Dave Green, Director of Earth to Echo and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, which hit theatres in summer 2016. His advice and insight as a visual director will be invaluable to writers of all genres.
Tracy Mercer, VP of Development for Morgan Freeman at Revelations Entertainment. Tracy has been the decision maker on massive projects in both film and television, such as Invictus and Madam Secretary.
Carter Stanton, Director of Development at Brookstreet Pictures. Carter calls the shots on what goes and what doesn't in Hollywood. His expertise on getting projects green-lit is what turns scripts into movies.
Every submission will get at least two rounds of reads, with finalists getting up to six.
Every score you receive from judges will be available by logging into WeScreenplay.
The Top 25 will receive 1-2 pages of notes on their script, in addition to any notes or coverage purchased during entry.
- Announcement to MovieBytes' 20,000 monthly visitors
- Announcement on International Screenwriter's Association
- Interview postings that highlight your work and successes to create heat around you as a writer
- Distribution to WeScreenplay's contacts with Producers, Agents, and Managers, including:
The WeScreenplay International Screenwriting Competition (WISC) is about providing screenwriters exposure to get their stories told. Only feature scripts are accepted. There are over $20,000 in prizes and the top three winners will be promoted across several platforms.
Grand Prize - $3,950 ($1,000 in cash, $2,500 in prizes) + Mentorships + Distribution
2nd Place - $1,560 in prizes + Distribution
3rd Place - $1,150 in prizes + Distribution
4th and 5th - $630 in prizes each
Finalists (Top 25) - $550 in prizes each
Quarter-Finalists - Dec 30th, 2016
Semi-Finalists - Jan 27th, 2017
Finalists - February 17th, 2017
Winners - Mar 10th, 2017
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Stephanie Palmer is the former Director of Creative Affairs for MGM and one of The Hollywood Reporter's Top 35 Executives Under 35. She created Good in a Room to help talented creators ensure that they were presenting their ideas in the best possible way.
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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.
Add 1-2 pages of a judge's thoughts and notes for just $25.
5 pages of detailed notes, including
Character, Plot, Structure, Dialogue, and Concept Analysis
Normally a $69 value!
Everything from the Basic Coverage plus
a 3-4 page synopsis to show how your plot points are perceived
Normally a $99 value!
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.
You can contact us with anything related to script coverage or this contest and we'll get in touch with you as soon as possible.
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