30 April 2012
Producer-director team is searching for a script writer to come on board for a feature length adaptation comedy drama. The book is optioned with an award winning director on board. The director has 12 short films and three produced features which received theatrical release and were distributed in over 12 territories. He has won best director and screened at Venice, Cannes, Locarno, Berlin, BFI, BAFTA and Toronto to name a few. We are now searching for an experienced writer, with a strong voice and talent for character development and dialogue. Director and producer will be holding interviews in May but first we need to see a sample of your work. For this please send ONLY comedy/drama scripts or straight dramas. Please don't send us samples of Thriller, Horror or Rom Com scripts as they will not be reviewed due to the large number of applications. The job is paid and will meet full industry rates, with an initial payment for a working draft to be negotiated upon experience. Please send your script samples, CV and cover letter to email@example.com We look forward to reading your work! All the best More Info: http://vernonfilms.co.uk
SCREENWRITER WANTED 2012.4.25 16:54
I'm looking for a writer to come on board to help me write a feature. Serious people only - this is important to me. There is no budget, but I'm looking for a long term partnership and my collaborator will receive a percentage of the project. Inquire with me (Emmanuel Fordjour) at firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING WRITER/ANALYST FOR LIFESTYLE WEB SERIES 2012.4.25 10:55
BoldLifestyle Media Production House is currently searching for a Writer/Analyst for a new, metropolitan lifestyle web series. The project will be an 8 series pilot to be recorded in the Washington, DC metropolitan area over the next 4 - 6 months posted on a dedicated project website (complete with social networking) with aim to be considered for television broadcast. All episodes will be recorded during weekend hours with a possibility of after-work hours on some weekdays. If you fit the requirements listed below, we may be looking for you! Requirements: Must have upbeat and engaging writing style with correct grammar usage; Must be detail-oriented and able to meet production timelines; Must be interested and involved in the DC metropolitan area; Photography skills and social media experience are a plus. Objective: The Writer/Analyst works closely with the Executive Producer and/or Associate Producer throughout the pre-production phase of the project. He/She is responsible for building the content of the show by researching and reviewing outside, reliable sources as well as constructing dialogue for the hosts of the episode. To apply, please complete the online form at this url (http://boldlifestyle.com/work/index.php/production-calling) before May 5, 2012. We will contact only applicants that we are interested in interviewing once we have reviewed your online submission. As this is a self-funded project, payment and credit for services will be discussed during interview session. Only serious applicants need apply. Thank you and good luck!
SEEKING A COLLABORATIVE WRITING PARTNER FOR GRAPHIC NOVEL PROJEC 2012.4.25 10:38
I'm currently accepting writing samples from prospective writers who would like to collaboratively develop a story outline into a graphic novel manuscript. I'm searching for a writer who is comfortable working as part of a team, resides in the Los Angeles area, and enjoys the alt history and/or steampunk genres. You must understand how to write for a visual medium, but experience is not necessary. Writing sample submissions should reflect your ability to give characters a defined personality & voice. Any genre is ok, but please keep samples under 500 words. Compensation: negotiable, but most likely full writing credit, split story credit, development guarantees, and deferred profit sharing. Please e-mail your questions, info about yourself, references/experience, and writing samples/web links to steampunk.submissions@ gmail.com. Thank you for your submissions and consideration.
SEEKING CO-WRITER TO FINISH WEB SITCOM SCRIPTS 2012.4.24 11:14
Looking for a co-writer to help polish off six scripts for my new comedy web series. Currently the first episode is being funded through Kickstarter, however there is recent interest from JB Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and his manager Rick Dorfman to get behind this project. They'd like me to send them the scripts in the next couple of days and to be honest I've been caught off guard with this interest. The scripts are finished, but I feel they could use one more rewrite before I'd feel comfortable sending them off. Payment and terms to be negotiated. Please only respond if this is something you can tackle immediately. You can check out the project here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/retrofilmsent/manuel-labour-trash-collecting-junk. Apply to: Ryan Noel at email@example.com
TRANSLATE SCRIPT FROM ARGENTINIAN SPANISH TO AMERICAN ENGLISH 2012.4.23 11:14
Looking for a fun, amiable writer to translate a movie script (approx 100 pages) that's in Argentinian Spanish to American English. Please have screenwriting know-how (but I will be training you with my own methods and requirements). This is a very important opportunity for the right person since I am a Gatekeeper, Mentor, Manager & Muse in Hollywood. Please give details on what you bring to the table and what you expect to be paid. Anyone can submit, but being in Los Angeles is ideal. Send inquiries to info@TheBitchWithTheRedPen.com
WOMEN OF COLOR WRITERS 2012.4.20 14:27
Please only apply if you have read this posting. Generic cover letters will not be read. I'm developing a comedic web series about an up and coming feminist group in New York. The web series is a narrative about the formation of this group, and the struggles to make it racially, sexually, and economically diverse. The film has three main characters, two of whom are women of color. The project is highly ambitious. It's got the raciness of shows like Sex in the City, but it really aims to show the side of women that we don't often talk about: the fact that they are powerful beings that can change the world. In doing this, I want to explore what it means to be a woman, and to do this I feel that it is necessary to have a diverse group of women on the writing crew. More about the creator: I have just released my web series, and have written and directed 5 films before that. I am a feminist who is really interested in gender, race, and class. I'm also an aspiring history buff (well, someday), comedy writer, and social media guru. This show is very important to me as not only do I want to change the way that women are represented in media, I also wish to really hone in on what a better world would look like for all women. I'm looking for writers who want to do the same. A plus if you are also an actress. More Info: Http://lessonsfrommyearlytwenties.com Send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING SKETCH COMEDY WRITER 2012.4.18 09:57
I am in need of a sketch comedy writer. I would like to use someone for my talk variety show which will be a great way for improv and sketch comedy writer to get loads of practice and have their work acted out. Unfortunately, I am unable to pay at this time but you will get writer credit. If you are interested, send inquires to email@example.com P.S. Blue Material and Dark Humor is welcomed.
SEEKING SHORT FILM SCRIPTS 2012.4.18 09:51
We have a start-up cinema production company and are looking to add to our arsenal with some short films (under 10 minutes) that can be filmed in one day, preferably one location (or minimal number of locations) for about $1,500 (mostly toward gear rental, craft services, crew, cast...in that order, which we will provide). Any genre works. Looking to lock principal photography the last week of April. The kicker: it has to have as its lead a mid- to late- 20s Caucasian male (good looks, medium/athletic build/height, versatile dark hair, mesmerizing blue eyes...can email you headshots, etc.) He's a crucial member of our Team, and hopefully you will be, too! Everyone ought to have their dreams "reelized"; let's collaborate to Make It Happen, yo. To talk shop, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING WRITING PARTNER 2012.4.18 09:47
Looking for a writer to make partners with and co-write. Initially I have two scripts waiting to be polished and fixed). Please send me your resume, a little about yourself and the style of writing, genres or favorite films/influences, you have. Initially this is non paid but obviously there is the writing credit. I am a foreign (yes that´s another reason why I need a writing partner) producer-director that wants to focus more on execution, getting the thing done and....weird...get distribution :-) Thanks for reading and talk to you soon. More Info: http://www.mandy.com/home.cfm?c=mga004 Apply to: Alicia at email@example.com
HAVE SCRIPT NEEDING EDITING AND FORMATTING 2012.4.17 09:03
We are looking for an experienced screenwriter to edit and format our script. Must be located in Southern California. This is a paid project. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
LOOKING FOR QUALITY SCREENPLAY (GENRE IS OPEN) 2012.4.16 15:20
A new production company is seeking screenplay submission on any good genre. The screenplay must be a finished one, with lots of intrigues and creativity. If you have any screenplay that you want to see produced submit a query to this mail: email@example.com. Please don’t submit any screenplay yet unless on request. The genre (e.g.: action, thriller, horror, comedy, drama, suspense, Sci-Fi etc.) is open for now because we are looking for something captivating. The budget is open too; glad to say that the company has lots of fund to invest, looking at producing couple of scripts this year and next. Submission ends on 10.04.2012
SEEKING 1 HOUR ACTION ORIENTED EPISODIC SCRIPTS 2012.4.16 15:06
We are an independent film production company. We are looking for a writer with episodic scripts for a 1 hour TV Drama to be aired on a major Canadian Broadcast channel as follows: One-hour programs that can air between 8 to 9 p.m. and/or 9 to 10 p.m.; Action oriented programs (such as "Republic of Doyle."); Female oriented, character driven shows (such as "Being Erica."); Programs that speak directly to Canadians, about Canadians. Please note: We will accept submissions from Canadian writers only. The funding we seek can be only acquired on condition that the writer and producer are Canadians. If you have what it takes please provide a log line, synopsis and target audience. You can email us the information to firstname.lastname@example.org Only selected writers will be contacted. Apply to Gilbert Khoury.
SEEKING SCRIPT SET IN SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS 2012.4.16 10:07
We are ready to team up with another writer with a unique screenplay and create a movie that’s based around Scottish Highlands. Be advised that this is a low budget out of pocket project. Please send synopsis only for a 8-10 minute short. We will not accept a script without a synopsis first. Please Do not send a catchphrase, send a synopsis only. If we like the synopsis, we will get back and ask for screenplay. A synopsis must include a brief description of the screenplay/story. Thanks. Email us at email@example.com
SEEKING WRITING PARTNER FOR SITCOM PILOT 2012.4.16 08:47
My name is Zack Lyon, I am a comedy/drama writer. I am seeking a writing partner to develop a sitcom pilot in which I have already have a first draft. I believe the scenario to be both extremely commercial and also original. I have contacts within the industry which I will discuss in person. I understand any writer may find the concept of working on another writers project potentially frustrating, but I believe with the help of another talented writer we can make this work. Due to my other drama projects I am struggling to commit the time it deserves. I'm looking to form a lengthy writing relationship. With a talented writer I see a future in dealing with. Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Writing Assignments at Amazon Studios 2012.4.13 16:06
Writers are invited to pitch their take on two Amazon Studios projects to be considered for Open Writing Assignments that will pay up to $33,000 each. To be considered for these Open Writing Assignments, you must submit a Writer’s Proposal by May 14, detailing your approach to a rewrite of the script or scripts — you can submit for both.
SEEKING WRITING PA 2012.4.13 15:33
Seeking a motivated writing PA for primetime cable award show in its second year to assist the lead writer on the show who can help break story (docu-style shorts and comedy shorts), research, brainstorm, punch up scripts, and help line up interviews. As the award show gets closer, responsibilities will also include managing changes in show script, updating run of show, and dealing with last minute script changes from producers and presenters' agents. Award show is in October and work days will be sporadic (think once a week) and will grow as the award show draws near. Writing PA will also help work on other projects in development internally at the production company. Must know how to use Final Draft proficiently (in a production capacity, not just writing) and Photoshop and/or Illustrator is a plus. Please send resume and writing sample (original pilot or spec, with logline) to Tone at email@example.com Rate is $125/day.
SEEKING EXP. SCREENWRITER FOR IFEATURES2 COLLABORATION 2012.4.12 10:18
iFeatures2, the enhanced production initiative from Creative England and BBC Films, will green light 3 feature projects in Dec 2012 with budgets of £350,000 each. Level 5 Films will be submitting 2 projects to this very exciting development scheme and are currently looking to collaborate with a produced screenwriter on one of our submissions. If you are a screenwriter with a demonstrable track record (whether you live in the English regions or London), meet all of the requirements as outlined in the iFeatures guidelines (http://www.ifeatures2.co.uk/guidelines1.html) and feel that you have an exciting, fresh voice to add to the British Indie film landscape, then we would love to hear from you. PLEASE NOTE: If you are a Writer/Director and wish to apply to Level 5 Films you must have an excellent track record working at this budget level (i.e. you've won major awards as a director or have been critically acknowledged for your body of work) PLUS you must be prepared to go through an extensive development process on your proposed script with Level 5 Films acting as the lead creative producer in this instance. Take a look at the iFeatures page at http://www.level5films.com/ifeatures.html then click through to our submissions page to register your interest with us. On application to us we will require: 1.) A brief bio - pay particular attention to what inspires you as a writer and your experience with project development on previous work. 2.) A 25 word logline 3.) A brief synopsis or project outline. As a final note, if such films as 'Last Resort', 'London to Brighton', 'Frozen River', 'Martha Marcy May Marlene', 'Blue Valentine', & 'Wendy and Lucy' really do it for you as a writer, then we definitely want to hear from you. Submission deadline for iFeatures 2 is Tue 8th May. However, if you are interested in working with us we must receive your application in the first instance by THU 19th APRIL.
SCREENWRITING COLLABORATOR WANTED 2012.4.12 09:58
I'm looking to collaborate with another screenwriter for a local feature film project. If you'd like to learn a little bit more about the film, then please visit traficantethemovie.com, although, I must say, the synopsis has changed a little and thus this is why I am now seeking another writer to collaborate with in recreating or tweaking the original story around. If interested, please reply to this posting or send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org We can go into details later.
WRITERS FOR SCRIPTS AND TREATMENTS WANTED 2012.4.12 09:53
Do you have a gift with a pen? Do you like to have the skill to write great dialog? Can you paint a picture in just a few words? If you said yes, then Ath Wonder Entertainment is looking for you! We are looking for a few talented writers for scripts and treatments to start immediately. We have everything else we need to make our new Internet Television Channel, except you. Please send us your resume and an example of some of your work. Send inquiries to us at email@example.com We would look forward to hearing from you! Ath Wonder Entertainment.
SEEKING COMPLETED HIGH CONCEPT FEATURE SCRIPTS 2012.4.12 09:48
We are a media production company in Atlanta looking for completed feature length, high-concept scripts to produce. We are placing emphasis on ROMANTIC COMEDY AND/OR DRAMA. The ideal concept will have minimal locations and cast, a unique non-traditional storyline with a short but strong hook in the logline. Pay to be determined. Please NO ACTION, THRILLER, SCI-FI, ETC. Thank you for your submission. INSTRUCTIONS to SUBMIT: We pay attention to professional, carefully proof-read queries and scripts. Thank you. *PLEASE READ CAREFULLY* (1) In SUBJECT line put - [TITLE]' (2) Cut and Paste QUERY LETTER or SYNOPSIS ONLY into body of email at: SCRIPTS@WILDHUNDREDS.COM (3) Attach a FULL script. Partial scripts are accepted however, please note we can only make a decision from scripts we have read entirely. Thank you for your submission. You will be contacted if interested.
SHORT SCRIPTS WANTED 2012.4.12 09:34
Producer seeks short scripts for Web Series. Must be crime, mystery, horror, supernatural with a twist. Scripts should be less than ten pages. Send inquiries to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR SEEKS SHORT SCRIPT 2012.4.11 18:52
My name is Jay Sansone, I am a professional video director and photographer. I am currently looking for a short story writer to submit/or write a piece for a short film. The film should be from 2-6 minutes in length. We are looking for post-modern subjects, with quirky, witty, and interesting writing. Myself and crew each have over 6 years experience making shorts, and we are looking for a talented writer with interesting stories. Please contact me ASAP at email@example.com if you are interested. My work can be seen at http://www.jaysansone.com Here is my professional reel: http://vimeo.com/11243412
SCRIPT WRITER NEEDED 2012.4.11 09:29
Script Writer needed to work on short film with Director. More Info: http://www.steveglashier.com.
SCREENWRITERS WANTED 2012.4.11 08:58
Searching for screenwriter that wants to write and develop content with producer. Features, TV Pilots or Web series. We are currently looking for screenwriters for productions. We are looking for writers to help us put into writing some great ideas that we have already started to develop. This is a great opportunity to to be apart of a team and possibly have a story produced. We are a team of creative and driven individuals working together to get great projects done locally. Our team consists of local television, film and radio professionals with experience working for clients such as CNN, DISCOVERY, ABC, and more. Currently these are non paying positions, however, we offer the opportunity for growth, access to production equipment, press credentials, and production experience for your resume and portfolio. Most importantly we will make your stories come to life. You will have a product in your hands which we will market and distribute with your name. This should lead not only towards great networking, but also towards funding (grants, sponsors etc) for future projects. Send inquiries to us at firstname.lastname@example.org (To see some of our projects, please visit Youtube.com/TheAmpNetwork)
PARTNER FOR COMEDY SITCOM WANTED 2012.4.11 08:52
Hi I'm making this post because I'm looking for a dedicated co-partner that will be willing to help me create an entire season of screenplays and shop around it for funding. The premise and the pilot is pretty much locked and completed. It's also copyrighted and ready for funding! I've spoke to a few investors about the idea but I want to get a partner before I continue pitching this sitcom to anywhere else. I realized I can't do this all on my own, literally impossible! So if you think you can do this hit me up in an email to email@example.com and I'll go over all the details as far as pay, agreement forms, the script, and the connections I have. Thank you. Quan.
ASSEMBLING TEAM FOR IFEATURES INITIATIVE 2012.4.10 08:46
My current projects aren't eligible so I'm looking for directors and especially writers to make an iFeatures team application. As I'm based in the regions, working with me would make you eligible to apply, no matter where you're from in the UK. You also need a full team to be eligible, so lets hook up! iFeatures 2 are looking for projects in their early stages. 16 short listed teams will receive development money and support (min £1500 per script draft). Eventually 3 projects will be produced. Please read their guidelines carefully before sending me anything. http://www.ifeatures2.co.uk/guidelines1.html If you've already written a screenplay for your idea, this must be a very rough first draft only. Please don't submit anything more developed than this, it will only lead to trouble for the whole team later on. For writers, the iFeatures application requires a logline up to 25 words, a synopsis up to 100 words, an outline up to 2,000 words (roughly 4 pages) and a bio up to 500 words. Please therefore send me something similar, however, I appreciate that it takes time to draft materials to these exact lengths - if you've already drafted docs for other schemes, you may send those instead. If I'm interested, we can work together on re-drafting for iFeatures specifications. If you are applying as a writer-director, please also include a showreel link. Or if you are applying as a director without a project, please just supply the bio and showreel. NOTES FOR DIRECTORS: This scheme favours teams where the writer and director are separate people. If you are truly a writer-director, and your work is equally strong in both areas, then no problem. However, my preference is to select the strongest ideas, before pairing them with directors. ALL DIRECTORS MUST HAVE MADE AT LEAST 2 SHORTS WHICH HAVE SCREENED AT FESTIVALS. ADDITIONALLY THEY MUST HAVE WON AT LEAST ONE AWARD, OR SCREENED AT ONE MAJOR FESTIVAL (E.G. Edinburgh, London, Cannes (not the short film corner), Berlin, Venice, Locarno, SXSW, Sundance, Tribeca, other Oscar qualifying festivals etc). Very competetive scheme - please don't be offended if I can't work with you on this occasion. And please be aware, I will read loglines and 100 word synopses first. If these haven't grabbed me, I probably won't have time to read your 4 page outline. iFeatures deadline is 8th of May. However, I NEED TO RECEIVE ALL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST BY 5pm MONDAY 23rd OF APRIL. This will allow me time to read everything, pair projects with directors where necessary, and develop materials further before the iFeatures 2 deadline. Good luck, I will bounce back to confirm receipt of very application. Please just apply via my email - firstname.lastname@example.org - no need to submit via the Talent Circle entry form. Thanks.
SEEKING ASIAN, FEMALE, UK-BASED CO-WRITER FOR NEW TV SERIES 2012.4.9 15:34
I am looking for somebody to co-write a script with me. I have an excellent idea for a new television crime series, which I'm pretty sure will attract interest if we are able to come up with a good pilot script. The protagonist is an Asian female (i.e from the Asian sub continent: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh or Sri Lanka)and I would like to co write this project with an Asian writer (preferably female) in order to achieve greater authenticity. I will let you know more details about the project if I'm interested in your application, although all I have at the moment is the basic concept. The plot and all of the characters still need to be worked out and I would like to do so with the new writer. I am based in Oxford and, ideally, you would be based somewhere within commuting distance of Oxford, so that we could meet face to face a couple of times during the writing of the script, but of course, there's always skype and email, so location can be flexible. I have an MA in creative writing for film and television from the University of Sheffield. I am represented by the Knight Hall Agency, (www.knighthallagency.com) My last play, "Death Takes A Lover", was produced in London in November to great acclaim (see www.lonewoltheatre.co.uk) If you are interested please send me an email with information about yourself and your writing experience, the type of things you are interested in writing about and a writing sample. I will then respond with the same and a more detailed outline of my concept. If we are both still interested we can meet up and start work. I look forward to hearing from you. Olivier Bosman email: email@example.com
SEEKING UK COMEDY OR ROM COM BUT OPEN TO OTHERS 2012.4.9 09:07
I'm specifically looking for 90 page feature COMEDY and /or ROM COMS but I'm open to all genres. They must be set in UK BUT OUTSIDE GREATER LONDON - or must be adaptable to be set outside London. I'm applying for two projects for iFeatures2 (http://www.ifeatures2.co.uk/) IMPORTANT - PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU QUALIFY ACCORDING TO THEIR GUIDELINES HERE: http://www.ifeatures2.co.uk/guidelines1.html YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT YOUR QUALIFICATION. Please could you forward me your outlines, synopsis, treatments or scripts asap to firstname.lastname@example.org Fee to be negotiated if we get through and green lit. Thanks, Ivan. IVAN FRANCIS CLEMENTS (Producer - http://pro.imdb.com/name/nm1318597/)
WRTER FOR WEB SERIES WANTED 2012.4.7 13:29
We need a writer for an internet series project. Knowledge of fashion and music is a must. We also prefer someone familiar with Orange County, since all of the action will happen there. The story will have drama and slight comedy in an intense competitive environment. No reality show style; this series is for a scripted format. Please submit specs of some of your work no more than 5 pages long. For this project, we require an experienced writer with a track record, so please include the link to your work, credited as a writer: Film, TV, pilots, webseries, etc. Submit your information to LATRENDZZ@GMAIL.COM Thank you.
FILMMAKERS SEEK SHORT FILM SCRIPT 2012.4.6 11:43
Independent Filmmakers searching for our next short film script to produce. Our first short film, A Valentine for Bernie, 2009, (http://imdb.com/rg/an_share/title/title/tt1380965/) was screened at three U.S. film festivals. We are ready to team up with another writer with a unique screenplay and create a movie. We are open to discussing some compensation for said screenplay, but be advised that this is a low budget, out-of-pocket project. Submission requirements: Please send synopsis only for a 20-30 minute short. We will not accept a script without a synopsis first. If we like the synopsis, we will contact you regarding script. Also, this is IMPORTANT- Do not send a catchphrase, send a synopsis only. Too many emails get deleted because writers elect to send descriptions that say nothing about the story. A synopsis must include a brief description of the screenplay/story. Thanks. Send to: Contact@budmoshmovies.com
SCREENWRITER NEEDED WHO'S GREAT WITH DIALOGUE 2012.4.6 11:36
Screenplay Writer needed who's strong point is dialogue. I have the development of the Concept and Beat Sheet paper complete and also the scene layout for the duration of the film - a somewhat treatment if you like. However I am in needed of a writer how's strong point is Great dialogue. Someone who has a great vocabulary and is able to use it with cinematic precision. The aim would be to produce a 15 minute short film script from the information provided - of course after a few discussions. There is also scope for this to be developed further into a feature in the future. The writer will be paid, fee is to be discussed. Apply with CV/Resume and links to work already produced, once links have been viewed the successful applicants will be asked to submit script samples via email. If all you have are script samples, please mention this in your cover letter. Send to Raj@WAHFilms.com Thank you.
LOOKING FOR HORROR, SCI-FI, OR THRILLER SHORT 2012.4.6 11:29
I'm looking for an intelligent genre (horror, thriller, sci-fi) short script between 5-20 minutes that can be filmed on a low budget. I cannot pay you, but I will put up all the money to make the film and you will have a short film to your credit on IMDB. The film will be sent to all the major festivals and will be a great opportunity to get your name out there. Don't worry if you don't have a lot of credits yet. I am more interested in the story than what you've done in the past. So feel free to apply whether you have dozens of writing credits or if this is your first script. If you're interested in applying, please send a short log line of your story and if I'm interested in learning more, I will email you. Use the contact form on my web site at http://www.matthewtibbenham.com/Matthew_Tibbenham/Contact_Me.html
SEEKING SCREENWRITER TO CONVERT MANUSCRIPT INTO SCREENPLAY 2012.4.6 10:30
I am seeking an established screenwriter for a writing partnership to turn the following manuscript into scripts for a major animated children's/adult's feature film. I have written a (aimed at children, teenagers, adults) manuscript which is 17,000 words first book in total 50,000 words. The manuscript is called the Space Spinners which is about aliens (angels) that need to search for water and come to a planet that has this water. The Space Spinners agree to help the creatures change their bad ways, however they must go on a long journey to find a magical place named Knowledge. The Space Spinners has the flavor of Alice in Wonderland, Wizard of Oz, Monsters Inc . The potential customers could be Disney, BskyB, ITV, ABC, Warner Bros, Universal, etc. The Space Spinners teaches about education, anti-social behavior, poor life skills, cruelty, unselfishness, poor management, covers children and teenagers who hang around in gangs. I am the inventor of the Space Spinners. My background is management and I am a qualified teacher. The Space Spinners is both funny and sad. It is a real, magical, amazing journey. I am seeking funds to create animation for cinema. I would be delighted if you could get involved with this project. Tony Nottage of an exclusive animation company Creation Studio Productions who has opened the doors with Universal based in the UK for a 5m children's animation project called Saving Santa (cast includes Joan Collins and Martin Freeman) has expressed getting involved with the project. The aim is to produce a feature film aimed at adults and children. Potential investment person Gavin Burnell of Northland is interested in seeking a business plan. The aim is for all parties to benefit from the film and merchandising rights. I would like to comment that I do not have any monies, however, I have a good management team including a sales manager for UK ITV. Bob Pritchard has also expressed getting involved. Bob was marketing director for Global BskyB. I would be delighted to send you the first manuscript. The manuscript represents real life in our community, the space spinners is a radical manuscript. I look forward to your reply. Mark J. Sanders, email email@example.com, phone 01543378146, UK mobile number 07544372486. This gig is not paid, but to hopefully receive a percentage of future sales of film and merchandising.
COLLABORATOR NEEDED 2012.4.5 10:12
I'm writer who is in process of writing a space adventure series. I need someone who is experience in sci-fi series to help fix it up. So film makers would like it. No pay at this time. For more info e-mail me, Nancy Kerr, at firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING FUNNY WRITERS 2012.4.4 09:57
Dynamic interactive-tv company that has deals with some of the biggest networks, studios and productions companies in Hollywood, is currently seeking a seasoned writer for our second screen apps. MUST BE ABLE TO BRING THE FUNNY & ENGAGING. This is a freelance position located in our Beverly Hills offices. Salary based on experience and is paid on a project-by-project basis. Please send samples of your writing to email@example.com
AWARD WINNING PRODUCER/DIRECTOR SEEKS SHORT COMEDY SCRIPT 2012.4.4 09:09
Producer / Director (IMDB Profile: http://pro.imdb.com/name/nm1056990/) seeking short comedy script for production. Minimal locations, character driven preferred. Send scripts to PraterPix@gmail.com
RECENT FILM SCHOOL GRAD SEEKS SHORT SCRIPTS 2012.4.4 05:26
I am a director and recent film graduate from Sheridan College, looking for original, dramatic short film scripts to eventually get funded, shot, and entered in festivals. Send scripts (15 pages and under) to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and tell me about yourself. If you're a writer willing to collaborate, looking for exposure, and would like to see your script become a film, please contact me. You can see my current demo reel here: http://vimeo.com/39666258. Looking for intermediate to advanced writers only. Cheers, Tom.
SCREENWRITER SEEKS COLLABORATOR 2012.4.3 12:54
Must be mature, serious, disciplined, and into horror, suspense, thriller, and drama genres only (no comedy). You should have a few completed screenplays but you don't have to be produced. I have several finished scripts and also a feature length POV horror shot journal style, Alicen's Diary (2011). Please send inquiries to email@example.com
SEEKING MENTAL-HEALTH RELATED SHORT SCRIPTS 2012.4.3 10:12
Red Dress Productions is currently working on, a series of short films based on the subject of mental health, together the short films will add up to a feature length film with several individually dramatised stories based on peoples real life experiences of mental health. They will be individually written and made, with Red Dress Productions as the overarching production company. However, there will be subtle links between each story such as a location or a phrase. The film will be set to be shown at festivals throughout the UK and abroad and I will also be approaching the BFI, BAFTA and Film 4. We are currently looking for writers to submit 10 minute shorts by the end of May, we will then pick 8 shorts to be made. I would suggest that if you are interested in this project but don't have any first hand experience of mental illness then you get someone who has to tell you their story. The story could be based around the person afflicted with a condition or someone close to them that has been effected by it. It could be sad and distressing or joyful and happy, it could be a liner narrative or something more experimental, we are looking for a diverse range of scripts. Although all the stories are individual we are looking for them all to have a connection, so please incorporate one of the following in your script: 1.)a cafe - this is a particularly strong connection. 2.) university halls 3.) a hospital 4.) a school art room. Contact us at: Eleanor@reddressproductions.co.uk
FEAUTURE LENGTH SCREENPLAY WANTED 2012.4.3 09:49
I am a producing student based in New York. I am looking for a feature length script (no less of 100 pages) for my final thesis. I am going to write a whole preproduction bible on that script. I am interested in drama, ironical drama, horror movie, road movie. Please contact me (Lavinia Barsotti) at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRODUCTION COMPANY SEEKS TO OPTION SCREENPLAY 2012.4.2 14:57
AutumnSky Films is seeking to option compelling coming of age,drama or film noir screenplay for development and production. Budget of 100-150K; so script must utilize no more than 4-6 locations and characters. All submissions MUST MEET AT LEAST ONE of the following criteria: 1. Screenwriter has written previous script(s) that were optioned or produced. 2.Screenplay was submitted for professional coverage and notes can be forwarded. 3. SP was previously optioned and is now unencumbered. All submissions that meet the above will be read with interest! Please email a logline and brief synopsis to Info@AutumnSkyFilms.com Thank you in advance for considering our call for scripts.
NYC ARTS SCHOOL SEEKS SCREENWRITING FACULTY 2012.4.2 09:28
The Bronx Academy of the Arts (opening 2014) is seeking prospective (part-time) faculty for the following positions: Intro to Screenwriting, Advanced Screenwriting, My First Novel, Intro to Songwriting. Apply online at http://www.bronxartsacademy.com/faculty-staff-application. All levels of experienced and talent are welcome. Thank you.
ASIA-BASED PRODUCERS SEEK SCRIPTS 2012.4.2 09:15
We are Asian-based producers soliciting completed feature-length scripts (action-adventure / thriller / sci fi / etc) that portray stories and/or characters about Chinese culture and/or that are set in China -- OR -- scripts with an identifiable rewrite potential set in China ('sinosizable'). Successful scripts will be produced in the People's Republic of China and will necessarily be vetted by the government. Content already translated into Mandarin and/or pre-approved material will be given very high priority. Budget range to be determined. Both WGA and non-WGA writers may submit. Send inquiries to us at email@example.com
PRODUCTION COMPANY SEEKS SCRIPTS 2012.4.2 09:10
THE PHILM COMPANY is looking to expand our slate of scripts specifically COMMERCIAL stories that can be produced on 500k-£2m of any genre. We're also interested in reading scripts that are set in Asia and written by screenwriters local to that region. We're always looking to find the next best screenplay but be realistic: we are not a studio and therefore probably unable to produce your $500m sci-fi blockbuster! If you are a represented writer, please ask your agent/manager to submit your project via the guidelines below. Selected scripts will be optioned by the company and developed with the writer. At this initial stage please ONLY submit: a log-line and a synopsis (up to one page.) Send to firstname.lastname@example.org If we like the sound of your script we will then contact you to request a full length screenplay. DO NOT SEND SCREENPLAYS STRAIGHT AWAY. Please do NOT send short film or documentary ideas.
MADATOMS.COM SEEKING FREELANCE COMEDY WRITERS 2012.3.30 09:27
MadAtoms.com is seeking freelance (paid) comedy writers to produce our daily comedy content in the form of essays, charts, comics, infographics, illustrations and more. If you're a hilarious writer interested in writing with a unique take on sex, dating, politics, film and TV, pop culture and everything else relavent to creative 20-somethings, get in touch. Please send samples to email@example.com Please no fake news, "funny" sports commentary, blatantly copy-pasted generic CVs without samples, or links to an impossible-to-navigate blog about your college basketball team. We want short and funny. We pay for every article we publish, offer good exposure, and have hookups with a major studio in L.A. Thanks.
LOOKING FOR A CREATIVE SCRIPTWRITER 2012.3.29 08:22
Looking for a creative scriptwriter to help with the script for a promotional film trailer to promote the sport of airsoft within the UK. The short 1 minute advert is a collaboration to enable us to test the limitations of the Canon DSLR's and C300 in a variety of conditions and set-ups. Airsofting is a hobby sport within the UK that caters for teenagers and adults alike to enjoy 'real' call of duty game play, utilising realistic weaponry and tactics, the sport is played throughout the UK on a number of woodland, urban and sometimes offshore sites! I've got a basic script plan, with locations already organised, along with kit and crew. I'm now looking for a talented scriptwriter to develop a narrative around what we have, this will be a great opportunity for anyone looking to move into screenplay development and may lead to future work - as we're currently looking at funding a feature. Dates for filming are currently the 14th and 15th of April. Send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR SEEKS FEATURE SCREENPLAY 2012.3.29 08:16
I am a director looking for a feature film screenplay that I would turn into my debut. If finding the right material, funds for the film will not be a problem - after directing a short film trilogy, I am currently second director on a major feature film shot in the Czech Republic and the production company is happy to back my own debut. I am looking to shoot as soon as 1st half of 2013. If you are a writer with a good script (or even just an idea) looking to have their screenplay produced, please send me a 1 page treatment to email@example.com Any genre, any length, at this stage I am completely open, looking for the right thing, something that will shatter all the ideas I have. If your script is intriguing to me, I will immediately contact you with more details. Looking forward to hearing from you.
SCREENWRITER FOR TRACK/COACHING FILM STORY 2012.3.28 05:27
You know how to craft a slick, professional screenplay. But do you also know about track & field, about coaching? If so, we should talk. I have a film story that can win. Am seeking a writing partner to develop my treatment into a full screenplay. Imagine bad news brs. + chariots of fr. x Special Olympics. Work together in trust and integrity; share equally in a sale. Send inquiries to me, Jess Prochilo, at firstname.lastname@example.org
LOOKING FOR SCRIPT EDITOR 2012.3.27 08:28
I am looking for a script editor to edit my three short film scripts. The first one is a 25 page short film script. If we are both happy working together after this one then we will work on the other scripts. These are all non-profit short film scripts but I will be happy to pay 100 GBP per script. Native language should be English. Please inquire with me at email@example.com
A man and his dog have died after the car they were in became completely submerged in floodwater as it was crossing a ford - while large swathes of England and Wales brace for more flooding.Emergency services said a 54-year-old woman, who had been driving, managed to escape from the vehicle after it got stuck in "5ft of fast-flowing" water near Newbury in West Berkshire.
The 52-year-old man, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene in Compton Wood, Hampshire.
Inspector Jon Snook said: "We believe the car drove into the ford from the Hampshire side where it appears as though it was swept downstream and became submerged.
"On arrival, we co-ordinated a rescue operation with the fire service to try and free the man. Unfortunately, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
"We know that the ford was flooded and we are now conducting an investigation to establish the exact circumstances of this incident and will be preparing a file for the coroner."
Police also said the woman was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, where she was being treated for shock.
It comes as rain and wind continue to wreak havoc in many parts of the country and high rivers from the weekend rain pose a danger to property.
The Met Office says this month has been the UK's wettest April since records began in 1910.
At least 36 flood warnings and 152 flood alerts are in place, with localised flooding expected in parts of southern and eastern England, the Midlands and Wales.
A spokeswoman for the Environment Agency (EA) said three incident rooms had been set up in the Midlands, while a further incident room was set up for the Wessex area in the south.
She said: "It's not unusual to experience heavy downpours and some flooding - mainly of farmland - at this time of year, but we're continuing to closely monitor the forecast and rainfall particularly in areas along the rivers Severn, Teme and Avon, including Worcestershire, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.
"Environment Agency teams are out on the ground continuing a close watch on river levels as well as checking defences and clearing any potential blockages to reduce the risk of flooding."
The heavy rain has caused the cancellation of the Badminton Horse Trials in Gloucestershire, which were due to start on Friday.
Organisers admitted the decision was taken as there was no realistic chance of the ground drying out in time for the event.
Among the towns worst hit by the downpours are Taunton, in Somerset, and Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, which was devastated by flooding five years ago.
Midlands correspondent David Crabtree is in Tewkesbury, which he said was under more than two foot of water.
"In places there was around 2.2 inches of rainfall, which is well above the average," he said.
"People in some places are preparing with sandbags to make sure that the water doesn't get into their homes.
"I have to say, (the water) is still rising. We do hear that more rainfall is on the way.
"The Environment Agency say this above-average rainfall does help in terms of trying to alleviate drought conditions that are still in force here, but we'll need similar kinds of rainfall over the next few months to get out of that situation."
More than 1,800 households in Tewkesbury were forced to move out of their homes and into temporary accommodation by torrential rainfall in 2007.
The latest downpours come at the end of a particularly wet week for England and Wales, in which 42mm (1.7in) of rain fell in the South East and 55mm (2.2in) in the South West, which has now had 166% of the average rainfall for April.
Many areas at risk of floods are currently in a state of drought, which is gripping the South East, East Anglia, the Midlands, the South West and south and east Yorkshire after two unusually dry winters in a row.
While some parts of Britain can hope for a reprieve today, the South West shows no sign of drying up with the wet weather set to continue.
Sky News weather presenter Joanna Robinson said: "Most other places will dry up, but southwest Britain will stay wet and windy, with gusts up to 60mph."
Thousands of homes were left without power in Wales over the weekend.
Around 1,200 homes in South Wales still have no electricity.
Earlier many homes were cut off in the West Midlands, as well as 2,000 in the South West, electricity supplier Western Power said.
26 April 2012
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