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WEBSERIES WRITING CONTEST
Thank you for signing up for the WEB SERIES WRITING CONTEST! Here is the information needed for you to write a fabulous comedy webisode! "Apt. B" is a Web series based on three single roommates and their everyday lives living in Los Angeles. Think Friends meets Sex and the City. You may choose from one of the outlines attached or be creative and write an original idea. Sides from the pilot script are also attached for character reference. Remember this is a comedy not a dramedy. Therefore, you will be judged on the amount of clever jokes written. Anything goes when writing for the "Apt. B" so have fun and GOOD LUCK!!
RULES: UNLIMITED SUBMISSIONS! NO more than 10 Pages in length Keep locations to a minimum - No more than three. Winners will be announced by Friday, November 13th. DEADLINE: Midnight Sunday, November 6, 2009 Entries must be submitted to email@example.com WINNERS First Place - $100, copy, credit and their work produced and featured on the Web series "Apt. B" Second Place - $75, copy, credit and their work produced and featured on the Web series "Apt. B"
CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS: Trika – Caucasian Female 28-32 Educated. Cynical. Pseudo/ “Wannabe” Feminist. She is a bit of a nerd/ loser but is completely oblivious to the fact. She is typically sensible except when it her own love life. But everyone else’s love life she thinks she gives the perfect advice. Funny. Loving.
Nic – African-American Female 30-35 She’s the Samantha type from Sex and The City. Comfortable with her sexuality and always looking to have a good time. She is the girl that had everything when she was a kid and always thinks that she never does anything wrong. She is a narcissist who speaks bluntly. She is fabulous and wants to stay fabulous forever.
Dani – Caucasian Female 25-30 She’s all about Peace, Love and Happiness. A Phoebe type from Friends. She is fun loving, cute and innocently inappropriate. She doesn’t think before she speaks but you can’t help but love and forgive her shortcomings.
POSSIBLE FUTURE EPISODES:
I. BLIND DATE a. Intervention for Trika to get over Ryan. The convince her to speed date b. Trika is confronted with various types of dudes. Do you see her weakness? Awkwardness? Clinginess? c. All girls are cuddled recapping the evening. Trika is medicating while eating a HUGE bowl of ice cream. When Trika is disgusted she hands it over to Dani who has no problem finishing it
II. DINNER PARTY a. Inviting the new gay neighbors over for holiday dinner Nic knows everything about the gay community, Trika is a little uneasy but tries to be “in-the-know” regarding the gay community and Dani says inappropriate things and can get away with it
III. LA DRIVE a. The girls are out running an errand – driving the streets of Los Angeles and at every stop sign, red light, etc they (without hesitation) pay for random items form street vendors until the car is full of stuff. b. Maybe there is no dialog, just fun hip music c. Record scratched as we see Ryan Walker in slow motion walking across the street
IV. WE HAVE A MISSION a. We find out that Dani has had this secret boyfriend and is possibly cheating on her b. Trika and Nic want to get to the bottom of it and want to catch him in the act. So the three girls put themselves in various disguises and situations trying to catch him c. Looking for physical comedy