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.
Deadlines and Fees
Quarterfinalists – August 11th, 2017
Semifinalists – September 1st, 2017
Finalists – September 22nd, 2017
Winners – October 6th, 2017
Ryan Mickels is an executive for Universal Cable, producers of MR. ROBOT, COLONY, and SUITS. His advice and insight will be invaluable to writers of the drama genre.
Daniel Wolfberg is an executive for Comedy Central and has worked on IDIOTSITTER, DRUNK HISTORY, and JEFF & SOME ALIENS. His expertise on getting projects green-lit is what turns scripts into television shows.
Grand Prizes - $3,350 ($1000 cash and $2350 in prizes per category)
2nd Place - $497 in prizes per category
3rd Place - $309 in prizes per category
Honorable Mention - $148 in prizes per category
Finalists (Top 10) - $69 in prizes per category
Distribution (Top Two in Each Category)
– 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:
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