Upcoming Screenwriting Contests

Get your script noticed. Launch your career.

Currently Closed.

WeScreenplay’s flagship feature contest, called one of the top screenwriting contests in the industry in 2017 by MovieBytes, offers two guaranteed reads, access to judges’ scores, and over $20,000 in prizes awarded to winners.

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Past Results:
2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Now Open!

Diverse Voices strives to provide a contest that is purely focused on promoting and encouraging diverse voices and stories. The contest encourages stories that are told from perspectives – through the author and/or characters – that are often underrepresented in Hollywood today. The contest accepts Features, TV Pilots, Web Series, and Shorts – we’re looking for underrepresented perspectives in any format.

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Currently Closed.

The WeScreenplay Television Screenwriting Competition’s mission is to discover and expose new talent to the entertainment industry. Television Competition strives to provide industry exposure and support to television screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told.

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Past Results:
2017, 2016

Currently Closed.

The winner will receive up to $10,000 to fund production of the winning short. The amount will be completely determined by the budget requested by the writer, and not by the contest. The $10,000 will be paid to the writer directly and can be used toward the budget of the film however the filmmakers see fit. The prize money will be paid in installments as the production of the film progresses.

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Past Results:
Winter 2017

Distribution to Managers and Producers

Winners of each contest are distributed to the following list of companies.

Mar Vista Entertainment
Think Tank
Smart Entertainment
Ugly Duckling
Muraviov Company
Oriah Entertainment
Abaca Films
Little Big Shot
Abundant Media
Full Auto Films
Tilted Pictures

Valleywood Entertainment
Picture Lab Entertainment
Urban Way
High Five
Bellevue Productions
Barry Perleman
Destiny Pictures
Management SGC
Cross Creek Pictures
Playback Motion
Citizen Skull Productions
Capital Creations
Super Vision Entertainment

Eminent Pictures
Sixth Sense Productions
Kailey Marsh
Echo Lake
Film Star Pictures
Taylor Lane
House of 4 Films
Church Hugger
Itchy Productions
Envoy Pictures
Cartel Pictures
Avva Pictures
OBB Pictures

Bad Hat Harry
Go East Media
Barry Katz Entertainment
Stobby Entertainment
Boulder Light Pictures
JuVee Productions
Generate LA
Paper Street Films
Darius Films
Cinterra Pictures
Red Entertainment
Mosaic Entertainment
The Fyzz
Jittery Monkeys