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The WeScreenplay Shorts Screenwriting Competition's mission is to provide talented writers and filmmakers the financial means to turn their amazing short scripts into short films. The large budget of the contest will be used to cover the budget of the short film as determined by the creators of the film, not by the contest.



Grand Prize - Cash Prize of up to $10,000 based on budget request and completed film.

Deadlines and Fees



Quarter-Finalists - March 20th, 2017
Semi-Finalists - April 20th, 2017
Finalists - May 20th, 2017
Winners - June 20th, 2017

Get additional feedback

...and receive $15 off resubmissions

WeScreenplay is an industry leader in writer feedback, providing thorough and affordable script coverage to writers around the world. For an additional fee, you can upgrade your contest submission and receive additional feedback on your screenplay. The additional feedback is returned to the writer within 3 weeks. You'll also receive a $15 coupon code for resubmitting the script once it's touched up if you so choose.

Judges' Notes

Add $29

Add 1-2 pages of a judge's thoughts and notes for just $29.

Basic Coverage

Add $49

5 pages of detailed notes, including Character, Plot, Structure, Dialogue, and Concept Analysis
Normally a $69 value!

Full Coverage

Add $79

Everything from the Basic Coverage plus a 2-3 page synopsis to show how your plot points are perceived and more.
Normally a $99 value!

Enter Contest

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If you have already uploaded your script to Film Freeway or Without-a-Box and prefer to submit through either one of those platforms, please follow either of the links below.

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