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:
Culled from more than 1200 submissions, two feature scripts and one television pilot have been chosen as the winners of the second annual Finish Line Script Competition.
In addition to a $2500 award, the grand-prize winning teleplay, entitled Sugar Land, will be submitted to the industry veteran of writer R. B. Ripley’s choice. Feature scripts Desert Rain by Colleen Burns, and A Fish For Rudy by Helen Darvall round out the winners.
Upcoming Screenwriting Contest Deadlines:
The following contest deadlines are fast approaching. Submit now!
trackingb.com Screenplay Contest – $125
Final Deadline 10/9
WeScreenplay Diverse Voices – $55
Final Deadline 10/15
Fox Writers Lab – Free