Upcoming Screenwriting Contests

Get your script noticed. Launch your career.

Now Open!

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:
2018, 2017, 2016

Now Open!

The WeScreenplay Shorts Competition is dedicated to connecting talented short film writers with Oscar-nominated short film directors and creators for advice on how to create emotionally impactful storytelling in short-form content.


The WeScreenplay team believes that every entrant of a contest should benefit from entering – whether the writer wins or not. That is why we offer one page of creative analysis from a professional script reader on every short script that is entered.

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Past Results:
Winter 2017

Currently Closed.

WeScreenplay’s flagship feature contest, listed as one of the top screenwriting contests in the industry 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:
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

Currently Closed.

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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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