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September/October Featured Monthly Script Contest Winner – MYSTERY HERO GUY by Rico Lara-Marin

September/October Featured Monthly Script Contest Winner – MYSTERY HERO GUY by Rico Lara-Marin

Congratulations to MYSTERY HERO GUY by Rico Lara Marin as the winner of our free monthly script contest winner for September 18th-October 31st!

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We are proud to be able to announce MYSTERY HERO GUY by Rico LaraMarin as the winner of our Featured Script of the Month for September 18th to October 31st – the time of our late surge of Summer contest entries. The dates for the November Featured Script of the Month will be back to normal, though, spanning the whole month of November.

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July Monthly Prize Winner – VALLEY OF SPIRITS by Warren R. Hull

July Monthly Prize Winner – VALLEY OF SPIRITS by Warren R. Hull

Monthly Contest (WMCm)

Warren now receives a year of free script development from us worth over $3000 and our monthly cash prize of $200! To follow in Warren’s footsteps enter our latest competitions: https://writemovies.com/current-competitions-payment/. Don’t forget to check our current Summer Consultancy offers, too, for our Judging Feedback (just $69 – normally $99), and Studio Consulting ($99 – normally $129) and Development Notes ($149 – a huge $50 discount from the normal $199!) and we are freezing the price of our Elite Consultancies at $299 – a unique price to get up to an hour of consultancy from a top studio executive! (more…)

June Monthly Prize Winner – THE BLACK FOREST HAM BY Matthew Heinze

June Monthly Prize Winner – THE BLACK FOREST HAM BY Matthew Heinze

Monthly Contest (WMCm)

Matthew now receives a year of free script development from us worth over $3000 and our monthly cash prize of $200! To follow in Matthew’s footsteps enter our latest competitions: https://writemovies.com/current-competitions-payment/ and don’t forget to check our consultancy packages: https://writemovies.com/consulting/

Runner-up:

LUCIOUS, Jacob Trask

Semi-finalists:

BLOOD BROTHERS, Matthew Elam
JUS’ PLAIN HARRY – Pat Pattan
MALE DELIVERY, Paul Penley

Thank you to everyone who entered this time! There was a great variety in the scripts for this contest, and we hope this trend can continue into our future competitions.

Here is a little background on Matthew:MatthewHeinze_pic

Matthew Heinze has been writing movies since he was a kid growing up in Chicago. He learned the actual screenwriting art form and format at Columbia College where he majored in Fiction Writing. After graduating, he and several close friends started a small indie film company where he was a writer and director. During their 7 years of collaboration, they pumped out short and feature-length comedies which showed in many film festivals. 

For the past 8 years Matthew has been working in the field of Instructional Design, developing and writing online training scripts and interactive course material for a wide variety of clients.
Matthew moved to Austin, Texas in 2012 and has since been focused on taking his screenwriting to the next level.

 

Here is a brief synopsis of the winning script:

Belle Sweatburg leaves her inactive comfort zone to chase the man of her dreams into the culture of long distance running, hurdling career and family obstacles along the way.

 

If you’re wondering what issues we’ve been noticing in less successful scripts so far this year, take a look at what your scripts have been telling us recently here: https://writemovies.com/scripts-telling-us-january-june-2016/