About the Contest

The WeScreenplay Television Screenwriting Competition’s mission is to discover and expose new talent to the entertainment industry.¬†This competition¬†strives to provide industry exposure and support to television screenwriters who are looking to have their stories told.

Deadlines and Fees

Early Bird Deadline – May 18th, 2018 – $29
Regular Deadline – June 22nd, 2018 – $39
Late Deadline – July 23rd, 2018 – $49
Final Deadline – August 10th, 2018 – $59

Announcements

Quarterfinalists – September 4th, 2018
Semifinalists – September 21st, 2018
Finalists – October 12th, 2018
Winners – November 16th, 2018

Jury

Daniel Wolfberg

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.

Jen Ray

Jen Ray is a literary manager at Heroes and Villains Entertainment where her focus is on developing strong female voices across genres. She is proud to have a client list that is 80% women. Jen also produced the indie comedy FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL… that premiered at Sundance and was distributed by Focus Features.

Ian Morrow

Ian is a Coordinator at MANAGE-MENT, a literary management company that represents writers, executive producers and directors for film, television and
theatre. Under the direction of Dan Halsted (SWAT, GARDEN STATE, VIRGIN SUICIDES), Manage-ment represents EP clients on TV shows such as MAD MEN, BREAKING BAD, SHAMELESS, THE AMERICANS, NARCOS, and FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS, as well as creators and directors of MOONLIGHT and THOR 3: RAGNAROK.

Prizes

Grand Prizes - $3,250 ($1000 cash and $2350 in prizes per category)
2nd Place - $250 in prizes per category
3rd Place - $138 in prizes per category
Honorable Mention - $138 in prizes per category
Finalists (Top 10) - $69 in prizes per category

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Distribution (Top Two in Each Category)

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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