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:
54 finalists were selected from around the world, all placing within a variety of different genre and format categories. The grand prize winners will be announced at the Nashville Film Festival, which runs from April 20th, to the 29th.
Full list available at the link. This year, the semifinalists represent the top 10 percent of the scripts submitted. Chosen recipients receive ongoing professional support along with key introductions to industry movers and shakers.
WeScreenplay has announced the 38 entries advancing to the semi-round for a fourth read. The winning script will receive a 10 thousand dollar production grant to be used as the filmmakers see fit. Check the link for the full list.
The following deadlines are closing in fast! Submit now!