Thursday, 10 March 2011

London Screenwriting Agents Use Crowd-Sourcing Platform Circalit to Find Thriller Screenplays

London screenwriting agents, Dench Arnold, have teamed up with Circalit to source screenplays online. The crowd-sourcing phenomenon has already proved successful in industries such as music and charity, and is now being replicated in the screenwriting sector. Screenwriters post up their thriller screenplays online at Circalit ( where the online community read and rate the entrants, giving writers feedback on their work. The most popular scripts are then considered for representation by Dench Arnold.

Elizabeth Dench commented, “We’re very happy to be using Circalit to source talented new writers. We hope this competition demonstrates the power of crowd-sourcing to access a global pool of talent.”

Any member of the public can upload their screenplay to the competition for free at One entry per person only. All submissions are open to public voting, but writers may choose how much of their script they wish to share with the public. The deadline for entries is 1st May 2011.

About Circalit
Circalit is a platform which connects writers with industry professionals. Launched in mid 2010, Circalit enables writers to post up their work in a copyright secure environment, receive feedback, build a network, and enter free writing competitions. Film producers, publishers, agents and other industry professionals are able to use the Circalit community to crowd source new literary talent and tap into the talent pool of rising stars. Circalit’s aim is to unearth new literary talent.

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