About Coal Stove Pictures

Past & Current

Productions

  • All
  • In Development
  • Past Productions

Our Team

With our headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, and a second office in Melbourne Australia, Coal Stove Pictures has been creating exciting and engaging content in every genre that is committed to editorial originality and compelling stories since 2007. We deliver this with an energetic script development team and a unique company profile that has one simple pre-requisite: break new boundaries to consistently deliver Global African Excellence to the world



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Submissions

Thank you for considering Coal Stove Pictures for your script submission. Kindly submit your concept ensuring that you have the following attached:

Duly filled Script Details form. See below

Feature Film Submission

  • 1.Logline
  • 2.Treatment [No more than three pages including the main character summaries]
  • 3.Feature Screenplay

Note: It is important that all scripts are to be addressed to submissions@coalstove.co.za with the subject heading Script Submission and the name of your script. You will be notified on receipt of your script.

TV Pilot Submission

Drama

  • Brief synopsis of the concept and series (Controlling Idea, Dramatic Question, Premise, Logline)
  • A statement of intent (why is this series / story important? Why (do you think it) should it be produced?
  • A clear and powerful world of the story.
  • Character biographies for the main characters (traits, goals, needs and flaws, indication of relationships)
  • A summary of at least 3 of the main characters arcs/journeys
  • Episode summaries for at least two episodes
  • An outline of episode and series structure
  • Sample Script (10 pages)

Comedy

  • Brief synopsis of the concept and series (comic trap, the situation, comic controlling idea, dramatic question, remise, logline)
  • A statement of intent (why is this series / story important? Why (do you think it) should it be produced?
  • A clear and powerful world of the story that lends itself to sitcom
  • Character biographies for the main characters (Comic flaws, triggers and traits as well goals, indication of comic relationships)
  • Episode ideas for at least 3 episodes (2 – 3 stories per episode)
  • An outline of episode
  • Sample Script (10 pages)

We do not accept short film scripts.