SOURCE: Script Pipeline

Script Pipeline

April 06, 2010 09:00 ET

Script Pipeline to Award $100,000 in Cash and Prizes to Winning Writers in International Competition

Eighth Annual Screenwriting and Teleplay Competition Entry Deadline -- May 1

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 6, 2010) -  positivePR - Script Pipeline (Script P.I.M.P.), a full-service resource hub for screenwriters, producers, and film industry professionals, is accepting submissions for their eighth annual Script P.I.M.P. Screenwriting and Teleplay Competition through May 1, 2010. All entrants will have their work read and critiqued by a panel of literary agents, development executives, managers, and producers, and will be eligible to win one of four grand prize packages of $3500 cash plus prizes. The top 20 writers will be afforded the opportunity to fly to Los Angeles for meetings with industry professionals and will receive cash and prize packages. The winners will be announced at Script Pipeline's annual Awards Ceremony in July, at Writer's Boot Camp, Santa Monica, CA.

Founded in 2000 by Chadwick Clough, Script Pipeline is a leading online destination for the screenwriting community having placed several scripts into production. The company delivers script analysis services to writers worldwide connecting screen and teleplay writers with industry executives through writing workshops, networking opportunities, and their state-of-the-art Writers Database. Script Pipeline was named one of the "Top 50 Websites for Filmmakers" by Moviemaker magazine in August 2009.

Script Pipeline's project, Operation Endgame, produced by Darko Entertainment and Infinity Media, starring Zach Galifianakis, Rob Corddry, Ellen Barkin, and Ving Rhames, plans to release in 2010. "Projects like Operation Endgame are what we believe the art of filmmaking should be about," commented Clough. "There are thousands of talented writers, and Script Pipeline endeavors to nurture their talent, ultimately connecting them with the resources that can make their dreams a reality." To date, the company has had five of their members' scripts produced. Matt Misetich, General Manager and Director of Development, went on to say, "Our staff and judges don't give a certain genre, style, concept, or voice a particular preference. We're looking for great writing and dedicated writers so that we can assist them in marketing their work and help them find professional positions in the world of film and television writing."

Writers can submit scripts for competition at www.scriptpipeline.com, or through Withoutabox. There is a $50 entry fee. For more about Script Pipeline visit www.scriptpipeline.com.

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