These days it seems like there are more lists of screenwriters than there are actual screenwriters. But the biggest and most prestigious list remains the Black List, which was revealed yesterday with exceptional gusto. The full list can be found here along with a six-minute comedy video proclaiming it’s arrival. This list is always useful… Continue Reading →
The 2016 Black List is out! Download a copy of the list right here. You can also look back at Black List’s from year’s past here. The Black List is a compilation of the year’s most sought after unproduced scripts. There are certainly politics involved in getting on the list, but no writer would scoff… Continue Reading →
The 2015 Black List was posted yesterday. Take a look at the most popular unproduced scripts of the last year, as voted on by agents, managers, and production companies. Note the kinds of big ideas that stand out to people in the industry. The winning script this year is the story of Michael Jackson as… Continue Reading →
by Ashley Scott Meyers In this episode of the podcast I talk with screenwriter Jared Frieder about how his AIDS comedy, Three Months, got his screenwriting career going. The script won numerous awards and ultimately helped him get his first manager and his first paid job as a screenwriter. You can listen to the audio… Continue Reading →
It’s finally here! The 2014 Black List has been published. The list contains the names and ranks of the top 51 unproduced scripts circling around Hollywood this year, as ranked by the industry folks who read them. To everyone who made the list, congratulations! You’ve accomplished an amazing feat, and we hope to see your… Continue Reading →
If you’re looking for ways to amp up your writing this year, familiarize yourself with the 2014 Black List Writing Calendar. The calendar is just that: a monthly calendar on which you can mark off every day that you write or how many pages you write each day — whatever helps you be more productive…. Continue Reading →
The 2013 Black List has been released! Learn about the history of the Black List, then check the new list for the best unproduced scripts of the year.
The 2012 Black List is out, and Scott Myers has kindly posted the full list along with links to stories about scripts that sold during the previous year.
The official Black List for 2011 has been posted. Download this year’s Black List here.
This article sheds some light on the infamous Black List, an annual list of the best unproduced scripts floating around Hollywood. No tips for actually getting on the elusive list, but an interesting read nonetheless.