7th Annual 2009 Script P.I.M.P. Screenwriting Competition
DEADLINE: May 1st, 2009
New this year: writers may request general script notes for $40.
For registration, visit: http://www.scriptpimp.com/writing_competition/home.cfm
$16,000 CASH to winners - $50,000 in prizes
The 2009 Script P.I.M.P. Screenwriting Competition is now accepting entries for feature film scripts - all genres, styles, and lengths accepted. This is an international competition and non-U.S. writers are welcome. $50,000 in prizes given away to ANYONE who enters*.
Four (4) Grand-Prize winners receive:
- $3,000 cash each
- Pitch meetings with reps from at least four major studios or production companies
- A mentor meeting with a literary manager or executive who will provide advice and further leads
- Introduction to established literary representation
- Additional assistance from Script P.I.M.P. in polishing their script, including a one-hour free consultation with a personal analyst
- At least one mentor meeting scheduled the day after the awards ceremony with an industry professional.
- 5-year memberships to Script Pimp's Writers Database
- Invitation to the Script Pimp Awards Dinner in Santa Monica, CA (Writers Boot Camp) in July 2009 where the winners will be announced
- Guaranteed circulation to over 150 companies
- Featured 'Script Pimp Winner' listing on Ink Tip
- (2) free Development Notes on another script
Top 20 Finalists receive:
At least one mentor meeting scheduled the day after the awards ceremony with an industry professional
5-year memberships to Script Pimp's Writers Database
Invitation to the Script Pimp Awards Dinner in Santa Monica, CA (Writers Boot Camp) in July 2009 where the winners will be announced
Guaranteed circulation to over 150 companies
Featured 'Script Pimp Winner' listing on Ink Tipâ„¢
(1) Free Development Notes on another script
Composed of working literary agents, literary managers, and development directors from
the film industry, the 2009 judges include representatives at the following companies:
Alive Entertainment, Arpil Entertainment, Benderspink, Creative Artists Agency, Creative
Convergence, Darko Entertainment, Energy Entertainment, Foursight, Guy Walks Into A Bar
Productions, Hypnotic, Intellectual Property Group, Mission Underground, Smart
Entertainment, Think Film, The Radmin Company, United Talent Agency, William Morris
Agency, Kersey Management, Management 360, Original Artists, Silent R Management,
Bopopolis Bros. Film Factory, Candance Lake Literary, Diverse Film Company, Elements
Entertainment, Endeavor Agency, Foremost Films, Gersh Agency, Industry Entertainment,
Infinity Media, Menlo Park Productions, Millennium, Mosaic Media Group, New Regency, ONC
Entertainment, Original Media, Rebel Entertainment Partners.
In addition, the following are a selection of companies that have requested to review the
3 Arts Entertainment, 3 Ring Circus Films, AEI, The Alpern Group, Anthem Entertainment,
Andrew Lauren Productions, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Cedar Grove Agency,
Cinematic Instinct, Energy Entertainment, Genius Management, The Greenblatt-Janollari
Studio, Gersh LA, Hi-Def Entertainment, IndieShares, The Jerry Leider Company, JT
Entertainment, London Pictures, Pierce/Williams Entertainment, Polsky Films, Principal
Entertainment, Symbolic Entertainment, Underground Films, Wonder Entertainment
2nd Annual 2009 Script P.I.M.P. TV Writing Competition
$1,000 Cash to Best Overall TV Script
The 2nd Annual Script P.I.M.P. TV Writing Competition is now open.
Grand prize is $1,000 to the best spec, pilot, or reality series proposal.
Judges for the contest include writer Brian Keith Etheridge ("South Park"), Michael Morris (producer, Brothers and Sisters), and Mike Kelley, creator of "Swingtown."
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to request more information.
Script P.I.M.P. Competition Success Stories / Feedback:
Former competition winning script "Slammin'" sells to Warner Bros. for six figures
Evan Daugherty's 2008 grand prize-winning script SHRAPNEL makes the Blacklist (a list of
the top 100 scripts in Hollywood for 2008)
James K. Watts script BECKWOURTH, a 2008 Script Pimp Screenwriting Competition
finalist, is currently under option.
16 writers gained literary representation in the last two years
Since the Competition began in 2003, Script P.I.M.P. has successfully matched all
Grand-Prize winners from the competition with A-level literary representation. Our 2008
contest has netted option and representation agreements with many of the finalist
writers. Chadwick and Sean will work to set up at least one mentor meeting with each finalist.
To submit: http://www.scriptpimp.com/writing_competition/home.cfm.
Script P.I.M.P. Home Page: http://www.scriptpimp.com
***All new Writers Database members get one FREE entry into either competition!***
*all miscellaneous prizes are given away at random
About Script Pimp
Script P.I.M.P., LLC is a full-service screenplay analysis and resource hub designed for
writers, producers, and film industry professionals.
For nearly a decade, Script P.I.M.P. has provided screenwriters worldwide with quality,
in-depth analysis from readers with years of story development experience. In addition,
Script P.I.M.P. has gathered the specific needs and submission guidelines of production
and management companies, literary agencies, independent producers, and creative
executives searching for new material. Along with extensive resources, this information
is now available through their members-only Writers Database.
Script P.I.M.P. continues to offer top-notch coverage services and the potential to have
one's script circulated to production companies, agents, and managers through our Writers
Workshop, which reviews screenplays, short scripts, and TV specs and pilots. Rave
reviews and success stories continue to fuel the Workshop, as more and more writers
benefit from Script P.I.M.P.'s wide array of resources, from one-on-one consultations to
basic story notes.
Most recently, Rogues Gallery, a former Workshop "Recommend" screenplay written
by Brian Watanabe, wrapped production in Los Angeles and is set for a 2009 release.
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