About the Contest

The WeScreenplay Feature Competition provides EVERY ENTRY with WRITTEN FEEDBACK from its first round judge. WeScreenplay competitions are focused on helping writers improve their craft and providing screenwriters exposure to take the next step in their careers.

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All submissions receive 1-2 pages of judge’s notes at no additional fee.

Deadlines and Fees

Early – September 28th, 2018 – $55
Regular – October 26th, 2018 – $65
Late – November 30th, 2018 – $75
Final – December 21st, 2018 – $85

Announcements

Quarterfinalist – January 24th, 2019
Semifinalist – February 12th, 2019
Finalist – March 1st, 2019
Winner – April 5th, 2019

Guaranteed Feedback

Every submission includes 1-2 pages of feedback from the first round judge.

View Your Scores

Every score you receive from judges will be available by logging into Coverfly. (Yes, WeScreenplay is Coverfly-qualifying!)

Industry Jury

The top scripts will be considered by our industry jury. Past finalists have been signed or attached producers from the exposure from the jury alone.

The Jury

Karen Kirkland

Karen Kirkland is a literary agent at the prestigious Abrams Artist Agency. Formerly, she worked as Nickelodean’s VP of Talent Development and numerous writers she has worked with have gone on to work at major outlets such as HBO, Comedy Central, Adult Swim, Fox, Amazon, Hulu, and NBCUniversal

Scott Carr

Scott Carr is the principal literary manager at Management SGC. He has a history of working hard with his clients to sell their specs, get them staffed, and land them open writing assignments. He’s successfully worked with young writers to see their work realized, like with MISS SLOANE starring Jessica Chastain.

Melissa Azizi

Melissa Azizi is an executive at Pretty Pictures (THE DANISH GIRL, KINSEY). Melissa was on the WeScreenplay Feature Jury last year and is currently producing the 2nd place winner’s work!

Prizes

WeScreenplay as part of The WeScreenplay Feature Competition is giving away cash and prizes, including a $1,000 cash grand prize, but most importantly the top scripts will be considered by our industry jury which includes Hollywood producers, agents, and managers. Plus, every entrant receives free feedback on their project to help improve their writing.

Past WeScreenplay winners have optioned their projects, developed work with producers, and been signed by places like Heroes and Villains, Industry Entertainment, Zero Gravity, and more.

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Distribution (Top Three Winners)

WeScreenplay has an extensive network of literary managers, agents, executives, and producers who are looking for amazing scripts and writers. We work with winners to send out their script in a targetted fashion to places that would be a perfect fit for the winners’ voices, writing goals, and projects. Our outreach has included:

Throughline
Mar Vista Entertainment
Think Tank
Foremost
Smart Entertainment
Ugly Duckling
Muraviov Company
Oriah Entertainment
Abaca Films
Little Big Shot
MPE
Abundant Media
Full Auto Films
Tilted Pictures
Valleywood Entertainment
Picture Lab Entertainment
Urban Way
High Five
Bellevue Productions
Barry Perleman
Dahooma
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
Mutressa
Envoy Pictures
Cartel Pictures
Avva Pictures
OBB Pictures
Bad Hat Harry
Nasser
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

How to contact us

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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