Category Archives: TV Spec writer

Deadline June 30th: TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival

Deadline June 30th: TV PILOT/SPEC Script Festival – Get FULL FEEDBACK. Get script performed by professional actors
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Short Film Pitch: The Federal Department of Meaningful Existences, by Sam Thorpe-Spinks

LOGLINE PITCH:

ACTORTitle: The Federal Department of Meaningful Existences

Written by: Sam Thorpe-Spinks

Type: Short Film

Genre: Sci-Fi, Political

Logline: In a dystopian future, where the autocratic regime decides our meaning of life, Smith of Area 27, receives his fate on ‘Letter Day’ and struggles to accept the futility of his existence.

http://www.spotlight.com/interactive/6813-1273-3710

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Mid Year Review: Watch 7 Winning TV SPEC Screenplays

Deadline to submit your screenplay to the festival:http://www.wildsound.ca/screenplaycontest.html

Watch the Winning TV SPEC Screenplay Readings from January to June 2016 from the Writing Festival:

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
June 2016 Reading
Written by Linsen Oyosa

ACTORTV SPEC Screenplay – THE MINDY PROJECT “Culture Club”
May 2016 Reading
Written by Katie Bero

ACTORFan Fiction Screenplay – TWILIGHT ZONE “Punchline”
April 2016 Reading
Written by Jaime Medina

Fan Fiction Screenplay – MAGNUM P.I.
March 2016 Reading
Written by Lew Ritter

Fan Fiction – DOCTOR WHO “The Time Cuckoo”
February 2016 Reading
Written by David Gilbank & Paul Renhard

TV SPEC Screenplay – THE BIG BANG THEORY
February 2016 Reading
Written by David Minaskanian

ACTORTV SPEC – UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT
January 2016 Reading
Written by Jen Turriff

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

TV Festival Announces its May 2016 Television Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

Watch the 3 winning screenplays performed by professional actors. 

TV PILOT Screenplay – THE REAPER: REBELLION “AFTERLIFE” 
May 2016 Reading
Written by Mark S. MacDonald, Darsey Meredith

http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_reaper.html

SYNOPSIS: 

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy 

Eva, who may or may not be Eve from the Book of Genesis, inadvertently creates Death in the world by inciting her siblings and lover to eat the Divine Apple from the Tree of Life. It’s an interesting spin on the immortal story about how the humans lost paradise and incurred the wrath of God.

CAST LIST: 

NARRATOR – Becky Shrimpton
RHODA/DEATH – Meggie McKinnon
LAILAH – Aisha Evelyna
MAALIK – Sean Ballantyne
AZRAEL – Benjamin Harris
GOD/DRAVEN – Paul Falkowski
HANNAH – Kayla Lakhani

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TV SPEC Screenplay – THE MINDY PROJECT “Culture Club” 
May 2016 Reading
Written by Katie Bero

http://www.wildsoundfestival.com/the_mindy_project.html

 

SYNOPSIS: 

Genre: Comedy, Sitcom 

Mindy and Danny clash over how culturally aware to raise their child. Meanwhile Morgan tries to help Jeremy avoid deportation.

CAST LIST: 

NARRATOR – Becky Shrimpton
MINDY – Kayla Lakhani
DANNY – Paul Falkowski
MORGAN – Abraham Asto
TAMRA – Aisha Evelyna
JEREMY/RISHI – Benjamin Harris
BEVERLY – Meggie McKinnon

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TV PILOT Screenplay – SMITHEREENS
May 2016 Reading
Written by Hershel D. Rephun


SYNOPSIS: 

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Suspense

The story of a man, in pieces: This one-hour episodic dramedy series chronicles the journey of a man fished out of Miami’s Biscayne Bay. He remembers only his first name (Harry) and his mother tongue (Cockney). Flashbacks paint a complicated picture of a man battling alcoholism and engaged in some dark pursuits.

 

CAST LIST: 

NARRATOR – Becky Shrimpton
HARRY – Abraham Asto
NAN – Aisha Evelyna
REG – Benjamin Harris
REB JOEY – Paul Falkowski
CARMEN/SARAH – Meggie McKinnon

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Director/Producer: Matthew Toffolo

Casting Director: Sean Ballantyne

Editor: John Johnson

Submit to the TV Festival via FilmFreeway

Thanks to you and your team for such excellent and detailed feedback. It’s clear that those reviewing the script have put a great deal of time and effort into breaking it down and assessing it professionally – and we’re very grateful. We particularly appreciate the fact that both the strengths and the weaknesses have been highlighted, so we can see what we’re doing right, as well as which elements need work.
– Sara Myles, TV Pilot (May Contain Nuts)

Get your TV script performed by professional actors at the Television Festival. At least 2 winners ever single month.

Watch the January 2016 Winners:
January 2016 TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

Watch the February 2016 Winners:
February 2016 TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

Watch the March 2016 Winners:
March 2016 TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

Watch the April 2016 Winners:
April 2016 TV Pilot/Spec Screenplay Winners

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– No matter what happens, you will receive full feedback on your script by our established WILDsound Reading Committee. No other place in the world will you get coverage for the price you pay.

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– We specialize in showcasing TV PILOT and TV SPECS from past shows and making sure that when the script is ready, the writer will benefit by at least obtaining a solid agent.

Read recent testimonials from February/March Submissions:

This is most excellent. I loved the thorough feedback, and some of the fixes or easy and some require a little more thinking but regardless, I’m glad to be getting your feedback.
– David Baugnon, (The Messiah Project)

Thank you for your encouraging words and for this great chance you are giving me. If I had to rate your feedback, I would give it 110 over 100 !! In fact, it is thanks to your previous feedback that I was able to improve this piece: even when they are harsh, your comments are always constructive, thorough and motivating.
– Maroun Rached, (Elan Vital)

I really appreciate the detailed feedback, it is very encouraging and gives me very specific things to improve upon.
– Rochelle Blissett-Miller, (Axiom – Source)

That’s the most useful feedback I have received. Certainly understand the issues you brought forth.
– Andrew Vestrand, (On the Nut)

These notes are very helpful in my advancing this piece and as a new writer I am extremely pleased with the generally positive reinforcement here.
– R. Christian Frostholm (Consequences)

Thank you for the extremely useful feedback on my script Digital Natives.
– Adam Preston (Digital Natives)

Thank you for the feedback to my script “Father Flanagan”. I was very excited to get this valuable tool and you did not disappoint!
– Chris Beatty (Father Flanagan)

I greatly appreciate the time and effort from you and all of the actors involved. It was really something seeing a reading of my work.
– Seregon O’Dassey (Absynthia)

Thank you for your feedback and notes. This is very constructive. I agree to reduce the number of characters. They can be brought out in specific episodes.
– Tomas Stanley (Pocono Heaven Lodge)

TV Series Pitch: Just a Few, by Ford Jones

LOGLINE PITCH:

ACTORTitle: Just A Few

Written by: Ford Jones

Type: TV Series

Genre: Drama

Logline: Hope for all mankind. Doctor answers all things wrong in the world.

Interested in this logline, please email us at info@wildsound.ca and we’ll forward your email to the writer.

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Watch the 200+ Winning Writing Festival Videos for 2015

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