WIGS Partners with The Black List to Find New Series Writers

Breaking in outside of Hollywood has never been easier with resources like The Black List. Today, they announced another unique opportunity for writers to get discovered — a partnership with WIGS to find a writer to develop a new series!

WIGS, a leading digital studio and a FOX series incubator for female-targeted scripted drama, has partnered with script site The Black List on an initiative to identify one writer to develop a series. Founded by Jon Avnet (“Black Swan,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “Risky Business”), Rodrigo Garcia (“Albert Nobbs,” “In Treatment,” “Big Love”) and Jake Avnet, WIGS is the first digital studio to make a deal with the screenplay database.

As part of this novel partnership, The Black List will solicit teleplays to be evaluated by its community of industry professionals and readers, sharing with WIGS a short list of five writers for consideration for a digital series script deal.

Interested writers can submit material starting today at www.blcklst.com/WIGS. The submission window will be open through Tuesday, May 6. The site includes a complete list of rules, additional information and submission guidelines.

Check out The Black List site for full details.

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