Category: Contest Updates

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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April 25, 2019 1

Photos From the 2018 Write/LA Grand Prize Weekend

The 2018 Write/LA Grand Prize weekend has come and gone, and we could not be happier with the whole experience. Jenna Wycoff, Jeff Patneaude, and Jonathan Dillon were the three most amazing winners that we could have hoped to have. In addition to being dedicated and passionate writers, they were collaborative, open to sharing their…
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January 24, 2019 0

Announcing the 2018 Write/LA Grand Prize Winners

We are positively thrilled to announce the three grand prize winners of the inaugural Write/LA screenwriting competition.


December 15, 2018 0

2018 Write/LA Finalist Optioned!

One of our eight finalists is no longer vying for the grand prize for the very best of reasons. We’re not at liberty to tell you who, but one of the finalists has exited the 2018 Write/LA screenwriting competition because their script is being optioned! We really wish we could tell you more. All that…
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December 11, 2018 0

Announcing the 2018 Write/LA Finalists

  We are thrilled to announce the eight writers / writing teams who have reached the finals of the 2018 Write/LA screenwriting competition. In this group we ended up with four writers of feature scripts, four writers of pilots, and five writers whose names start with the letter J. Go figure. Congratulations to these wonderful…
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December 1, 2018 1

Announcing the 2018 Write/LA Semifinalists

  We are officially jumping the gun and naming the inaugural class of Write/LA semifinalists a day early. Congratulations to these hard-working and creative feature and TV writers! For making it to the semifinals, these writers will each receive a phone call from head judge Tim Schildberger to discuss their scripts after the contest wraps.…
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November 14, 2018 1

Announcing the 2018 Write/LA Quarterfinalists

  We are thrilled to announce the fifty quarterfinalists for the inaugural season of Write/LA. These writers showed dedication to their craft with unique stories, compelling characters, and impressive style. For making it to the quarterfinals, each of these writers will receive two tickets to our invite-only grand prize live read event in Los Angeles…
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November 1, 2018 2