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5 Tips Before Entering A Script Competition or Showing Your Script To a ‘Professional’

This article originally appeared in Script Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. To read the original article head to scriptmag.com You feel like your script is ready. Maybe there’s a competition deadline looming, or you’ve found a way to get someone to read it. Now is not the time to re-write – you’re going to…
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April 20, 2021 0

Are We Getting Too Obsessed with ‘Story’ in Our Screenplays?

This article originally appeared in Script Magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. To read the original article head to scriptmag.com For the last few decades, the industry fueling aspiring writers has been focused on ‘story is king’. Come up with some high concept moment of genius, and your path to a riches-filled screenwriting career…
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April 1, 2021 0

Our 2020 Grand Prize Winner Signs with Management Company!

Write LA is thrilled to announce our 2020 Winner Nathan Dame has just signed with management company Fourward based on his success in our competition! His hilarious comedy pilot, ‘Fraulein Schreiber’s Mixtape’ was selected in a year that saw a record high number of entries. “We were super excited about Nathan’s script. Our mission at…
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February 4, 2021 0

2019 Write/LA Grand Prize Weekend Recap!

This past weekend, we celebrated our three grand prize winners — Nick Alverson, Paula Dixon, and Clint Williams — in Los Angeles. The experience was a whirlwind and, dare we say, pretty awesome. Here’s a look at what we got up to with these incredibly talented and dedicated writers: The festivities started Thursday night when…
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December 11, 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

5 Ways to Connect with Screenwriters When You Don’t Live in LA

This article originally appeared in LA Screenwriter. An edited version is reprinted here by the author with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) If you live in Los Angeles, take advantage of it! There are countless opportunities to network with other writers, actors, assistants, and all sorts of people who are also looking to build careers…
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June 18, 2019 0