Category: Contest Updates

Announcing the 2020 Write LA Semifinalists!

We are thrilled to announce the 2020 Write LA Semifinalists. These fifteen writers rose to the top of a very crowded field with memorable stories and fascinating characters. As Semifinalists, these writers will receive a free screenwriting book courtesy of Michael Wiese Productions, a phone call from head judge Tim Schildberger to discuss their scripts,…
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September 15, 2020 0

Semifinalists Will Be Revealed 9/15 – And an Update About the Grand Prize

Tim and I could not be more excited to reveal the 2020 Write LA semifinalists on September 15! The first round of reading is complete, and Tim and his small team of trusted readers are currently re-reading the best scripts to determine our Top 15. The submissions this year have been the best to date,…
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September 1, 2020 0

Write LA is Open NOW, Plus 4 More Surprises!

We’re just too dang excited about our new and improved prizes this season, so instead of waiting until April 15 as planned, Write LA is opening for entries right now! But that’s just the start of the good news… We’re Offering 10% Off Our Lowest Entry Fee for One Week In light of the financial…
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April 8, 2020 0

Write LA Partners with the Coolest Hotel in Hollywood: The Standard!

The Standard does things their own way, literally – their logo is upside down! We’re big fans of their eclectic, vibrant, thoroughly LA tastes, and we are ecstatic that our 2020 winner will get to spend two complimentary nights at this fabulous hotel in November. (Of course, this will depend on the will of The…
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April 6, 2020 0

Write LA Partners with the Best in the Biz: Final Draft!

It doesn’t take much to get started on your first screenplay – all you really need is a pencil and paper. But if you want the physical task of writing and formatting a screenplay to be about a billion times easier, your very first investment is likely to be screenwriting software. And no name is…
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April 3, 2020 0

Write LA Welcomes Back Our Favorite Book Sponsor, Michael Wiese Productions!

There’s no shortage of ways to learn about screenwriting. You can watch YouTube videos, attend webinars, read produced screenplays, read bad screenplays, take classes, get coverage on your own work. But for me (Angela) personally – and I think for many other writers – the foundation of my screenwriting education has been books. Classics like…
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April 1, 2020 0

Write LA is Thrilled to Partner with Roadmap Writers!

As you may have already heard, we’re making some big changes this year at Write LA. We’ve held onto our core mission – helping dedicated writers improve their craft, build their community, and have their work celebrated. But we’ve added one very big new piece to the pie this year, and that’s helping our winner…
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March 31, 2020 0
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Announcing Write LA 3.0 – Our Best Prizes Yet!

Write LA is back for our third season, and we’re making some changes that we’re really excited about! We’re confident Write LA 3.0 is going to be our best competition yet. We’ve listened, we’ve learned, and we want to make the prizes as valuable for writers as possible. So this year we’ll have one winner,…
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March 25, 2020 1

The 2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners

We are thrilled to announce the three grand prize winners of the second annual Write/LA screenwriting competition. In alphabetical order, the winners are: The 2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners Nick Alverson  –  CHICAGO PIZZA | half hour pilot After a beloved co-worker dies in the line of duty, a hot-shot pizza delivery crew faced with the biggest…
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November 15, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Finalists

We are thrilled to share the eight writers who have risen to the top as our 2019 Write/LA Finalists. For their achievement, these writers will each receive written feedback from one of our illustrious Industry Insiders. This year’s Insiders include writers like Kira Snyder (The Handmaid’s Tale) and execs like Monica Levinson (Trumbo). Each finalist…
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November 1, 2019 0