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Follow our Stage 32 Feature Writing Contest Winner!

Bring out the congratulation banners and the fanfares! This week we bring to you a video made by our one and only 3rd Annual Stage 32 Feature Screenplay Contest winner, Jonathan Jordan. Like our previous contest winners, we had him record his journey as he went through his meetings with our illustrious judges including: Rachel Crouch, development executive for Cold Iron Pictures whose line of work includes SWISS ARMY MAN and DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL, David Harris, an independent producer…

Our 2nd Annual Stage 32 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenwriting Contest is LIVE!

After our inaugural Sci-Fi and Fantasy Contest resulted in our winners getting optioned and commissioned to write scripts for major producers, we are excited to bring back this highly popular screenwriting contest! We are on the hunt for our most talented writers bringing us mystical, magical and intergalactic worlds. As with all our writing contests, we aim to provide you with the tools and resources needed to excel in this industry and grow as a professional. We give our writers the op…

Here Are The Winners of Our 3rd Short Film Program!

When we started our short film program contest 3 years ago, our hope was to discover one or two filmmakers a year who had "next level" talent and bring their talent and works to our global network of industry executives in the hopes of helping them push their careers along.    We're ashamed to say, we underestimated the talent within our community. Over the last 2 years, many of our winning filmmakers have gone on to significant achievements within the industry. Our first ye…

AT&T Film Awards Competition Seeks Emerging Creators

We're honored to be working with AT&T for their 4th Annual Film Awards. We at Stage 32 have been so impressed with AT&T's passion and commitment to help emerging filmmakers through education, support and recognition.  Through their various Create-a-thons that allow for hands-on experience learning how to film on set, as well as the recognition for short films with their Short Film Competition, few others share the love and passion for filmmakers like AT&T. Today my colle…

6th Annual Stage 32 Oscars Contest Results

It's the moment you have all been waiting for! It's time to announce the Stage 32 6th Annual Oscars Contest winners! We thank everyone who participated.With more entries than ever this year, we had a grand total of 22 winners! First up, we have a 6-way tie with 12 correct for 3rd place and a 4-way tie with 20 correct for 2nd place. And finally, with a BIG congratulations to our top prize winners, we have a 6-way tie for 1st place with 21 correct! Our thanks to all wh…

It's Time! The Winner of the Stage 32 Search For New Blood Contest

Another exciting day here at the Stage 32 offices...   After some down to the wire judging, we have a winner for our 4th Annual Search for New Blood Screenwriting Contest. Please help us congratulate Kevin Bachar! Kevin's script, Blood Relative, floored our panel of executive judges, all of whom are anxious and ready to meet Kevin in person. And that's exactly what's going to happen! As with all our contest winners, Kevin will be flown to Los Angeles for meetings and mentoring ses…

What Happens When You Win a Stage 32 Writing Contest?

Hello Stage 32 family! With our T.V. writing contest coming to a close, we thought it’d be great to revive a video featuring our 2015 feature writing contest winners, Jenna Palermo and Brittni Brown. We follow them on their journey of the illustrious pitch meetings they’ve received as winners at studios such as Lionsgate, Sony, Ineffable Pictures and Universal, while also listening to their thoughts on writing contests and the resources Stage 32 has to offer. Watch the video…

You Want Blood, You Got It! (Finalists Announced)

Hey guys. The chills, the thrills, the horror! Once again, our amazing writers brought their best to our 4th Annual Search for New Blood contest.  We had a record number of entries this time around and now we're proud to announce our 13 finalists. The winners will be announced on March 7th, but until then, let's give a big hand to these talented and creative writers for making the final cut!    Congratulations to our 13 Finalists in the 2018 Search For New Blood Screen…

All Hail Our Short Film Program Finalists!

Hey guys. We're thrilled to announce the finalists of our 3rd Annual Short Film Contest. It was another record breaking year for entries and as usually is the case, more entries meant there were so many fantastic films to choose from. We have some true visionaries in our midst! The competition for the finals was fierce and our many of our judges took it upon themselves to watch certain films over and over knowing that every point mattered. One judge was so moved by a certain film he pas…

6th Annual Oscars Contest Is Now Live!

It's that time again! The 6th Annual Stage 32 Oscars Contest is now live! This is your opportunity to vote for who you think will win each Oscar this year. All you have to do is go down the list, point, click, and submit. It's that simple! There are many wide open races this time around. You think you've got what it takes to run with the big dogs? Our top record holder of all time is Jovanni Ibarra who set a pretty high bar nailing 21 selections in 2016. Let's see …

The Winners of the 3rd Annual Stage 32 Feature Screenplay Contest

The moment has arrived and we couldn't be more excited. It's time to announce the winners of the 2017 Stage 32 Feature Contest! We had a record number of submissions and the remarkable writing this year did not make the job of our judges easy. In short, the competition was fierce and many scripts were in competition until the very end. Ultimately, 3 fantastic scripts have made it to the top....     Congratulations to our 2017 Feature Screenwriting Contest Winners!   …

3rd Annual Comedy Writing Contest Announced

As we launch our 3rd Annual Comedy Writing Contest, it's time to check in on our previous winners. The Stage 32 Comedy contest has resulted in numerous success stories for our winners and finalists. Last year’s winners, Anthony Guidubaldi & Keith Strausbaugh (Shorebreak), were flown to LA and sent on a whirlwind of meetings with executives and production companies resulting in:   Amasia Entertainment requested their horror comedy script and a mockumentary they produced…

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