How to win a SXSW Audience Award
Congratulations to Slated member Bishal Dutta on his upcoming feature debut, IT LIVES INSIDE, which hits theaters this Friday! During his time as a senior story analyst at Slated, Bishal read over 800 scripts. In our interview, he shares what makes a strong narrative, and how he crafted this emotionally powerful horror film. Want your script reviewed by three superstar readers? Submit to get Script Analysis and be considered for EP support.
THE INVENTOR is 100% Fresh. Opens Friday!
Slated success story THE INVENTOR, starring Marion Cotillard, Daisy Ridley, Stephen Fry, comes to 800 movie theaters around the country this Friday 9/15/23. The stop motion animated biographical film tells the story of Leonardo da Vinci. Want to see it in theaters? Earn $50 OFF Script Analysis when you send us a picture of yourself with your ticket. (email email@example.com) Find links to purchase tickets, here.
JERRY BROWN: THE DISRUPTER hits PBS (Slated success story)
Did you know Slated supports documentaries too? JERRY BROWN: THE DISRUPTER is about California’s longest-serving governor. It found finishing funds via Slated’s EP Services after receiving a qualifying Screening Score. The film hits PBS on September 15th. Submit for Screening Analysis like JERRY BROWN: THE DISRUPTOR did to see if you qualify for EP Services.
Why We Do It
Few things make us happier than supporting indie films that make an impact. SUMMONING SYLVIA has been named one of the best horror films of the year by dozens of outlets, with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Bloody Disgusting writes, “I found the joy I so desperately needed recently with Wesley Taylor and Alex Wyse’s Summoning Sylvia, one of the year’s most important releases.” Let Slated package, finance, and distribute your film next.
Trailer Release: THE KILL ROOM (Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman)
This film was co-financed via Slated’s Executive Producer Program. Action comedy THE KILL ROOM hits theaters September 29th. Want Slated’s help packaging and financing your film? Earn a 75+ Script Score like THE KILL ROOM to be considered for EP support. Submit for Analysis.
An LA-Based Festival Worth Knowing
Some film festivals put more energy into the filmmaker experience than others, and this is one of them. We sat down with NoHo CineFest founder Gustavo Sampaio to learn about its history and hear his advice for filmmakers. Last deadline to submit to NoHo CineFest is August 7th. Looking for funding or packaging support? Earn a 75+ Script Score to be considered for Slated’s EP Services. Submit for Analysis.
The Inventor Just Sold to Blue Fox!
That makes two Slated films sold in one week. As reported in Variety, THE INVENTOR just sold to Blue Fox! This stop-motion animated feature received financing from Slated investors after receiving a strong Script Score. From the writer of RATATOUILLE, the film stars Marion Cotillard, Daisy Ridley, and Stephen Fry. It hits theaters August 25th. Ready to submit your script? Earn a 75+ Script Score like THE INVENTOR to be considered for Slated’s EP Services. Submit For Analysis.
How RENNER Got Greenlit
Slated’s latest movie just wrapped. Here’s an overview on how this father/son writing team used Slated to get their movie greenlit. RENNER, a cautionary thriller about AI, began as a spec script written by Martin and Luke Medina. Over multiple rounds of Script Analysis, the Script Score climbed and climbed…