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Amazon Studios Shuts Down Open-Script Submission Program

Since its inception in 2010, Amazon Studios had touted a technocratic approach to entertainment development — with an open submission process promising to let anyone break into showbiz, and potentially have their idea turned into a movie or TV show if it was upvoted to the top of the pile.

Now, Amazon Studios’ crowdsourced-script program is dead, a tacit acknowledgement by the ecommerce giant’s entertainment division that it will only produced stuff greenlit the traditional, Hollywood way.

As of April 13, 2018, Amazon Studios is no longer accepting unsolicited submissions. It will continue review and evaluate submissions it’s already received through June 30, according to a notice on its website.

Continue reading: Variety

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