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Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

7119 Sunset Blvd.
#153
Hollywood, Ca 90046
(310) 871-2249 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 46    
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Objective

Since 2009, Fresh Voices has distinguished itself as a screenplay competition designed to discover, empower and promote the next generation of storytellers, writers and filmmakers. As the name would suggest, Fresh Voices has done this by identifying writer's with a unique and memorable voice that demands to be read. Now in our ninth year, we have helped guide dozens of talented screenwriters to secure literary representation, option agreements and other work-for-hire writing assignments that have been the stepping stones to significant careers

Will you be Hollywood's next success story? Enter now and let your voice be heard!

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early August 14, 2018 $55 features; $55 pilots;$45 shorts; $50 resub.
Regular September 12, 2018 $60 features; $60 pilots;$50 shorts; $50 resub.
Late October 10, 2018 $65 features; $65 pilots;$55 shorts; $50 resub.
Final November 7, 2018 $70 features; $70 pilots;$60 shorts; $50 resub. 17

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Rules

Standard rules and eligibility requirements apply. Check website for details.

Awards

Prizes include:
  • $20,000 Cash & Prizes
  • Screenplay & Career Consultation
  • Consideration from leading Hollywood Production Companies
  • InkTip Prize Package
  • TV Writers Vault Prize Package
  • iPitch.tv Membership Package
  • Moviebytes Subscription
Six genre categories spotlight the most entertaining and commercially viable material.
  • Comedy, Rom-Com
  • Action, Adventure, Comic Book, Graphic Novel
  • Family, Animated, Musical
  • Drama, Historical, Biographical, Period
  • Sci-Fi, Fantasy,
  • Thriller, Psychological Thriller, Horror
PLUS
  • 1 hr TV Pilots
  • ½ hr TV Pilots
  • 1 hr & ½ hr TV Samples
  • Short Scripts
Ten Spotlight Awards reward special achievements in screenwriting.
  • Best Role Written for a Male Lead
  • Best Role Written for a Female Lead
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Ensemble Cast
  • Best First Ten Pages
  • Best Script Written outside of the US
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Culture & Heritage Award
  • Humanitarian Award
  • Courage & Fortitude Award
*RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL FEEDBACK – Add-on your Judge's Scorecard & Feedback for only $50 w/ entry. You may also choose to receive an extended 5pg Script Analysis with your entry for $149.

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

7119 Sunset Blvd.
#153
Hollywood, Ca 90046
(310) 871-2249 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 46    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

7119 Sunset Blvd.
#153
Hollywood, Ca 90046
(310) 871-2249 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 46    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Contest News

Fresh Voices Names Contest Winners

Those Who Hear by Jerome Velinsky has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2017-18 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
THOSE WHO HEAR by Jerome Velinsky

ACTION/ ADVENTURE
Winner: Smuggler's Blues Bob Cousins
Honorable Mention: Ninety Proof Nick Lentz
Honorable Mention: Rig Gerard Holland

COMEDY/ ROMANTIC COMEDY
Winner: Play the Fool Mark Gunnion
Honorable Mention: Dead Possum Jared Raun
Honorable Mention: Michael Wants to Marry Jen Bieser

DRAMA/ HISTORICAL/ BIOPIC
Winner: The Maidservant's Cap Jeff Opdyke
Honorable Mention: Acts of God Reed Moran
Honorable Mention: The Heart of a Tiger SreyRam Kuy

FAMILY FILM/ ANIMATED/ MUSICAL
Winner: The Miniatures Sandra Chin
Honorable Mention: Resurrection, Nevada Noelle Nelson
Honorable Mention: The Magnificent Kevin Chris Fetherolf

SCIENCE-FICTION/ FANTASY
Winner: Perfectus Pia Chaudhuri
Honorable Mention: Buccaneers of the Asteroid Belt Jeff Racho
Honorable Mention: The Time Trap Mark Flood

THRILLER/ HORROR
Winner: Those Who Hear Jerome Velinsky
Honorable Mention: Choke Job David Johnson
Honorable Mention: Stateside Brett Scieszka

SHORT SCRIPT
Winner: Ruby Throat Sarah Polhaus
Honorable Mention: Crossing Dreams Diego Rojas
Honorable Mention: Yellow Scarf Daniel Li

1 HR TV PILOT
Winner: The Desert Scott Thomas
Honorable Mention: After We Fall Gustave Cadet
Honorable Mention: After We Fall Jacob Chattman
Honorable Mention: Good Grief: New Born Josh Hamelin

1/2 HR TV PILOT
Winner: Revenge Tour Kahlil Maskati
Honorable Mention: Burly-Q Julie Livingston
Honorable Mention: Unsupervised Dylan Evans

TV WRITING SAMPLE
Winner: Halt and Catch Fire: Search Alexander Berger
Honorable Mention: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm Grieving with Josh Paul Ditty
Honorable Mention: The Flash: Another Man's Shoes David Schlow

BEST ROLE WRITTEN FOR A LEADING MAN
Acts of God by Reed Moran

BEST ROLE WRITTEN FOR A LEADING WOMAN
Those Who Hear by Jerome Velinsky

BEST ENSEMBLE CAST
Dog Day by Lauran Hoekstra

BEST DIALOGUE
Smuggler’s Blues by Bob Cousins

CULTURE & HERITAGE AWARD
The Heart of a Tiger by Sreyram Kuy

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD
Resurrection, Nevada by Noelle Nelson

HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Persist by Melissa Emery

COURAGE & FORTITUDE AWARD
Revenge Tour by Kahlil Maskati

Updated: 04/09/2018
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Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

7119 Sunset Blvd.
#153
Hollywood, Ca 90046
(310) 871-2249 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Report Cards: 46    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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