From Script to Screen: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

From Script to Screen: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Few films in the last decade have surprised audiences quite like 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Emerging out
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Interview: Independent Filmmakers Dan Berk and Robert Olsen Talk First Features, the Blacklist, and Moving to LA

Interview: Independent Filmmakers Dan Berk and Robert Olsen Talk First Features, the Blacklist, and Moving to LA

By: Andrew L. Schwartz Brooklyn based filmmakers, Dan Berk and Robert Olsen (Last Pictures), have had a meteoric rise and show
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From Script to Screen: No Country for Old Men

From Script to Screen: No Country for Old Men

Few contemporary authors have made as profound an impact on literature as Cormac McCarthy. From seminal classics like Blood Meridian, to the
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Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 11/2/2017

Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 11/2/2017

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly screenwriting contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news,
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AFI Fest Tribute to Aaron Sorkin

AFI Fest Tribute to Aaron Sorkin

By Tom Dever In the closing spot originally intended for All the Money in the World, attendees of the 2017 AFI
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First Ten Pages: Quills (2000)

First Ten Pages: Quills (2000)

Screenplay by: Doug Wright Geoffrey Rush stars as the Marquis de Sade in a screenplay beautifully written by Doug Wright. Let's
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Review: Get Out Delivers Uniquely Horrifying Commentary

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Suspense. It’s a concept associated with horror and yet seldom the focal point – well at least not in this day…

Review: Logan Delivers Brutal, Beautiful Sendoff

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After Days of Future Past and the personification of doom that was Apocalypse, one might be excused for wondering whether…

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 is a Satisfyingly Symphonic Sequel

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Keanu Reeves returns as the titular protagonist, a retired hit man who just wants to grieve in peace.   Everything…

Review: The Red Turtle Says More With Less

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Simplicity can be a complex thing.  Take the old folktale of Trang Quynh, for example – a recipient of the…

UPCOMING COMPETITION DEADLINES


ScreenCraft Film Fund

Next Deadline: December 1st, 2017
Final Deadline: December 1st, 2017

The Orb Media China-Hollywood Screenwriting Fellowship

Next Deadline: December 14th, 2017
Final Deadline: January 31st, 2018

Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Next Deadline: December 14th, 2017
Final Deadline: January 4th, 2018

WeScreenplay Feature Contest

Next Deadline: December 15th, 2017
Final Deadline: December 15th, 2017

Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition

Next Deadline: December 31st, 2017
Final Deadline: May 22nd, 2018

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Competition

Next Deadline: January 15th, 2018
Final Deadline: April 15th, 2018