Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly contest roundup – our gathering of all the latest in contest news, updates, and announcements for emerging screenwriters looking to make a splash. Screenwriting competitions are tried and true when it comes to planting a foot firmly in the appropriate door, so remember to check back often (every Monday) for the most up-to-date info on all the weekly winners and deadlines!
Let’s dive in, shall we?
Weekly News and Announcements:
WildSound has announced the latest round of winners in their monthly screenplay competition. Each month, winning screenplays are selected to be performed by professional actors in a live-read setting. A YouTube playlist containing performances of last month’s winners is available here.
This year’s Shore Script Short Film Fund has been awarded to Ben Gutteridge for his short screenplay, The Naked Man. Ben will receive $9000 to produce The Naked Man, described as a tragic-comic love story between an invisible man and a blind girl.
Ten finalists per category have been announced in the 10th Annual StoryPros Awards Screenplay contest. The full list of winners will be announced this week on Thursday, June 15th.
Upcoming Contest Deadlines:
The following contest deadlines are fast approaching. Submit now!
WeScreenplay TV Pilot Screenwriting Contest – $49
Late Deadline 6/16
Hollywood Just4Shorts Short Screenplay Competition – $45
Late Deadline – June 16th