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Your Reel is Your Calling Card: Introducing Reel Review for Actors, Filmmakers and Cinematographers

Hello Stage 32 Community! Today I am excited to share some incredible news with you. You already know that for the last 11 years, Stage 32 has been the leader in access, education and opportunities for creatives around the globe who have a goal of pursuing a career in the Entertainment Industry. We’re on the cutting edge of the industry - working hand in hand with Industry Professionals who want to help you. The most rewarding part of being the Director of Development Services i…

It's Been A Great Year!: Recapping the Best Stage 32 Success Stories of 2021

Good morning Stage 32 Community! Welcome to the final week of 2021! We’re going to close out this year with a blast and kickstart 2022 with the Top Stage 32 Success Stories of the year! This is the third year I have had the pleasure of writing this blog. It’s really one of the highlights of my year because your success is our success. When members of the Stage 32 community land options, secure representation, go into production, sell scripts, or help others achieve their go…

Stage 32 Presents: Austin Film Festival Rooftop Bash

The Bash is BACK! Stage 32 is back at the Austin Film Festival - and to celebrate - you're invited to the 8th Annual Austin Film Festival Rooftop Bash on Friday, October 22nd starting at 8pm. This year the event will take place on the exclusive rooftop bar of the Speakeasy which overlooks the Warehouse District and beautiful Downtown Austin! And because it is only a few minutes walk from the Driskill Hotel - it is right in the heart of the AFF action. Come meet and mingle with your fe…

Announcing the 3rd Annual Feature Drama Screenwriting Contest

Dramas have the power to capture the imagination, ignite passion, and change perspectives. It’s the genre that has always moved filmmaking forward, and made our industry so exciting. New drama features like THE GREEN KNIGHT and NO TIME TO DIE are already making splashes at the box office, and audiences are excited for upcoming films like THE FRENCH DISPATCH, DUNE and NIGHTMARE ALLEY. This year, we’re looking for screenwriters with the potential to bring something new to the …

Announcing Stage 32 Reel Review & 30-Min Call for Actors

Hello Stage 32 Creative Crew! It is always a pleasure to address the largest and most diverse creative community on the planet. And today I come with some very exciting news. At Stage 32 we’re always working to provide opportunities for creatives around the world to advance their careers through education and access directly from industry professionals. My goal has always been to shorten your path to success - no matter your discipline, goals, or experience level. Stage 32 is a…

Announcing the 1st Annual Family Friendly Screenwriting Contest

Now more than ever we could all use some wholesome, feel-good, entertainment that brings the whole family together. And that is just what audiences are looking for! Inspiring, fun, engaging feature films that are for the whole family - not just for kids! Thanks to classic films that leave a lasting impression such as BIG, HOME ALONE, PRETTY WOMAN, BACK TO THE FUTURE, THE GOONIES, and new hits such as THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES, A DOG’S JOURNEY, SPY KIDS, and more Family Friendly fil…

Announcing the 2nd Annual Diversity Springboard Screenwriting Contest

In our ongoing mission to democratize the entertainment industry for all creatives around the world, Stage 32 is thrilled to announce our 2nd Annual Diversity Springboard Screenwriting Contest! This year's winner will be personally mentored by NAACP Award-Winner Doug Atchison, the filmmaker behind critically acclaimed films including AKEELAH AND THE BEE and BRIAN BANKS! Now more than ever, the entertainment industry is making strides to ensure that voices from all backgrounds and …

Announcing the 1st Annual Action/Thriller Screenwriting Contest

Action and Thriller feature films continue to dominate the Global Box Office. In fact, THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD just hit #1 at the Box Office last week! The highly anticipated THE TOMORROW WAR with Chris Pratt is coming out this week.  Thanks to classic franchises such as the TERMINATOR franchise, the JAMES BOND franchise, and the BOURNE franchise, as well as new hits like DEADPOOL, TAKEN, JOHN WICK, and most recently THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD, the world is loo…

A Summer of Success: Writers Meet Hollywood's Biggest Players Because of Stage 32

Good morning Stage 32 Creative Crew! We’re kicking off another week in a big way, with updates across the board on the successes Stage 32 members are enjoying with producers, managers, and development executives throughout the industry. We have updates on record shattering meeting requests as a result of Stage 32 Script Services and we have updates on more than two-dozen script requests from industry professionals as a result of the latest, exclusive Stage 32 Double Recommend Loo…

Three Creatives Land Representation with Management Company ATN Entertainment Because of Stage 32

Good morning Stage 32 Creative Crew! We’re about to kick off the first full week of June with more great news to come from the Stage 32 community. You have heard me talk about the massive opportunities that exist for all creatives in the industry - including writers, directors, and talent - as more executives and agents transition into management. Several managers that I know personally have told me they are constantly looking for new clients with unique perspectives and exciting…

Announcing the 8th Annual Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest

Around the world, Horror, Thrillers, Mystery, and Suspense features continue to be some of the most sought after scripts in the market. Many of the most anticipated films of 2021 have been genre films, including A QUIET PLACE 2 which just released, as well as the CANDY MAN reboot from Jordan Peele from MGM, and latest films in THE PURGE and THE CONJURING franchises. And Sci-Fi Thrillers like Sony's 65 from the writers of A QUIET PLACE with Adam Driver has been the subject of much ex…

Oscar & Emmy-nominated Whitewater Films Developing Two Projects from Writers Because of Stage 32

Good morning Stage 32 Creative Crew! It’s Monday and we’re revved and ready to enter this final week of May with not one - but two success stories courtesy of writer connections made through Stage 32. This double dose comes to us from Sarah J. Cornelius the Production and Development Executive at Whitewater Films. If you are unfamiliar with Sarah, she is the powerhouse executive for veteran producer Rick Rosenthal, the Oscar and Emmy-nominated Director & Producer and CE…

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