Calling All Writers: Weekly Contest Roundup – 8/28/2017

By August 28, 2017Main

Welcome back to The Script Lab’s weekly screenwriting 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!

Contest News, Updates, and Announcements:

The Script Lab Celebrates the Launch of Inaugural Screenwriting Virtual Summit

Last weekend, we successfully launched our first ever Screenwriting Virtual Summit beginning with two free days of lectures and interviews with Oscar-winning filmmakers and Emmy-winning TV writers. For more information on the summit, including details on our all-access year-round pass, click here!

ScreenCraft Announces The Spring 2017 Film Fund Recipient!

 ScreenCraft and Santa Monica-based media financier BondIt Media Capital have announced Cowboys & Pakistanis, written by Farraz Khan, as the recipient of their Spring 2017 Short Film Production Fund. Original and ambitious, the script tells a coming-of-age story that blends romantic comedy elements with political satire.

For more information on the project, including details on how to apply, click here.

Upcoming Screenwriting Contest Deadlines:

The following contest deadlines are fast approaching. Submit now!

Shore Scripts Screenwriting Contest – $55
Late Deadline 8/31

Tracking Board Launchpad Feature Competition – $05
Final Deadline 9/10

ScreenCraft Drama Contest – $69
Final Deadline 9/12

ScreenCraft Pilot Launch Screenplay Contest – $59
Final Deadline 9/13


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