If you have a pretty polished African-American teen comedy under your belt you should listen up. Infolist.com sent out a call today from a production company that is looking for just that! And there is payment involved! Full info from InfoList is below – and if you are not signed up for their mailing list you need to get on it today so that you can get notices like this in your inbox.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN TEEN COMEDY SCRIPTS WANTED!
Los Angeles-based producer is looking for African-American teen comedies in the vain of “Napoleon Dynamite” and “Super Bad.”
-Projects should feature a very strong protagonist and supporting characters.
-Projects should also be very esoteric (unique voice).
-No heavy plots; Thin stories, but great characters and comedy.
-No stereotypes; Only well-rounded fully-realized characters.
-Your literary references are Paul Beatty’s “White Boy Shuffle,” and the “Catcher in the Rye” – from an African-American perspective.
-Scripts should be feature-length; at least 100 pages with the potential to revise down to 85 pages.
-Pay is negotiable and based partially on experience, but mostly on the quality of the script.
-If projects are accepted, pre-production will begin immediately.
You should register your script with the WGA and/or the US Copyright office before sending out a script!!