INFO: WeScreenplay’s contest is focused on promoting and encouraging diverse voices and stories. The contest encourages stories that are told from perspectives – through the author and/or characters (ethnic minorities, women, women over 40, LGBTQ members, senior citizens, faith-driven characters, etc.) – that are often underrepresented in Hollywood today. The contest accepts Features, TV Pilots, Web Series, and Shorts.
DEADLINE: April 15th, 2019
2019 SCRIPT PIPELINE TV WRITING CONTEST
INFO: The 11th Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition is searching for extraordinary television writers and fresh, compelling pilots for exposure to production companies, agencies, and managers. Launched in 2008 as a response to the growing demand for new episodic content, the competition has established its role as a go-to outlet for emerging writers looking to develop their TV material or get staffed on shows. Together with the Screenwriting Competition, Script Pipeline cultivates relationships with the industry's top executives, focused specifically on finding writers representation, supporting diverse voices, championing marketable, unique storytelling, and pushing more original projects into production.
The company’s distinctive long-term facilitation process helps contest selections gain elite representation and crucial introductions to Hollywood, with $6 million in screenplays and pilots sold by competition finalists and "Recommend" writers since 2010 alone.
Finalists receive immediate circulation to Script Pipeline partners, in addition to the following:
$25,000 to winner, $1,000 to runner-up
Personal introductions to managers, producers, agents, directors, and others searching for TV writers
Development assistance with Script Pipeline execs
Additional script reviews for potential circulation
Long-term circulation to industry
Exclusive invitations to writer/industry events hosted by Pipeline Media Group
SUBMISSION FEE: $65
DEADLINE: May 1, 2019