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Goldilocks Productions invited to Stage 32's 1st Annual Female Driven Screenwriting Contest

Updated: Jul 5, 2022

There is nothing more important in the entertainment industry today than lifting up unique and diverse voices. For our first contest of 2022, we chose to focus on stories centered around female characters. While Hollywood may have made some strides forward over the last few years, the industry is still dominated by men. Help us achieve our goal of promoting female driven content by submitting your screenplay today!

Female driven content has been on the rise, proving that audiences love complex female characters. Films like BRIDESMAIDS and WONDER WOMAN changed the game, proving that female lead films can be box office smashes, and series like BIG LITTLE LIES and MARE OF EASTON continue to showcase how popular female driven shows can be. Recent releases like SPENCER, THE SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS, THE UNFORGIVABLE and BEING THE RICARDOS have taken the lead on featuring all different kinds of women. We know you have fresh, unique takes on the female driven film or series, and our judges can’t wait to read them!

Nowhere else do you find top judges and mentors like you do on Stage 32. The Grand Prize Winner will meet with an incredible panel of judges from companies that have worked on some of the great Female Driven series and films in recent memory including ARRIVAL, BIRD BOX, RUSSIAN DOLL and more!

If you write Female Lead stories, this could launch your career! Whether you write comedy, drama or thrillers, we want to hear your voice! This contest is open to television pilots and features, and we want you to give us everything you’ve got. Our judges are looking for new content, and we know you’ve got it.

Now - exclusively through Stage 32 - you have the opportunity to meet industry professionals from these prolific companies who will have read your script!

The Grand Prize Winner will be flown to Hollywood to meet:

Kate Sergeant Curtis, Television Writer (CASTLE, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS)

Colleen Labella, Producer & Director (RUSSIAN DOLL, SINGLE DRUNK FEMALE)

Carli Haney, Executive Producer (FATHERHOOD, BETCHES)

Dallaslyn Lamb, Literary Agent (BIRD BOX, ARRIVAL)

Kristen Lucas, Producer & Manager (SNOWFLAKE)

ALL FINALISTS will be in a Stage 32 Look Book which includes their script title, logline & bio mailed to over 500 industry executives including, managers, agents, producers, development executives, and financiers! Stage 32 Look Books are respected throughout the industry and have helped secure dozens meetings and which have led to writer success with companies like Verve, Good Fear, 3 Arts, APA, Echo Lake, Amazon, UTA, CAA, WME, First Friday, Pathfinder, The Cartel, Black Bear Pictures, Lit Entertainment and many, many more.

Over the last 8 years, Stage 32’s screenwriting contests have gained a reputation as one of the “most worthwhile screenwriting contests to change your career.” No other contest provides their winners and finalists with the same level of direct access to industry leading professionals who can take your career to the next level! Over the last 8 years, Stage 32 has become an incubator for finding talent and material across the globe.


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