Tag Archives: Mike Van Waes

New Line Cinema Picks Up “Wizard of Oz” Horror Pitch From Launch Pad and Hit List Alum Mike Van Waes

oz-excerptThe world of Wizard of Oz is about to get the horror treatment from Hit List alum Mike Van Waes. New Line Cinema recently picked up a pitch tied to the classic 1900 L. Frank Baum from the up and coming screenwriter.

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2015’s Hit-Makers: A Look Back at the Hit List Alums (2016)

HL_tb_postthumbnailSoon we’ll be releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the writers who made the Hit List in 2015 — where they were, and how far they’ve come in just one short year.

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THE YOUNG AND HUNGRY LIST 2016 – THE TOP 100 WRITERS ON THE VERGE!

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Every year, a new Young & Hungry List is compiled from across the industry, proudly showcasing those writers most eager to stake their claim. Voted on by Hollywood’s most influential players, each list distinguishes a fresh slate of up-and-coming creatives preparing to take the next step in their careers. We’re pleased to present the 2016 Young & Hungry List.

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HAMMERSPACE (SALES)

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A terminally-ill teenager searching for answers surrounding his missing father discovers a strange key that opens a portal to an alternate fully-animated dimension, releasing a new friend who helps him repair his broken family.

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HAMMERSPACE (SPEC)

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A terminally-ill teenager who, while searching for answers surrounding his missing father, discovers a strange key that opens a portal to an alternate fully-animated dimension, releasing an new friend who helps him repair his broken family.

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{THE LAUNCH PAD} 2014 TOP 10 FEATURES AND WRITERS!!

The Top 10 feature scripts in contention to become the 2014 LPFC winner!

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THE SHIVERS (SPEC)

Logline: An angst-ridden half demon inadvertently possesses the girl of his dreams and must struggle to make amends while she struggles to take revenge.

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{THE LAUNCH PAD} 2014 LPFC TOP 25 FEATURES AND WRITERS ANNOUNCED!!

Your First Look at the Top 25 Scripts & Writers of the 2014 Launch Pad Features Competition!

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{TB EXCLUSIVE} Congratulations to Launch Pad Writer Mike Van Waes on Signing with ICM

Another hot Launch Pad writer lands with representation.

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A Closer Look – The Complete 2014 Nicholl Finalist Top 10s List with Loglines & Bios!

All Top 10 loglines & Bios in one place!

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