Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 04/17/2017

By April 17, 2017Main

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news, and announcements for screenwriters looking to unleash their latest masterpiece on the right crowd. Screenwriting competitions are tried and true when it comes to making the sort of splash necessary for planting one’s foot firmly in the door, so remember to check back often (every Monday, in fact) for the most up-to-date info on all the weekly winners and deadlines! 

Let’s dive in, shall we?

Weekly News and Announcements:

Finalists announced in’s 1st TV Script Writing Competition has announced the finalists in their ½ hour, 1 hour, and ‘other’ competition categories. The finalists were chosen from 715 entries and are eligible for cash prizes and industry reads. Grand prize winners to be announced.  

About the Contest:The 1st TV Script Writing Competition is presented by . It wasn’t that long ago that for a writer to be discovered he or she had to reside in or around Hollywood. The Film Industry is changing rapidly and so are the players as well as the playground. All you need is a break and it starts with you getting your GEM out there. Submit your work to an organization that stood the test of time. Let our team at 1st TV Script Writing Competition Champion your creative property and be your ally in presenting same to the powers that be.” 

Upcoming Deadlines:

The following deadlines are closing in fast! Submit now!

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Writemovies Spring 2017 Screenwriting Competition – 04/23/2017

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival – 04/24/2017

International Family & Faith Screenwriting Competition – 04/25/2017