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Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
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Objective

Movies have been developed pretty much the same way since talkies were considered cutting-edge. But here at Amazon Studios, we believe 21st-century technology creates opportunities to make and share movies and scripts more easily than ever. We invite you to:

  • Win money. Amazon Studios will award a combined $2.7 million in our first year's worth of monthly and annual contests for the best scripts and movies. There is no charge to participate. Learn more.
  • Get noticed. Your work will be shared with a global community of filmmakers and fans, who can offer revisions and advice. Screenwriters can see their words come to life as full-length test movies made by directors vying for our $100,000 monthly awards.
  • Get your movie made. The goal of Amazon Studios is to work with Hollywood to turn the best projects into major feature films.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Entry fee: Free

Rules

  • You must be at least 18 (or the age of majority where you reside).
  • Your script must complete its upload and processing by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on the last day of the contest entry period. This could take hours, so make sure you give yourself plenty of time.
  • Only scripts between 85 and 160 pages long (in standard script format) are eligible for contest awards.
  • An eligible original script for a project will receive at least 50% of the Best Script award if the winning script is selected from that project.
  • A script in this month's contest will also be considered for the annual contest and subsequent monthly contests for which it is eligible.

Awards

Two Best Script Awards: $20,000 each.

Amazon Studios

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Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 8    
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Amazon Studios

Contact

Web: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 8    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Amazon Studios Announces New Development Process

Amazon Studios has unveiled its Development Slate of 15 projects, as well as a new development process for screenwriters and filmmakers.

Updated: 04/05/2012

Amazon Studios Announces Best Test Movie and Script of the Year

Judges pick family flick '12 Princesses' as best test movie of the year and suspenseful thriller 'Origin of a Species' as best script of 2011-awards totaling more than $1 million dollars.

Updated: 02/09/2012

Amazon Studios Announces January Contest Winners

Amazon Studios has announced their two $20,000 Best Script Award Winners for January, 2011.

Updated: 02/28/2011

Amazon Studios Announces New Collaboration Controls

Amazon Studios has launched a new feature that allows writers to control the level of collaboration on their original scripts.

Updated: 01/27/2011

Amazon Studios Announces December, 2010 Contest Winners

The Alchemist Agenda by Marty Weiss, and Villian, by Richard Stern, have been named the winners of the December, 2010 Amazon Studios Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 01/27/2011

Amazon Studios

Contact

Web: Click here

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Feedback: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 8    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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