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
Quarterfinalist – January 24th, 2019
Semifinalist – February 12th, 2019
Finalist – March 1st, 2019
Winner – April 5th, 2019
Every submission includes 1-2 pages of feedback from the first round judge.
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.
Karen Kirkland – Literary Agent
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 – Literary Manager
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 – Producer
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!
Michael Doven – Producer
Michael Doven is the producer of such celebrated films as MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, VANILLA SKY, MINORITY REPORT, A FEW GOOD MEN and THE LAST SAMURAI.
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.Enter Now
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: