Companies Accepting Unsolicited Scripts in 2021

We do not accept unsolicited scripts. If you’re a new writer looking for a producer, you must be familiar with these six magic words you can find on most company’s websites, a warning that almost calls to mind the inscription at the entrance to Dante’s Hell: Abandon hope all ye who enter here. If they …

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Meeting Producers: How to Sell Yourself

This post is a follow-up on the previous How to Find a Producer for Your Screenplay. If you’ve already found a producer (or we have put you in touch with one) and you’ve scheduled a meeting or a video call, this post is for you. For many emerging writers and directors, having a professional meeting …

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How to Find Your Voice as a Writer

We live in a world that is hungry for original content. Video content is booming on social media. TV is going through a Golden Age. The movie theatre industry is battling with its online streaming competitors and the rising popularity of video games. Still, we can all agree that on-demand entertainment has given us access …

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Writing Loglines That Sell

A logline is your story boiled down to one or two sentences (not to be confused with a tagline), and it’s an essential tool to sell your script regardless of format or genre. When a producer goes, “What is your script about?”, you have to get straight to the point. It may sound easy to …

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Best screenwriting software in 2021

There are many screenwriting software options out there, designed for filmmakers at any level and with different pricing (from free to a few hundred dollars). Which is the best one? Which one should you use and why? Why you should use screenwriting software Screenplays must be formatted according to a specific industry standard. Such standard …

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How to Find a Producer for Your Screenplay

Producers don’t live in bat caves or dungeons. Most have a visible online presence, either created by others (e.g. articles) or by themselves to promote their work (on Twitter, for instance). Nevertheless, finding a producer and getting them hooked by your project is still very tough. The ubiquitous phrase “We don’t accept unsolicited scripts” on …

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Common Mistakes in Screenplays – Part 2

This post is a follow-up on Common Mistakes in Scripts by a Script Reader – Part I. If you have already read that, great work! If not, the purpose here is to take a look at the most common mistakes we often find while analysing screenplays. These mistakes apply to amateur and pro screenwriters, as …

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Common Mistakes in Screenplays – Part 1

I read screenplays of all genres and formats for screenwriting competitions and companies on a daily basis, and I just love it. Indeed, the world is filled with amazing stories and talented writers. However, it still surprises me that the same common mistakes plague the vast majority of the scripts. What do I mean with …

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Screenplay & Pitch Documents Repository

A database of screenplays and pitch documents for you to read. This page is periodically updated with new files, follow us on social media to keep updated. Screenplays Classics “A clockwork orange” by Stanley Kubrick – hosted by Daily Scripts TV bibles and pitch documents “Stranger Things” by Duffer Brothers