Category: Contest Updates

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

The 2019 Write/LA Semifinalists

We are proud to announce the 2019 Write/LA semifinalists. These fifteen writers have all created memorable stories and fascinating characters. Narrowing this field down to the Top 8 in two weeks will be quite the challenge! As semifinalists, these writers will receive a free copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6, a free screenwriting book courtesy…
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October 15, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Quarterfinalists

After a mountain of blind reads and careful consideration, our fearless leader Tim Schildberger has selected the Top 50 scripts from this year’s competition. These writers show great dedication to their craft and passion for their subjects. But before we get to the list, we’d like to thank EVERYONE who entered Write/LA this year. We…
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October 1, 2019 0

More Write/LA Insiders: Writers for ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Jack Ryan’

In the lead up to Write/LA’s Final Deadline on July 15, we’re rolling out this year’s confirmed Industry Insiders. These Insiders are volunteers from our network who have agreed to each read a finalist script and provide written feedback to the writer. Today, we’re adding two amazing writers to our lineup: Kira Snyder – Co-Executive Producer of…
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July 10, 2019 0

Write/LA 2019 Winners to be Reviewed by Script Pipeline

We are happy to announce that the three winners of Write/LA’s 2019 screenwriting competition will have their winning scripts reviewed by Script Pipeline as part of their push to help top writers from all the most respected screenwriting competitions gain more industry access. Script Pipeline’s creative execs will review the three winning screenplays and consider…
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July 3, 2019 0

The 2019 Write/LA Screenwriting Competition is Open for Entries!

We are thrilled to announce that the second season of Write/LA is open for entries. The early deadline is on 6/5, the regular deadline is 6/25, and the final deadline is 7/15. Write/LA accepts both feature and original pilot scripts. Write/LA is an annual screenwriting competition co-run by LA Screenwriter and LiveRead/LA. We had our first season last year,…
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May 15, 2019 0

Check Out Our New Write/LA Video!

As we get ready to launch the second season of Write/LA (we’re opening for entries on May 15), we wanted to give you all a glimpse into what a wonderful success our first season was. A few months back we gathered our three 2018 grand prize winners — Jenna Wycoff, Jeff Patneaude, and Jonathan Dillon…
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April 29, 2019 0

Write/LA is Proud to Announce a New Sponsor: Michael Wiese Productions

Yesterday we had the privilege of announcing that Movie Magic Screenwriter is sponsoring the 2019 Write/LA screenwriting competition. Today we get to double that joy by announcing a second new sponsor — Michael Wiese Productions. MWP may not be a name you’re familiar with, but if you go over to your shelf of screenwriting books…
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April 26, 2019 0

Write/LA is Proud to Announce a New Sponsor: Movie Magic Screenwriter

We are thrilled to announce that Movie Magic Screenwriter has come on board as a new sponsor for the 2019 Write/LA screenwriting competition, which will open for submissions on May 15. Produced by Write Brothers, Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 is a preferred file format of the Writers Guild of America, West, and the official formatting…
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