“Coverfly gave our screenplay valuable exposure to industry management. After years of hard work, it was through Coverfly that we were introduced to our manager. Not only was the Coverfly staff amazingly proactive, they were communicative every step of the way, which is a blessing for emerging screenwriters.”
– Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann, screenwriters from Washington, USA
“After Coverfly put me in contact with a producer, I was fortunate enough to get signed this week! I’m now working with a literary manager whom I trust to guide me and my screenwriting career. Thank you Coverfly for working so hard and so passionately on behalf of screenwriters… and most of all for believing in our stories.”
– Patrick Byrne, screenwriter living in Tokyo, Japan
“Coverfly gave my script the industry visibility it needed to connect with producers who wanted to read my script, furthering my writing career. They have been generous with their time, advice, and have connected me with life-changing opportunities.”
– Cat Dale, screenwriter from Colorado, USA
“After years of sifting through countless screenwriting competitions, I am now able to simply search through an easy-to-read list on Coverfly and submit my projects all in one place. Never before did I know that the Nashville Film Festival had a screenwriting competition until I was introduced to it through Coverfly. I submitted my project and subsequently ended up winning the top screenwriting honor for my TV Pilot, Radicalized. Subsequently I signed with manager Randy Kiyan at Luber Roklin Entertainment and I’m now in pre-production on my feature film, A Brotherhood, with David Moscow attached to produce.”
-Bandar Albuliwi, screenwriter from Florida, USA
“As a producer developing movie properties, Coverfly is invaluable to me and my team in putting the correct writer with the right projects and in helping discover new talent.”
– Michael Doven, Producer (The Last Samurai, Minority Report, In Search of Fellini)
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– Michael Bernard, screenwriter
…and see what competitions on Coverfly are doing for writers:
Heather Faris was hired by Perdomo Productions to do a script rewrite within two months of winning gold at the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards for her script Ripple.
Anna Klassen was the winner of the 2017 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship and subsequently signed with her manager at Plattform and with an agent at WME, her screenplay was recently voted onto 2017’s The Black List.
Tripper Clancy was a Grand Prize winner of Script Pipeline’s screenwriting competition. His action-comedy script Stuber recently attached Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy) as well as Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Silicon Valley). 20th Century Fox picked up the script, based on a pitch developed by Tripper and his manager Jake Wagner (Good Fear).
Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann
Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann won the ScreenCraft Action & Thriller Screenplay Contest in 2016, and they were recently discovered via Coverfly and signed by literary manager Josh Dove at Intellectual Property Group who discovered and read their script The Timbermen. Intellectual Property Group is the literary management company behind such clients as Oscar-winner Paul Haggis (Crash and Million Dollar Baby) and Dennis Lehane (writer of cinematically adapted novels including Mystic River, Shutter Island and Gone Baby Gone).
T.A. Snyder was a winner of the 2014 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship, and he subsequently signed with literary management company Echo Lake where he has film and TV projects in active development. His pilot “Dead Men” was recently acquired by Endgame Entertainment.
Evan Daugherty was discovered by his manager on Script Pipeline and subsequently sold his script Snow White and the Huntsman to Universal for $3 million and later took the lead as a writer on studio films Divergent, Ninja Turtles, and the upcoming Rose Red from Disney.
Dominique Holmes, the Spring 2016 Diverse Voices TV Winner, signed with a founding partner at Heroes and Villains Management and is in active development on TV and feature projects.
Rob Lambert was Shore Scripts’ 2016 TV Pilot Winner and his pilot Los Ninos Sicarios was picked up by Sony’s Crackle. He is currently developing the show with their team.
Kenlon Clark won the 2017 WeScreenplay Feature Screenplay Contest and subsequently signed with a manager at Believeland Management after being introduced by WeScreenplay.
John Griffin won a full scholarship to ScreenCraft’s Screenwriters Residency Program in The Bahamas, went on to sell his spec screenplay ‘Crater’ to Fox.
Theo James Krekis
Theo James Krekis’ PAGE Award-winning short film script Breathe was picked up by Film London/BFI and awarded production funding and he’s now being approached by Hollywood producers with writing assignments.
Henry Dunham’s The Incident at Sparrow Creek Lumber wrapped production in April 2018 with an ensemble cast featuring James Badge Dale (Rubicon), Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker), Happy Anderson (Mindhunter), Robert Armayo (Game of Thrones), and Gene Jones (The Hateful Eight). Dallas Sonnier, Jonathan Brownlee, and Amanda Presmyk producing. Dunham is making his feature directorial debut. The project, originally titled Militia, won the 2015 Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition. Henry was connected with representation less than a month after contest results were announced, signing with Pipeline industry partner Madhouse Entertainment.
Niall Queenan won the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards and then signed with manager Peter Katz.
Louis Ackerman was Shores Scripts’ 2015 Feature Grand Prize Winner and they just set up the horror/thriller script, Flesh & Blood with Blumhouse Productions. The film will be part of Hulu’s ‘Into the Dark’ series, and be released in Nov 2018. Dermot Mulroney will star as the doting father trying to help his daughter, Kimberly, a teenager suffering from agoraphobia who has not left the house since her mother’s still-unsolved murder. Patrick Lussier (My Bloody Valentine) is directing.