EARLY DEADLINE IS in 27-04-2024

FEB 1ST

TV PILOT OPENS

APRIL 26TH

Early Deadline

May 31st

Regular Deadline

June 28th

Final Deadline

Aug 26th

Quarter-Finalists

Sept 11th

Semi-Finalists

Oct 7th

Winners & Finalists

TV PILOT CONTEST - IS NOW OPEN!

WHO IS IT FOR?

Our TV Pilot contest is for screenwriters looking to get staffed on TV Shows, and have their pilots picked up by Production Companies.

This contest has a proven track record of helping emerging writers achieve their goals of becoming full-time working TV writers in the US & abroad. Writers through our TV Pilot contest have gained representation, and gone on to write and get staffed on shows for Netflix, HBO, HULU, Universal, SYFY, FOX, Sony, SkyTV, Peacock & Others. 

HOW WE HELP SCREENWRITERS BREAKTHROUGH

INDUSTRY GUIDANCE

OUR TV PILOT JUDGES

SOME OF OUR JUDGES WHO WILL READ THIS YEAR’S TOP TV PILOT SCRIPTS

PETER MOHAN – WRITER, PRODUCER

Peter has more than 600 hours of dramatic programming for network television. His credits as a writer and Executive Producer include THE HARDY BOYS, ORPHAN BLACK, THE LISTENER, LOST GIRL, MUTANT X, DUE SOUTH, and BLOOD TIES. In addition, Peter has twice served as the Showrunner in Residence for Norman Jewison’s prestigious Canadian Film Centre.

DAISY HAGGARD – WRITER, ACTRESS

Daisy is a hugely respected actress and writer, known for her portrayal of ‘Myra Licht’ in comedy series EPISODES, starring opposite Matt LeBlanc. She was most recently seen starring opposite Martin Freeman in TV comedy series BREEDERS which aired on Sky and FX in the US. In 2019 Daisy wrote, produced and starred in the BBC comedy BACK TO LIFE which received critical acclaim. The first series aired on Showtime. Daisy is currently writing series 2.

RANDALL KEENAN WINSTON – PRODUCER

Randall Keenan Winston is the producer of many beloved comedy series including SCRUBS, and COUGAR TOWN, working with such icons as Michael J. Fox and Courteney Cox. He is currently serving as Executive producer and Director on AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE and MIXEDISH. Randall proudly served as a board member of Ohio University and the Lupus Foundation of America and has served as mentor and Director for The International Screenwriters Association and GLAAD.

RACHEL JAMES – DEVELOPMENT EDITOR

Rachel is a Development Editor working at RED production Company in the UK. She started her career as a trained broadcast journalist in regional news before making the move into TV production. She gained over 12 years of experience working with indies and broadcasters like BBC, Tiger Aspect, and Phil McIntyre across a number of high-end TV drama series. Most recently at RED, she worked with the script team on IT’S A SIN, the Channel 4, and HBO hit show by Russell. T. Davies.

BILL THOMAS – DIRECTOR & VFX

Bill began his career in film and TV art departments, working as a prop maker on various movies, including STAR WARS, five of the HARRY POTTER films V FOR VENDETTA, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, JAMES BOND, and THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. He has directed feature films – most recently an adaptation of THE THREE MUSKETEERS for Signature Entertainment – and over 100 hours of documentary for various channels including Investigation Discovery, National Geographic, and the BBC.

TRACY A. WHITAKER – WRITER

After studying screenwriting in Los Angeles, Tracy became a regular staffer on NBC’s popular thriller BLINDSPOT. Prior to writing, Tracy was a Sergeant in the Army National Guard for eight years. Tracy co-wrote THE GHOST AND THE HOUSE OF TRUTH, the World Cinema Feature Winner at New York’s Urbanworld Film Festival.

INDUSTRY ROSTER

SOME OF THE COMPANIES THAT WILL READ THIS YEAR’S TOP 1HR AND 1/2 HR TV PILOTS

PRIZES

SUCCESS STORIES

A FEW OF OUR TV PILOT SUCCESSES

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3, 6 & 10 PAGE COVERAGE FOR YOUR TV PILOT SCRIPT
Coverage Report includes a Logline and feedback on your script's Premise & Theme, Hook, Stakes & Plot, Characters, Dialogue & Sound, Producibility, and overall Presentation. Plus a Conclusion providing a summary of your script's key strengths and areas for improvement. Includes an Industry Scorecard.

  • Constructive, actionable feedback
  • Scores and Industry Pass/Consider/Recommend
  • Detailed Coverage
  • Additional industry exposure offered to submissions with strong evaluations

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