About the Contest

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.

Currently Closed.

Deadlines and Fees

Closed

Announcements

Quarterfinalists – August 11th, 2017
Semifinalists – September 1st, 2017
Finalists – September 22nd, 2017
Winners – October 6th, 2017

Jury

Drama

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.

Comedy

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.

Prizes

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

Enter Now

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:

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

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Good In a Room

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ScriptNoted

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LA Screenwriter

Angela Bourassa is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of LA Screenwriter, a leading source of advice and insights for writers around the world. She will be helping all WISC winner’s craft an attention grabbing logline.

The Writers Store

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Automatic Pilot

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InkTip

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Save the Cat!

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