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Press Release – December 14, 2011
Scriptapalooza, Inc., one of the most respected competitions for screenwriting and television in the world, is proud to announce ScreenwritingU as our official online screenwriting classes. ScreenwritingU is an award-winning, Los Angeles-based company that provides the highest quality online screenwriting classes.
Hal Croasmun, president of ScreenwritingU, says, “We are proud to have Scriptapalooza designate us as their most trusted source for screenwriting classes and recommend us to those who want to write a screenplay. That means a lot. We are also recommending Scriptapalooza’s Coverage Service to our professional writing group, the ProSeries Alumni, to ensure their scripts are up to industry standards before sending them to competitions, agents, and production companies.”
Mark Andrushko, president of Scriptapalooza, says, “This is the first time we have designated a company as our “Official Screenwriting Classes.” We chose ScreenwritingU because of its high quality, professional, practical courses that focus on creating marketable screenplays. The combination of Hal Croasmun’s innovate online screenwriting classes, Scriptapalooza’s professional script analysis, and the impact of our screenwriting and television competitions will offer writers even greater chances for breakthroughs into the film and television industries.”
At ScreenwritingU, over 130 ProSeries Alumni screenwriters have either sold or optioned their scripts, landed paid writing assignments from producers, and/or secured agents or managers. See more information on ScreenwritingU ProSeries Screenwriting Class.
The Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition was founded in 1998 with the goal of discovering promising writers and creating opportunities for them in the fiercely competitive entertainment industry. Divisions include Scriptapalooza Television Writing Competition and Scriptapalooza Coverage Professional Script Analysis.
ScreenwritingU is a Los Angeles-based company with clients worldwide who are building careers as screenwriters. The company provides high quality screenwriting classes, teleconferences, newsletters, and articles; special events for meeting Hollywood producers, agents, and managers; screenwriting contests and opportunities for landing jobs; and access to exclusive offers from top script marketing sites, critique services, and coaches.
Scriptapalooza, the famous screenwriting competition, has launched a new competition site with information about rules, past winners and other goodies. Their blurbage includes:
Welcome To Scriptapalooza
Reaching our 14th Annual screenwriting competition is a milestone for Scriptapalooza. We are just as dedicated and enthusiastic to promote writers through our competition now as we were 13 years ago. Our number one priority has always been the writer, from choosing our judges to creating opportunities for writers. We continue to surround ourselves with reputable and successful companies, including the many production companies, literary agents and managers who read all the entered scripts.
This year we are awarding over $25,000 in cash and software prizes.
Our First Place Winner will receive $10,000 Cash and all our Genre Winners will receive $500 Cash.
But the most important prize of all is that Scriptapalooza will promote, pitch and push the Semifinalists and higher for an entire year. We have relationships with producers, managers and agents that are actively looking for material.
Also we are now offering Feedback when you enter Scriptapalooza.
We are accepting screenplays. Early bird deadline is Jan 5th. Entry fee is $40.