide range of talented writers and taking their work out to the industry – if you’d like us to do the same for you, enter any of our current contests now! The final deadline is November 12th. To introduce you to last year’s Grand Prize Winner Zack Kahn, writer of CURVEBALL, and the work we’ve done with him to ready it for pitching, read on!

Zack KahnZack Kahn was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and attended NYU Tisch Film School.

He started his career as a writer/director/producer at Nickelodeon and has since written for film, TV and promos with a focus on thriller/horror and comedy. He is also an actor that has appeared in numerous commercials.

Kahn has placed in Writemovies’ contest with 3 previous entries. “Curveball,” a high-concept thriller, is his first Grand Prize win.

Zack says: “Writemovies’ several rounds of development notes have been extremely insightful and helpful in enhancing the script and I’m eager for their team to expose the project to the appropriate eyeballs and ultimately facilitate production at the best possible home for this unique story.”

For your chance to follow in Zack’s footsteps and become the next Grand Prize winner, enter our 2023 Screenwriting Contest here today! Just $59…

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