Director Seeks Thriller Features (0134)

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Director Seeks Thriller Features


Director seeks thriller feature scripts for their second feature. Thrillers should be unique and based on friendship and family. Budget is $1-2 million. One submission per assignment permitted. Union and non-union writers accepted.

Pay: [To be negotiated.]

Comps in the vein of In Bruges, The One I Love, Old

NOTE: This is a respected industry company with the means to fund projects that suit their mandate. All scripts submitted through the Writers' Room OPEN WRITING ASSIGNMENTS are vetted by Stage 32 before being submitted to the company for consideration. Should the company request a meeting or more information from you, Stage 32 will facilitate that introduction.



Void where prohibited by law.

Must be 18 years or older to submit.

Applicant agrees to terms and conditions.

This Stage 32 Open Writing Assignment (OWA) is not a game of chance. All material is read and reviewed by industry professionals.

The same screenplay cannot be submitted multiple times under different names. If so, you will be disqualified.

Applicants must submit screenplays online via the Stage 32 portal.

Applicants may not contact the soliciting production companies in question directly. Doing so is a violation of the Stage 32 Terms and Conditions and could result in expulsion from the site.


In order to be considered for this and all other OWA's, Applicant must:

1) Submissions for Writers' Room members is always FREE but you must be an active Writers' Room member to be considered.

2) You must have a complete Stage 32 Profile - including a profile photo, up-to-date bio, and the posted logline of the script(s) you are submitting for consideration.
3) You must control the rights to the script(s) you submit.

4) Please only submit material that is appropriate to the OWA posting. The needs of these companies are specific, so make sure your submission matches all listed criteria. Submissions will be reviewed by a professional reads and screened to ensure the project matches criteria and is of a professional standard. Submissions that do not meet the criteria or are not of a professional standard will not be considered.
5) Submissions must be in a professional industry standard format with no grammatical errors, typos, or formatting errors.

6) Please do not contact any companies directly or "follow up" on a submission. We work closely with these companies and reaching out directly will have the opposite of the intended effect. Once the submission is made, if there is further interest, we will introduce you directly to the executives at the companies.


Screenplays should be written in English and in standard industry format.

The rights to the Applicant's screenplay should not currently be under option or sold.

The Applicant retains the rights to their screenplay at all times.

Applicant's screenplay must not have been produced.

The screenplay can be submitted with or without a title page and/or contact information.

After a screenplay is entered, no new drafts or corrected pages can be made by the Applicant.

Screenplay must be submitted as a PDF document.

Screenplay must be the original work of the Entrant and may not be based whole or in part on any fictional or non-fictional material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced for which the Applicant does not have rights or which does not reside in the Public Domain. Neither Stage 32 nor its judges investigates or attests to the authenticity of an applicant’s statement of authorship or rights secured. By making the submission, you are acknowledging that you have secured all necessary rights.


Final Deadline

Tuesday, Mar 21 - 11:59 PM PDT

Submission fee: $0.00

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