LINKS

PLACES TO GET SCRIPTS

Pilot Scripts 2016-17

Pilot Scripts 2014-15

BBC Writers’ Room

The Screenplay Data Base

www.planetmegamall.com

www.scriptcity.com

http://leethomson.myzen.co.uk

http://www.zen134237.zen.co.uk

https://sites.google.com/site/tvwriting/

www.dailyscript.com/tv.html

www.simplyscripts.com/tv.html

www.script-o-rama.com/snazzy/dircut.html

Scrivener’s Palsy

Index Of

The Internet Movie Script Data Base

TV WRITING COMPETITIONS

MovieBytes

 

       SCREENWRITER’S RESOURCE GUIDE

JOHN AUGUST’S LIBRARY

SPEC SCRIPTS

TV Calling – List of the top spec scripts to write

DIVERSITY AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS

ABC PRODUCTION ASSOCIATES PROGRAM
This is a 12-month paid program, during which individuals from diverse backgrounds are placed in entry-level positions in the production-related areas of ABC Studios in Burbank, CA.
DEADLINE TO APPLY – Late April

ABC FELLOWSHIP
About the Television Writing Fellowship
Fellows become employees of Disney | ABC Television Group and will be paid a weekly salary of $961.54 ($50,000.00 annualized) plus any applicable benefits for which they are eligible in accordance with the then-current Company benefits plans. The program is designed to expose aspiring writers to key executives, producers and literary representatives – all essential in the pursuit of a writing career. Additionally, while in the program, fellows have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a current programming or development executive to create spec scripts of series from the current broadcast season. The ultimate goal is to prepare and nurture the fellows for a writing career.
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – May -June

NHMC LATINO WRITERS PROGRAM
During the five-week, Los Angeles-based, intensive program which takes place in November and December, participants have the opportunity to develop at least one television spec script under the guidance of an entertainment industry professional. Those writers accepted into the program will have the opportunity to build relationships with broadcast network executives.
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – April – August

NBC WRITERS ON THE VERGE
This is a 10-week program focused on polishing writers’ material and readying the participants for the staff writer position on a television series. Classes concentrate on creating an exceptional spec script and understanding the dynamics of pitching oneself in the television industry.
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – May-June

CBS Diversity Institute Writers Mentoring Program
CBS’s program focuses on opening doors: providing opportunities to build relationships with network executives and showrunners; to support new and emerging writers in their efforts to improve their craft; and to develop the interpersonal skills necessary to break in and succeed.
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS  – April

FOX WRITERS’ LAB

ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – November

Nick Writing Fellowship


STUDIO WORKSHOPS

Warner Bros. Writer’s Workshop
The Warner Bros. Television Writers’ Workshop consists of three components, Lectures, Simulated Writer’s Room, and Staffing, all geared towards preparing the writer for a successful career in TV writing.
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – May – June

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE WRITERS’ LAB

THE WRITERS’ LAB (Women screenwriters over 40)

CONTESTS

Final Draft’s Big Break Contest

  Trackingb Script Contest

Acclaim TV Script Competition

Austin Film Festival & Competition

The Nicholl Fellowship

Scriptapalooza

The Page International Screenwriting Competition

BlueCat Screenwriting Competition

Script Pipeline

Spec Scriptacular Competition

Talent Scout Management TV Writing Contest

REGISTRATION

Writers Guild of America

US COPYWRIGHT OFFICE

Intellectual Property Registry

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

VALUABLE LINKS FOR FEATURE WRITERS

FILM FESTIVALS

SUNDANCE

CANNES

BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL

SXSW:  SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FILM FESTIVAL

TELLURIDE

CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

FLORIDA FILM FESTIVAL

SLAMDANCE

CINEQUEST:  THE SAN JOSE FILM FESTIVAL

KEY PERIODICALS FOR WRITERS

Creative Screenwriting Magazine

Daily Variety

Fade In Magazine

Film Comment Magazine

Movie Answers

The Hollywood Reporter

Script Magazine

Written By Magazine

IMPORTANT INTERNET SOURCES

WRITERS DIGEST

AIN’T IT COOL NEWS

DONE DEAL

DREW’S SCRIPT-O-RAMA

FILMBIZ RESOURCE GUIDE

HOLLYWOOD LITERARY SALES

INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE

INZIDE

MOVIEBYTES

SCREENWRITERS FORUM

WHOREPRESENTS.COM

SCRIPTOLOGIST.COM

SOFTWARE

FINAL DRAFT

CELTIX.COM – Free Screenwriting Software

SCRIPT WIZARD

EMPLOYMENT SITES FOR JOBS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

SIMPLY HIRED

CAREERS SONY PICTURES

COMAR AGENCY

THE FRIEDMAN AGENCY

WARNER BROS. CAREERS

FOX CAREERS

HOLLYWOOD TEMP DIARIES

 

WGA: ASK THE EXPERT

HOW TO WRITE A BOOK IN 20 STEPS