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Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger will take YOUR pitches and help you reconstruct them! If you need to learn how to pitch and/or are currently pitching your script to producers, and it still hasn't sold, then join the call and you may be one of the lucky ones to get FREE advice on how to improve your delivery. Not only will Jacob give you a new perspective on pitching, he'll help yours get better!
Regular Registration:09/27/14Class Begins:09/27/14

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THE TV SHOWRUNNER'S ROADMAP (ISA Sponsored)
Neil Landau is an award-winning screenwriter, bestselling author, and professor in the MFA Screenwriting and Producing Programs at UCLA School of Film, TV & Digital Media; in addition to his 25 years of professional experience on writing staffs of some of TV's most successful TV series, Neil has also sold and developed pilots most of the major networks and studios (CBS, ABC, Lifetime).
Date Recorded: 03/01/14
What if you could write any time you wanted to: confidently, passionately, and even joyfully? What kind of writer would you be then? Find out in this mind-opening free teleseminar with award winning screenwriter Jacob Krueger how to root out writers block at the source, and banish it from your life.  Jacob will show you powerful techniques you can use today.
Date Recorded: 04/12/12

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Minneapolis Underground Film Festival Our mission is to exhibit artists, entertain our audiences and inspire filmmakers to create exiting original work. Hosted and Sponosred by The Film Society of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Show Fest International From a simple start at the Sydney Comedy Store in 2004 screening shorts on DVD, Show-Fest has grown to be a fully-featured festival that can screen 35mm prints in a real cinema environm No Place Like Holmes "NO PLACE LIKE HOLMES" (NPLH) is at its core a web drama comedy show that is based upon Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "Sherlock Holmes" series .
Produce Iowa The Iowa Film Office recently finished a transition period to become Produce Iowa in 2013. Alabama Film Office To increase economic opportunities by building and promoting film and the related media industries in the State of Alabama. This includes recommending policies and legislation, implemen Konwiser Brothers The Konwiser Brothers began their professional career together and have stayed that way ever since, creating an impressive record of award-winning feature films, documentaries, televisi BIG SIX FILM Former production company currently involved in profit &nonprofit resourcing for the literary arts. TheWriteRoom.Org is an national, nonprofit organization that extends retreats to qual Maryland Film Office Our mission is to attract film and video production to film on-location in the state of Maryland. Our goal is to make the process of filming in Maryland as easy as possible. Original Artists The Company’s mission is to  provide writers, writer-directors and directors with sophisticated development of their skills, cutting-edge career management and unparalleled access to pr Rebel Entertainment Partners, Inc. REP has firmly established itself as one of the preeminent talent agencies in Los Angeles with a client roster that boasts some of the most renowned and reputable talent in the industry Gerald Smith & Associates 2930 Keystone St. Burbank, CA 91504 (323) 849-5388 Bill Boyle's 'Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay' This Group is primarily made up of screenwriters who have recieved coaching and explored 'The Visual Mindscape of the Screenplay" with Bill Boyle and are interested in continuing to Cine Tirol Offering location services and production incentives, Cine Tirol is the door to the beauty of Austria and The Alps. Abu Dhabi Film Commission Located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Abu Dhabi is an exciting, vibrant, and multi-cutltural city: an international capital. Utopia Film Festival Featuring films that explore utopian visions, i.e. cultural, social, political, environmental--the utopian spirit of better living through film. The Utopia Film Festival is also a dedic The Screenplay Writers Whether you need a screenplay writer for the Hollywood or Bollywood industries, TheScreenplayWriters.com has the talent you need to complete your next world class screenplay or WRITING THE SPEC SCRIPT THAT LAUNCHES YOUR CAREER An extremely well executed spec script is required to break into the business, yet too many writers waste valuable time writing a script with little to no chance at success. This seminar covers what agents and managers are looking for in today’s marketplace and shares the best ways to launch a career. Artisan Festival International [World Peace Initiative] An international art festival featuring music, art, cinema, and dance.  Festivals in Canne, The Hamptons, Hollywood, and Miami. Midnight Sun Pictures 10960 WIlshire Blvd. Suit 1100 Los Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 440-5853 Animal Behavior Society Film Festival Featuring films that portray important concepts in animal behavior research and education. Bicoastal Talent Bicoastal continues to build its reputation as a boutique agency based upon the integrity of our agents and the excellence of our artists. West Coast Office 210 North Pass Ave. Suite DC Shorts & Screenwriting Competition A short film festival featuring a screenplay competition--six finalists are selected, cast, and directed for a live table reading. Chicago Int'l Children's Film Festival Featuring films made by and for children. Utah Film Comission Our knowledgeable staff is here to assist your production with all of your filming needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from initial scouts and pre-production to principal photograp Yahsome! Productions Yahsome! Productions is a private enterprise based in Fresno, California, and is looking to make connections in the Denver, Colorado, area for expansion. Jersey Flix, LLC Jersey Flix is a Northern New Jersey-based independent film company dedicated to producing and promoting innovative short and feature length films.
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Final Deadline: 11/06/14 Regular: 10/14/14 Short The APM Short Screenplay Competition creates opportunities for screenwriters around the globe to get their short screenplays PRODUCED, made ... Final Deadline: 10/31/14 Regular: 10/15/14 Feature , Short , Web Series Feedback is included with every round that a script advances, with an opportunity to resubmit during the first 2 rounds. Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Regular: 10/15/14 Feature Whether you have a contained action-thriller or a big, effects-driven blockbuster, we want to read it! ScreenCraft’s screenwriting ... Final Deadline: 10/15/14 Early: 10/15/14 Feature The Script Pipeline Great Movie Idea Contest seeks pitches, synopses, and loglines for the next great movie idea and connects writers with ... Final Deadline: 12/01/14 Early: 10/15/14 TV Pilot Script Pipeline's 5th Great TV Show Idea Contest seeks pitches, synopses, and loglines for the next great TV idea and connects the winner ... Final Deadline: 12/01/14 Final: 10/16/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Web Series Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition is brought to you by the International Screenwriters’ Association. This is our 5th Season ... Final Deadline: 10/16/14 Final: 10/17/14 TV Pilot Over $3,000 in Cash and Prizes! All winners are sent to over 25 producers, agents and managers. Our intention is to help open doors for the ... Final Deadline: 10/17/14 Late: 10/17/14 Feature , Short Win over $5,000 in Cash and Prizes! - PLUS winning scripts will get Produced and made into Movies! Our goal is to discover and promote the ... Final Deadline: 10/17/14 Late: 10/31/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short , Web Series , Play The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is an international screenwriting competition dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of the ... Final Deadline: 12/31/14 Late: 10/31/14 Feature Rated SR is a film festival that focuses on socially relevant human stories and raises awareness to social problems by offering positive ... Final Deadline: 12/10/14 Regular: 11/01/14 Feature Our mission is to provide industry exposure and educational support to feature screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told. Final Deadline: 12/10/14 Regular: 11/01/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short , Web Series , Play , Novel Lots of scripts are rejected at film festivals. One of the reasons is that there are too many submissions. Producing a film is one thing. ... Final Deadline: 02/15/15 Late: 11/03/14 Feature The KAIROS PRIZE, now in its 10th season, is one of the most successful competitions in the country with one of the highest winner to ... Final Deadline: 11/03/14 Regular: 11/03/14 Feature , TV Pilot , Short , Web Series , Play New Media Film Festival: Honoring Stories Worth Telling in all media that are innovative, imaginative and inspirational. Stories that can ... Final Deadline: 04/20/15 Final: 11/15/14 Feature , TV Pilot The First Look Project, presented by Script Pipeline, fulfills the current requests of studios and top-tier production companies by finding ... Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Regular: 11/15/14 Feature To promote any holiday themed screenplays and expose winners to industry professionals. *Cash prizes. * ONLY Holiday themed screenplay ... Final Deadline: 11/15/14 Late: 11/17/14 Feature , Short During the OFF we now do a Writers Theatre aspect of our screenplay competition, which means we have local actors read sections of the ... Final Deadline: 11/17/14 Early: 11/19/14 Feature , Short CGIFF is open to all filmmakers, screenwriters and artists working within the medium of film. 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