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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

Writing Prompts! The Moon Edition

We’re entering the FINAL weekend before our FINAL deadline! Get those feature and pilot scripts sent to us asap! Your absolute last chance to enter this season ends at midnight on July 15. Earlier this week we did an AMA on Reddit and answered some great questions about the competition, loglines, and trying to make…
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July 12, 2019 0

7 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Aspiring Screenwriter

by Angela Bourassa One of the hardest truths to learn about screenwriting is just how darn hard it is to break in. I think a lot of us (myself included) assumed when we wrote our first screenplays that we were talented enough and special enough and our idea was original and cool enough that it…
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July 11, 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

Announcing Write/LA’s First Three Industry Insiders for 2019

The 2019 Write/LA Final Deadline is fast approaching on July 15, so the time has come for us to start announcing this year’s Industry Insiders. These Insiders are volunteers from our network who have graciously agreed to each read one of the eight finalist scripts and provide written feedback to the writers. Our first three…
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July 6, 2019 0

Writing Prompts! The Firework Edition

We hope everyone had a happy Fourth of July and that now you’re ready to hunker down, finish that feature or pilot polish, and send it in before the Write/LA final deadline on July 15! Until then, here are some writing prompts to inspire you this weekend…


July 5, 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

Writing Prompts! Pink Wall Edition

The Late & Final deadline for Write/LA is July 15! If you want to make extra sure that you don’t forget, sign up for our mailing list on the right side of this page. We only send the rare reminder — no email overload from us, promise. Here are your writing prompts for the week…
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June 28, 2019 0