John McCoy not only took 2nd place in our Fall Contest, he was also our Horror Award winner with his script THE DEVIL’S TIDE! We’ve already introduced him and his script here, but we wanted a closer look at what inspired him, his writing process, and his advice for writers.
The submissions to our Horror Award threw all sorts of terrifying ideas at us, and we were seriously impressed (not to mention scared) by what we saw – but there can only be one winner: THE DEVIL’S TIDE by John McCoy!
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From serial killers to monsters, from psychological torture to primordial gods, you’ve thrown everything at us for our latest genre award – and we’ve definitely been terrified! But ultimately, there’s only one survivor. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to announce the Horror Award 2020 winner!
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 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…)