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Screenwriting Event! August 16, 2018!

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One of our 2018 sponsors, ISA, is holding a free event on August 16th at 7 pm in NYC! As a part of their Third Thursdays events, ISA will be presenting 'From First to Final Draft' - a disucssion with screenwriter, James V. Hart!  WHERE: The Assemblage John Street, 17 John Street, New York, NY, 10038 "Join us for a special Third Thursdays with the ISA - New York as we present the next in our "First Draft to Final Draft" discussion series with screenwriter ...

One Week Left to Submit!

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ONE WEEK LEFT: Submit to NYTVF Scripts Today! Only one week left to submit to the Second Annual NYTVF Scripts Competition. Submit by Tuesday, May 16 for the opportunity to have your script read and considered by the largest group of industry partners on the TV Festival landscape. NYTVF Scripts is accepting original comedy and drama series pilot scripts from around the world. Want to get your script in front of TV decision-makers? Submit to NYTVF Scripts and join the indie television movement...

Rising Star Filmmaker Lorena Lourenco

  Lorena Lourenco, whose film Pedagogy showed last year in Cannes at the Short Film Conrner, grew up in Rio de Janeiro and moved to Los Angeles to attend USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Today she works as a Directing Consultant for Thank You For Your Service, produced by Steven Spielberg, written and directed by Jason Hall (American Sniper) and edited by Oscar nominee Jay Cassidy (Into the Wild, Silver Linings Playbook). Lorena is destined for a bright fut...

A+E Networks and the NYTVF present the Lifetime Writers Project: Submit Your Scripts!

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For the first time, Lifetime is partnering with the NYTVF in search of emerging TV writers with bold, brand-defining scripted concepts. To submit, writers must enter an original series overview (up to four pages) along with an excerpt from the series' pilot script (up to fifteen pages) and a current C.V.   Lifetime Creative Brief: As partner of the 2015 New York Television Festival, Lifetime, the premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest quali...

Best Short Film Competition - EVER!

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Best short film competition - EVER!! The winning filmmaker wins up to $25,000 to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives up to $10,000 for their short script! Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production. The sc...

Let the Community Decide who to fund! We Fund you to Collaborate!

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Writers judge filmmakers and filmmakers judge writers. It’s that simple! We fund you to collaborate. The writers review films and decide the best filmmaker. The filmmakers read scripts and decide the top 10 scripts. The winning filmmaker selects one of the top 10 scripts to shoot and we fund the production with the entry fees. The screenwriter gets paid and their script made. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot the script. Imagine a community that reviews your work,, provides you with abu...

Ron de Cana's Dawn Westlake on A.D.D. Comedy podcast w/ David Razowsky!

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Dawn Westlake, president of Ron de Cana Prods., Inc., was the guest of David Razowsky on the A.D.D. Comedy podcast, produced by Ian Foley, on August 4, 2014. David's chat with the LA-based independent filmmaker runs 50 minutes and can be listened to for free via iTunes, right here: tinyurl.com/m9368l5   For more info on David Razowsky, please visit: davidrazowsky.com   For more info on the A.D.D. Comedy podcast, please visit: addcomedy.com   For mo...

10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts - by Elliott Grove

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We thought this was interesting! So we are sharing!     10 Ways to Make Distributors Totally Hate Your Guts by Elliot Grove   Here are 10 ways to really annoy distributors.   1) Make it nearly impossible for a distributor to see your film Let’s say a potential film buyer misses the one and only screening of&nbs...

Let the community decide who to fund!

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We are an online competition that funds writers and filmmakers, both short and long format.   We are unique, in that we ask writers to judge filmmakers and filmmakers to judge writers.   The  winning filmmaker, as chosen by the screenwriters, chooses one of the top 10 scripts to buy and shoot, and we fund it with the entry fees.   ...

WHo Funds short films?

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Receive funding by judging scripts and having your film judged by writers. Pls share. www.writersandfilmmakers.com     ...

REVISTA CLIQUISH in Sao Paulo profiles Dawn Westlake!

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Roberto Christo of REVISTA CLIQUISH interviewed LA-based filmmaker Dawn Westlake from his office in Sao Paulo last week. http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/an-interview-with-dawn-westlake.html (If you'd prefer to read it in Portuguese, click here: http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/entrevista-com-dawn-westlake.html)     ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

THE END OF FACEBOOK. Ever thought of paying facebook to 'boost' or promote your film and get more likes? THINK AGAIN!

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Watch this crazy video and learn how FB is deliberately diluting your fb likes with fake people to reduce your organic reach, even if you pay to 'boost' your likes/fan page. Crazy! http://www.booooooom.com/2014/02/25/end-facebook/ ...

ATTENTION FILMMAKERS - WHO NEEDS A DISTRIBUTOR? CHECK OUT THESE DIY DISTRIBUTION MODELS

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http://www.indiewire.com/article/attention-filmmakers-diy-digital-distribution-platforms-for-you#.Uysf8ifb4gc.twitter ...

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots 1 of the top 10 script.

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Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots 1 of the top 10 script.    writersandfilmmakers.com ...

Why are you crowdfunding???

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Get up to $50,000 for you next film by judging scripts. There is a new funding model that builds a community, improves your work through feedback, and, if you are good enough will fund your next film up to $50,000. Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge scripts. Winning filmmaker shoots one of the top 10 scripts. We fund it with the entry fees. Writers want the best filmmaker because they want them to shoot their script if it wins. Filmmakers want the best scripts, because the...

Funding, funding, funding.

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As screenwriters, we wanted our scripts bought and made. But, we don't know any producers, so you stop writing and start directing and producing your own films. Of course, the problem is always funding. You need a lot of money to shoot a short, let alone a feature. Well, we also had a problem with the idea of a select few judges deciding if you are going to make it 'in' to a festival. So we decided to make a festival where the community decides what is good and what to fund! It...

Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers!

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We Fund Writers and Filmmakers!   Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it!   Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work!   The winning filmmaker wins up to $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Short) to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives up to $20,000 (Feature) or $1...

Fund your next film through peer evaluation! We solve the problem of funding and finding a great script!

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We Fund Writers and Filmmakers! Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it!   Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work!   The winning filmmaker wins $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Short) to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. Winning writer receives $20,000 (Feature) or $10,000 (Short) for th...

Whats the best Indie film Magazine?!

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Are there any film magazines that you subscribe too? Are they worth their cover prices?   ASC? Gurilla FIlmmaker magazine? Screenwriter? MovieMaker? Slate?     ...

Let us help fund your next Film!

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We Fund Writers and Filmmakers! Writers  judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it! Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work!   The winning filmmaker wins $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Short) to shoot one of the top 10 scripts. WInning writer receives $20,000 (Feature) or $10,000 (Short) for thei...

Fund your next shortfilm through peer evaluation! We solve the problem of funding and finding a great script!

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Fund your next shortfilm through peer evaluation! We solve the problem of funding and finding a great script!   Writers  judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it! Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work! The winning filmmaker wins $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Short) to shoot one of the top 10 ...

Winning Filmmaker Receives $50,000! Launch Your career!

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Get your next project funded!  Peer based judging to determine who wins the funding.  We launch soon!   ...

Short Film Funding is HARD!

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Short film funding is hard! Not any longer! Writers and Filmmakers uses a peer based funding model! Check us out! We Fund Writers and Filmmakers! Writers judge filmmakers, filmmakers judge writers! Winning writer gets their script made by the winning filmmaker! The writer gets their script made and they get paid. The filmmaker gets funded to shoot it! Very limited entries and everyone gets lots of coverage of their work!   The winning filmmaker wins $50,000 (Feature) or $25,000 (Sh...

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