The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment, James Lassiter and Will Smith of Overbrook Entertainment are searching for America's Newest TV Scriptwriters.
ABOUT THE CONTESTWill Smith and James Lassiter of Overbrook Entertainmed are working together with the ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment ( a group of national advertisers working on finding great family content) to find the most talented undiscovered TV scriptwriter in the Country.
Script Guidelines and EligibilityThere are a set of rules and guidelines for this contest. Please read through the following Script Guidelines and Eligibility information .
Resources for ScriptwritersAspiring Scriptwriter Resources James Lassiter, who co-founded Overbrook Entertainment with Will Smith, learned to hone his producing skills by reading a collection of books and studying countless scripts. Below are two recommended reading lists to help inspire you to write extraordinary content for the contest and beyond.
A Creative Reading ListBettelhein, The Uses of Enchantment Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces Campbell and Moyer, The Power of Myth Hall, Aspire Hauge, Writing Screenplays that Sell Through the Power of Words Mckee, Story Schmidt, 45 Master Characters Sharp, A Writer's Workbook: Daily Exercises for the Writing Life Tobias, 20 Master Plots & How to Build Them Viders, 10 Steps to Creating Memorable Characters Vogler, The Writer's Journey
Teaching a New Generation of Scriptwriting ListFor the full list of reading suggested by legendary scriptwriter James Lassiter, .
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