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WriteMovies Academy Phase 3 – First Draft and Coverage

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first draft scriptsFirst draft scripts – the most exciting, and error-filled, phase.

The most exciting phase of development is also where the worst mistakes are made. Keep it WriteMovies to get the process right from the start to ensure that you complete full first draft scripts that show the potential of your projects, not their weaknesses.

Enrolment open – Phase 3 now live!

Price: $500

What You Get…

Testimonials and how to join…

Phase 3 includes:

  1. From notecards to draft: different approaches and timescales to first draft scripts
  2. Formatting: What should first draft scripts look like?
  3. Screenwriting Styles
  4. Script Readers’ pet hates
  5. Unblocking yourself – overcoming Writer’s Block and seeing your first draft scripts through on time
  6. WriteCrystal – a UNIQUE AND EXCLUSIVE tool for WriteMovies users to develop, write, troubleshoot and rewrite their script.
  7. And more, ongoing – we’ll keep adding extra videos, Mini-Masterclasses, tools and approaches and you’ll always have access to them. So watch this space!

Sign up using the form on the right, or find out more by contacting us using the form below.

To Contact us: For enquiries about the script development program, please fill in the contact form and state your interest in the development program. Someone from our team will get back to you with details about how to apply, within 4 working days.





Acclaim for Phase 3 from fee-paying users so far includes:

  • “Very well done and innovating: inspires me to write everytime”
  • “I thought that this session was excellent and allowed me to make numerous changes to my script.”

To just sign up for this Phase, use this form. Links to the other Phases are below, or sign up to the full course (within which this Phase is provided for free).

Terms and conditions:

By clicking "Submit", I agree:

1. To the accuracy of the information provided.

2. That the material submitted is my sole and original work and that I own all rights to it.

3. To my holding WriteMovies and all those involved in it, harmless from and defends them against all claims demands, losses, costs, damages, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including attorney's fees) arising out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any stories submitted to the competition or on any screenplay developed out of such stories.

4.That I recognize that WriteMovies and those involved in the film school to which my involvement pertains, may have access to, and/or, may have created, or have commissioned, through some other independent source, or may have otherwise acquired, literary materials and concepts, similar to the material submitted hereunder, in theme, idea, plot, format, or in any other respect. I agree that I will not under such circumstances, be entitled to any compensation, nor consideration of any kind, through the use by WriteMovies of any material so acquired. The ownership of any literary work submitted shall remain vested in the author, until otherwise assigned by contract.

5.That should my project be selected to be part of WriteMovies' slate, I grant WriteMovies the exclusive right to submit my material to as many studios, production companies and agencies as seen fit, for a period of ninety days from the announcement of the competition winners. I also grant WriteMovies the right to use my name, as well as the title and synopsis of my submitted material, in all publicity and promotional activities related to the competition. I also grant WriteMovies the right to contact me to provide me with contest updates.

6. That the burden of obtaining copyright or otherwise protecting any proprietary interests in the material rests entirely with me.

To sign up to the full course for $3000 (within which this Phase will be provided for free):









Terms and conditions:

Before you begin the course, we will need to receive assurances from you that your submissions within the course will all meet legal requirements (such as regarding copyright etc). We'll provide these in a follow-up email after your enrolment on the course is confirmed.

Alternatively, choose whichever combination of Phases you need – no need to pay for anything you don’t! Full information and booking forms for each Phase are at the links below.

  • Phase 0 (Project Selection, Additional consultation & notes): $250 (or free if you buy the full course for $3000!)
  • Phase 1 (concept & development): $500
  • Phase 2 (development & outlining): $500
  • Phase 3 (first draft scripts & coverage):
    $500
  • Phase 4 (writing is rewriting & 2nd draft coverage): $500
  • Phase 5 (pitching and promoting your script): $500
  • Phase 6 (that’s a wrap): $500 per year for ongoing support

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • Note: We no longer accept checks due to issues with fraud. Please use the Paypal options when participating.
  • There are no physical items deliverable under our services – all reports will be provided by email in standard document formats.
  • Refunds or cancellations must be requested within 14 days and/or before any public announcement of winning entries and/or before receipt of any completed Consulting report (which will typically be within 7-14 days). Disagreement with the opinion and suggestions of the Analyst is not accepted as valid grounds for a refund, however we are happy to receive other feedback and enquiries.
  • If you agree to us pitching your script, you can earn up to $1 million in option monies from the A-List producers we work with. If an established studio/production company with theatrical credits wishes to option the script, we will fly the winner to Los Angeles and pay (up to $4,000) for their accommodation. We will pitch the top three projects to relevant production companies (such as Neal Moritz Productions, Bruckheimer Films, Scott Rudin Prods.) and studios (Paramount, Warner Bros, Universal, etc.). You keep ALL the option/sales money up to $1m. The Grand Prize winner is also pitched to several literary agencies and management companies as well as non-US companies to increase the chances of a sale. We will pitch your script to companies such as CAA, ICM, William Morris Endeavor, ACME, The Gage Group, etc.
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