Scripped and The Write Brothers Announce Joint Marketing and Technology Partnership to Benefit Screenwriters

Partnership will extend Best of Breed Features and Technologies from Leading Web-based and Packaged Screenwriting Software

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scripped, a new provider of Web-based screenwriting software and services based in Los Angeles, and Write Brothers® Inc., a Glendale-based publisher of the award-winning screenwriting software, Movie Magic® Screenwriter, today announced a strategic technology and marketing partnership that will change the way that screenplays are written and submitted to Hollywood.

“We’re excited about teaming up with Scripped.com. We think there are terrific opportunities to join the desktop generation with the Internet generation. It is win-win all around.”

Scripped.com and Write Brothers® will partner to provide aspiring writers both an online and an offline solution for their screenwriting software needs. Additionally, the two companies will leverage existing partnerships to help screenwriters take their works from concept to completion. The new partnership will entail:

  • Joint marketing/promotion of Scripped Writer and Movie Magic® Screenwriter
  • The ability to submit scripts via Scripped Inc.s submission platform to proper Hollywood end destinations
  • Both companies will combat piracy Scripped Inc.s users, generally aspiring young writers, will have the ability to quickly transition to Movie Magic® Screenwriter at a lower cost.
  • Providing content that will be useful for aspiring screenwriters (both professionals and non-professionals).

This is the first collaboration between a Web-based script writing company and a traditional scriptwriting software company and were excited to have the Write Bros as our client-side software partner, said Sunil Rajaraman, CEO, Scripped.com. Partnering with Write Brothers will dramatically shorten our time to market with new modules that enhance the screenwriting process and help both companies better connect all of the elements of the screenwriting value chain.

Expanding opportunities for Write Brothers clients and Scripped.com clients is at the heart of the partnership. We see a lot of potential, said Chris Huntley, V.P., Write Brothers® Inc. Were excited about teaming up with Scripped.com. We think there are terrific opportunities to join the desktop generation with the Internet generation. It is win-win all around.

In addition to joint technology development, Scripped and Write Brothers® will develop co-marketing programs to expand the use of their technology from screenwriters to other markets outside of the traditional Hollywood screenwriting value chain. The new integrated technology solutions are expected to be released by next year.

About Scripped.com

Founded in 2007, Scrippeds goal is to make screenwriting accessible to writers of all levels and provide the tools and community writers need to bring their ideas from inception to completion. Scripped aims to encourage and support the needs of all scripted content writers.

Scripped Inc. promotes the art of screenwriting by providing Scripped Writer, the first completely free web-based screenwriting software for writers. Scripped Writer is an innovative text editor that functions like a standard word processor but automatically formats and catalogs each screenplay element according to industry standards. Since its launch in January 2008, Scripped Writer has amassed a user-base of over 8,000 writers from all 50 states and over 50 countries. To try Scripped Writer, visit http://www.scripped.com. For additional corporate info and biographical information on the management team, please email us directly at contact@scripped.com.

About The Write Brothers

Since 1982, Write Brothers® Inc. (formerly called Screenplay Systems) has been a world leader in film and television screenwriting and production software. Since 1993, more than 80 percent of the Academy Award® nominations and 95 percent of the Emmy® awards went to companies and individuals that used Movie Magic Screenwriter or other software originally created by Write Brothers®.

Writer Brothers® is the first and the only creative team ever to receive an Academy Technical Achievement Award for screenwriting software. Thousands of Hollywood films and TV shows have been written and produced with Write Brothers® software.

For more information, contact the Write Brothers® via email at marketing@screenplay.com or on the web at http://www.screenplay.com.

MovieMagic is a registered copyright of The Writer Brothers, Inc. All other company and product names are copyrights of their respective holders.

Contacts

Dan Chmielewski
Madison Alexander PR
P: 714-832-8716
M: 949-231-2965
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