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Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 07-02-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,021
Posted By Paracellsus
Talking Re: Amazon Studios

Just tried to access my project and it says "page unavailable"
So...A pass then...after only 250 days!
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 05-16-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Opportunity

Sounds brill. There's been some amazing stuff coming out of NZ the past few years. Some of the comedy material is just top notch.

Best of luck with the application!
Forum: Producers, Production Companies, Studios & Networks 02-16-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,382
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Amazon Studios 45 days - Still evaluating?

Submitted a feature six months ago. Been in the "deciding" phase for three.
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-15-2017, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Paracellsus
Red face Re: A large international company likes my TV drama script. What now?!

Thanks Joe.
As they have companies in both Europe and the US, I don't know where it's been sent. The script is set in the UK but the story can fit anywhere really.
I think I'll just have to be...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-13-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By Paracellsus
A large international company likes my TV drama script. What now?!

Hi all
I gave up a full time job last year to give screenwriting a real go and a big UK company, which has acquired loads of smaller companies, read it and liked it.

They said the next step is that...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-18-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,550
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Page

Thanks Jen,
That was all really interesting.
I was a drama semi-finalist and bummed not to make the finals but maybe for a while I'll pretend that some executive has my contact details and is about...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-29-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,805
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Nicolas Cage

This is friggin hilarious. Thanks for brightening my day :bounce:
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-29-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,571
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Why I Hate Script Contests And So Should You

I never get that. Like surely if I do well enough in the general contest, I'll get an option or signing anyway?

If I win and I haven't paid for an option, will I be overlooked?!

It's a pricey...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 06-21-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,964
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Has a contest winner ever placed in one and not another?

Yep.
Came top 10 in Table Read My Screenplay.
The same script didn't make the QF of Screencraft Horror contest.
It's all pretty subjective. I definitely didn't take it personally.
I've also had a...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 11-05-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,423
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Shore Scripts Screenwriting Contest 2016

Made it to the semi-finals with my TV pilot.
Lovely to get the email bright and early this morning.
Some places leave you waiting all day to find out so that was a welcome treat.
Be fantastic to...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-02-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,525
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Austin notification timeline

Woohoo, congratulations!
Can I ask what genre your script is?
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-02-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,525
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Austin notification timeline

Aw man, for once I don't want to get an email from Austin!
Best of luck to everyone, hope somebody gets a nice call!
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-21-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: MFA Programs and Age

Nope. My MFA had a woman in her late 60s, two guys in their 50s and a few in their 40's. Majority were over 30.
Forum: Announcements, News, & Opportunities 08-20-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: First real option!

Yay! That's so exciting. Hope it all works out for you.

Will certainly check out the podcast. Please keep us updated with your project.
:bounce:
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-14-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,251
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Screen Craft Horror

Nothing yet. Didn't request feedback though so not sure about that side of it.
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-09-2016, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,251
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Screen Craft Horror

Congratulations! That's fantastic. I'm really glad to hear you had such a good experience. It's the first time entering this contest and I'm always worried when I don't hear anything or at least get...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-08-2016, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,251
Posted By Paracellsus
Screen Craft Horror

Anyone heard anything from these guys?
The closing date was July 1 and they said announcements would be made 4 to 6 weeks later. It's almost 6 weeks now and there's no mention. Several people have...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-03-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Landing paid work with your agent

Thanks for all the replies.
I agree my agent is doing his job perfectly, I may not have been clear in my first post.
I was more just interested in how long it took people to get a paid job.
I'm...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 08-01-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,987
Posted By Paracellsus
Landing paid work with your agent

Apologies if this is in the wrong thread but I suppose I'm curious as to how long it took agented writers to land your first paid gig.
I got signed to a small but hard working UK agent last year....
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 12-15-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By Paracellsus
Courier Awards

I think these used to be reputable but they have little information on their site about judges, etc.
Anyone have any dealings or success here?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 11-02-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,791
Posted By Paracellsus
Wink Re: Week with director, uncompensated?

First of all, congratulations on your project. It sounds really positive.
Ultimately, if I were in your position, I would welcome spending time with this director for the following reasons.

1. You...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 09-10-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,435
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Nicholl 2015...

Wow!
Amazing! I'm sure that's a game changer even if you don't make it any further.
Congratulations. I'm thrilled for you :)
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 08-30-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,531
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Re-writing with producers

Hi,
I'm based in Ireland and have worked with several producers over the years. If you wanna PM me their details, I can tell you if I know them or have had dealings with them. I've done my share of...
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-20-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,734
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Nick Script First

Oh I never heard of that one. Nick generally take a good while to get back with contest results so don't rule yourself out just yet :)
Forum: Classes, Contests, Conferences, Festivals, Groups, Panels & Seminars 08-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,734
Posted By Paracellsus
Re: Nick Script First

Do you mean this? -

https://www.facebook.com/notes/nickelodeon-writing-program/announcing-the-2015-2016-nickelodeon-writing-program-semi-finalists/947583985263261
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