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Worldwide Premiere of the 3rd Annual Stage 32 Short Film Program

I am honored to present to you the worldwide premiere of the 3rd Annual Stage 32 Short Film Program. This program was curated by Stage 32 and the incredible industry executives (including Oscar winners, producers, managers and development executives) who judged our Short Film Contest. We are featuring 7 amazing filmmakers (from 4 countries) all with bright futures ahead. This is the same program that played at the 2018 Hollyshorts Film Festival and the 2018 Raindance Film Festival. The f…

My Clone's An A-Hole - The National Lampoon & Stage 32 Winning Script

Well, that title caught your attention didn't it?  As you know, the National Lampoon brand was acquired by Palm Star Media last year and the new owners and management have been passionately seeking new comedy voices - We're thrilled that they partnered with Stage 32 and recognized our amazing community of talented writers as the place to find such talent through the Search for Comedy Gold Screenwriting Contest. One word - The writing talent in this contest wasn't good, it was off t…

The Re-Emergence of Romantic Comedy

With the tremendous box office success of CRAZY RICH ASIANS, BOOK CLUB and THE BIG SICK and the streaming successes of SET IT UP, SIERRA BURGESS IS A LOSER, and TO ALL THE BOYS I LOVED BEFORE, romantic comedies are making a huge comeback for all types of audiences. Variety called Rom-Com's the "Hottest genre" for 2018 and beyond. If you have been sitting on a Rom-Com script or been thinking about writing one, now's the time to get it exposure and we have the perfect opportunity for you. …

AFM Starts Tomorrow - Who's Going?

  Hope everyone's ready for the 2018 American Film Market which starts tomorrow. We're honored to be the the official networking and education platform of AFM for the 3rd year in a row. Everyone who purchases an AFM badge this year will receive a FREE Stage 32 Next Level Webinar! To purchase your AFM badge and get a FREE Stage 32 webinar, click here. As one of the most progressive conferences in the world, we're thrilled to be a part of it and look forward to an exciting wee…

Success Story: Comedy Contest Winner Update

We are thrilled to share an update from our Stage 32 Comedy Writing Contest Winner Diana Wright. Diana was the Grand Prize Winner for her hilarious TV pilot, ROSWELL, ADJACENT and she has now signed with literary manager Audrey Knox at The Cartel which is a premiere full service management and production company. Their production arm, Cartel Pictures, is surging with 12 feature-length projects released in 2017 alone, including LOVE AT FIRST GLANCE, DEADLY EXCHANGE, and THE STUD…

Stage 32 At The 2018 Austin Film Festival

Next week Stage 32 descends upon Austin, Texas for the Austin Film Festival. We are proud to be involved with the 2018 Austin Film Festival for the 6th year in a row! We invite our Stage 32ers to come join us!   Screenwriters Richard Botto & Shane Black (both managed by David Greenblatt) chat with fellow Stage 32ers at the 2017 Austin Film Festival   Screenwriter's Meetup @ Austin Film Festival We invite all our Stage 32 members for a fun night to celebrate the most …

Congratulate the Winners of Our 2nd Annual Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Contest

We are beyond excited to announce the talented scribes who's scripts advanced to the Finals of the 2nd Annual Stage 32 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Contest. And give a huge congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner John Dummer from Chicago, IL for his script FORGET-ME-NOTS, and to our 2nd place winner Terry Brody from New York for his script THE VR (VIRTUAL REALITY).  We were on the hunt for our most talented writers to bring us mystical, magical and intergalactic wo…

Chris Moore Chooses Stage 32 Over Masterclass

  Chris Moore is one of the most respected producers and sought after speakers in Hollywood today. From Good Will Hunting to American Pie to the Oscar winning Manchester by the Sea, Chris has carved out something rare in this business, a long lasting and lucrative career with huge projects spanning multiple decades. Additionally, as the founder of Project Greenlight and The Chair, Chris has been at the forefront of champion independent filmmakers all across the globe. It’s …

A Full Week of Stage 32 Events at Raindance. All Are Invited!

Stage 32 has partnered with the 26th Annual Raindance Film Festival to bring an impressive lineup of filmmaking talent to London. First up, we'll be presenting the international premiere of our 3rd Annual Short Film Program featuring the incredible films from our talented winners. Following the screening, we'll have a Q&A session with the winning filmmakers in attendance. Later that evening, we'll be hosting another London Stage 32 Meetup. Our last London meetup was not only jammed …

Executive Panels from the Stage 32 + Hollyshorts Film Conference Now Live!

Over the past few years, we here at Stage 32 have been thrilled to be recognized throughout the industry as the leaders in online film craft and business education. This past spring, we joined forces with Cannes to help provide education throughout the festival. November will be our 3rd straight year as the official education partner of AFM. And last month, we joined forces with one of the most prestigious, and one of the few Oscar qualifying short film festivals in the land, Hollyshorts…

Announcing Our 5th Annual Search For New Blood Screenwriting Contest

It’s back! The thrills, chills, the horror of it all. The most popular horror and thriller screenwriting contests is here! It’s the 5th Annual Search for New Blood Contest. We’re looking for the next A Quiet Place, Get Out, Hereditary, Witch, Red Sparrow, Unsane, John Wick, It Comes at Night, Happy Death Day, 47 Meters Down, The Meg, Atomic Blonde, The Shallows or whatever horror or thriller concept your twisted mind can dream up. We're giving one deserving writer the…

Hollyshorts + Stage 32 Film Conference

Over the past few years, we've been honored to be recognized by many in the industry as the leaders in online education for content creators and film & television professionals. As the education partner for AT&T, Cannes and AFM (to name a few), we've been proud to program a variety of panels, talks and workshops which have been presented to creatives all over the world. Now, we're thrilled to announce we're extending our relationship with Hollyshorts. For the last 3 years, we've…

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