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Announcing our 1st Annual TV Comedy Screenwriting Contest

It’s no secret that we’re in a new Golden Age of Television. With audiences’ increasing desires for escapism and purely bingeable TV, there is perhaps no greater demand for new material than within Televised Comedies. Series like TED LASSO on Apple+, PEN15 and RAMY on Hulu, BARRY and INSECURE on HBO, ASTRONOMY CLUB on Netflix, THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL on Amazon, critics and global audiences alike can’t get enough. Not only are these shows changing the way that we…

Announcing our 1st Annual TV Drama Writing Contest

Television Drama is crushing it right now. Television Drama has expanded the possibilities for character exploration and led to storytelling that is beyond what any feature film could achieve. That is why series like THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT and BRIDGERTON on Netflix, EUPHORIA on HBO, YELLOWSTONE on Paramount, DEXTER on Showtime, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, and upcoming series like GENERATION on HBOMax are blowing away critics. Writers and producers of Television Drama are on the cutting ed…

Announcing "That's a Movie" Logline Contest: The Sequel

Announcing Stage 32’s "THAT’S A MOVIE!" Logline Contest: The Sequel That’s right! The Stage 32 “THAT’S A MOVIE!” Logline Contest is back and (cue movie trailer guy's voice) "THIS TIME, IT’S PERSONAL…" We're coming back with even bigger opportunities for our winning screenwriters! You might have written the most original and revolutionary feature script or TV Pilot ever conceived. But if you don’t have an effective loglin…

Announcing our 5th Annual Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Contest

If there is anything that audiences are most in need of right now, it’s pure escapist entertainment. So, trust us when we say that two of the most sought after genres in Film and Television right now are Sci-Fi and Fantasy! Nearly every streaming service, production company, and studio is looking for an original Sci-Fi or Fantasy concept. Netflix has gone on the record to say they want their version of the STAR WARS and HARRY POTTER franchises. Universal is rebooting THE GREEN HORN…

Have a Little Faith: An Epic 3-Year Multi-Project Collaboration Started with a Stage 32 Connection

Good morning Stage 32 Creative Crew! We’re back with an update on a fantastic Stage 32 success story that started over 3 years ago. I’m particularly excited to share this story with you because it highlights a few important points that we have been making here for a while. The first is that writers and creatives need to be ready to pivot when faced with challenges, form meaningful relationships with producers and industry professionals, and pay attention to trends in the mark…

(Believe it or Not) It's Been A Great Year!: Recapping the Best Stage 32 Success Stories of 2020 (Part 2)

And here we are folks, back at it for another exciting excursion into the best Stage 32 success stories from the previous 12 months. Last week we highlighted the months of January through June 2020. If you missed Part 1 you can find it here. Now, we’re onto (Believe it or Not) It's Been A Great Year!: Recapping the Best Stage 32 Success Stories of 2020 (Part 2)... And like most sequels, this one is even bigger than the first. I'm thrilled to bring you the top stories …

(Believe it or Not) It's Been A Great Year!: Recapping the Best Stage 32 Success Stories of 2020 (Part 1)

I know, I know. Hold back on hurling the rotten fruit until I’ve made my point. Believe it or not, for as tumultuous as 2020 has been, this black cloud of a year is not without its silver linings. To start, we had over 550 connections made between screenwriters and filmmakers and the industry professionals who work with Stage 32 this year alone. (By comparison, last year, it was 327.) This year we have had more than - wait for it - 3,000 requests from industry professionals for s…

The Holiday Jump Start: Prepare to take a Giant Leap Forward!

Hello Stage 32 Community! Wow. Believe it or not, you made it through a harrowing year. I want you to use this moment to very quickly reflect - and take stock - on all that you have personally dealt with - and overcome - in 2020. The world kicked off the “roaring” 2020’s with an inauspicious start. And then, we had a pretty rough middle of the year. And now, it seems we are in for an anxiety-inducing Finale. But, we are enthusiastic. We are hopeful. We are empowered. We…

Announcing our 6th Annual Comedy Writing Contest

We think the world could use a good laugh right now. And we’re not alone! Streamers, Studios, Producers, and Literary Managers have been clamouring for more Comedy features and television series. Some of the most popular films of 2020 - including the zany Romantic Comedy THE WRONG MISSY, the underdog Comedy EUROVISION, while instant holiday classics like THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES and HOLIDATE - prove that Comedy is experiencing a resurgence around the world. In fact, the Action-Come…

Announcing Our 2nd Annual Feature Drama Screenwriting Contest

The legendary writer and actor Gore Vidal told us, "A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships." In this time of social distancing, we’re seeing relationships through a brand new lens and are looking for human connection. There has never been a greater need to explore the nuances of Drama than right now. Which is why...   Stage 32 is thrilled to announce our 2nd Annual Feature Drama Contest!   Drama, when …

The Stage 32 November Write Club is Back When It's Needed Most!

    NOVEMBER WRITE CLUB UPDATE: FINALY UPDATE! WINNERS ANNOUNCED!  That's all, Folks! We've made it through a very busy, very productive month of November! I speak for the entire Stage 32 team when I say how proud we are of your efforts over the last 4 weeks.  But the work doesn't stop just because we've rolled into December. Remember that this challenge is meant to help you finish the year strong and that is what we're going to keep encouraging you to do! To th…

No Stopping Stage 32 Writers!: Over 66 Executive Meetings Requested through Stage 32 this Fall!

Good morning Stage 32 Creative Crew! I hope amidst your busy weekend you were able to carve out some time to introduce yourself to the rest of the Stage 32 community. If not, there is still time! Get in the mix, let people know what you’re working on and see if there are ways in which you can contribute your thoughts and ideas to other posts. It is a great way to get involved with like minded creatives. We had reach Fall and the momentum has not slowed down one bit from our busy …

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