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GRAND PRIZE $5,000 + 6 GENRE WINNERS WIN $1000 EACH

WE HAVE HELPED LAUNCH THE CAREERS OF NUMEROUS WRITERS THROUGH OUR FEATURE CONTEST. THIS INCLUDES DEALS WITH SONY, BLUMHOUSE, WARNER BROS, FILM4 & HULU. 

THE BEST SCRIPT FROM ALL GENRE CATEGORIES WILL BE AWARDED OUR GRAND PRIZE OF $5,000.

WE WILL ALSO BE GIVING AWAY $1,000 TO EACH WINNER FROM OUR 6 GENRE CATEGORIES: ACTION/ADVENTURE, COMEDY, DRAMA, SCI-FI, THRILLER & HORROR.

Mar 1st

Feature Contest Opens

May 31st

Early Deadline $45

July 31st

Regular Deadline $55

Aug 31st

Final Deadline $65

Oct 25th

Quarter-Finalists

Nov 10th

Semi-Finalists

Nov 25th

Finalists

SOME OF OUR PREVIOUS WINNERS

WHY ENTER

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JUDGES

Winning Feature scripts will be read by our 15 Award-Winning Judges.

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PRIZES

Over $11k in Cash & Prizes is up for grabs in our Feature Screenplay Contest.

Our Grand Prize Winner will win an industry meeting with Award-Winning Creative Producer Julia Berg. Julia regularly works with the industry A-List including talents such as Charlie Kaufman and Nicole Holofcener.

 

 

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INDUSTRY & DIRECTORS ROSTER

The best Feature scripts will be read by our roster of 130+ Production Companies, Agents, Managers, and 80+ Directors.

PLUS, every writer who enters will receive a FREE 18 Page booklet on HOW TO GET YOUR SCREENPLAY PRODUCED.

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SCRIPT SCORE

Our readers have read for some of the biggest production companies in the world, including: Universal, Lionsgate, Paramount, Working Title, BBC and many others. You will receive your script score once we announce our Finalists. There will be an additional read for each round that a script progresses.

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SUCCESS STORIES

We have helped 90+ writers gain representation, option, sell, and have their screenplays produced.

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DISCOVERY PLATFORM

We’ve partnered with Coverfly to handle all submissions. As well as our judges and roster, you have the choice to make your script available to hundreds more industry professionals on their platform for no additional fee. This is entirely optional – you can be as private or public as you like.

GENRE WINNERS

1ST - ACTION/ADVENTURE

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub

1ST - COMEDY

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub

1ST - DRAMA

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub

1ST - HORROR

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub

1ST - SCI-FI

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub

1ST - THRILLER

$1,000Cash
  • • Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

    • Introduction and Meetings with Hollywood Agents and Managers

    • Script development with Shore Scripts

    • a Free copy of Final Draft screenwriting software

    • Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum - The Script Hub


TOP 5 IN EACH GENRE CATEGORY

• Your script read & considered by our Judges, Industry Roster & Directors

• Free access to our exclusive Writers Forum – The Script Hub

INDUSTRY MEETUP | FEATURE GRAND PRIZE WINNER

4 OF THE 15 JUDGES WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS

5 OF THE 130+ COMPANIES ON OUR INDUSTRY ROSTER WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS

6 OF THE 80+ ON OUR DIRECTORS ROSTER WHO WILL READ 2022's BEST SCRIPTS