|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Early||February 22, 2013||$40|
|Regular||March 22, 2013||$45|
|Late||April 26, 2013||$50|
|Extended||May 24, 2013||$55|
|Extended Final||June 21, 2013||$60||2|
$25 reading fee for students, any deadline.
Multiple entries may be submitted by author(s).
Author(s) must sign entry form for eligibility.
Format and bind your script according to industry standards.
There are two categories:
Spec scripts (for a show already in existence) of half-hour or one hour length, comedies or dramas (The Office, CSI, etc.)
Pilots and MOW (Movie of the Week). Pilots for comedies or dramas may be up to two hours in length. MOW: please follow standard MOW format. Sorry, we are not accepting mini-series at this time.
Register your script with the WGA or Library of Congress.
Be sure to make a copy of your script before you mail it. Scripts will not be returned.
Electronic submissions accepted.
First Place: $500
The top two winners will also receive an annual subscription to Scripped Pro.
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