Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Emerging Screenwriters Genre

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web:
http://www.EmergingScreenwriters.com
Email:
Info@EmergingScreenwriters.com

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 40    
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Objective

Accepted Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family/Holiday/Young Adult, Historical/Bio, Horror/Thriller, Mystery/Crime, Sci Fi/Fantasy

We’re searching for emerging screenwriters with exceptional screenplays in eight genre categories. The winner of each genre category will receive $2500 cash. Of the eight scripts selected, one of you will go on to win the Grand Prize, receive an additional $10,000 and be accepted onto the ISA Development Slate, where the Career Development team will work with you for a minimum of one year to get you and your script in front of top producers, literary reps and other industry executives from companies like Lakeshore Entertainment, Gidden Media, ICM, and others.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Mega Early October 6, 2021 $29 8
Early November 11, 2021 $39 44
Regular January 13, 2022 $49 107
Final Deadline February 17, 2022 $69.00 142

Notification: Semi-Finalists: April 14th / Finalists: May 3rd / Genre Winners: May 19th / Grand Prize Winner: May 19th

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

Grane Prize Winner
  • $12,500 Cash (Includes $2,500 from Genre Award)
  • 1 Year ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • ISA Development Slate Invitation
  • All Additional Category Prizes
Genre Award Winners
  • $2500 Cash Each
  • ISA Development Slate Consideration
  • ISA Development Slate Evaluation (for a New Script)
  • 12 Months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • All Prizes from Finalists
Finalists (Top 10 of Each Genre)
  • The Craft Course in Screenwriting
  • 6 months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • ISA Logline Review
Semi-Finalists
  • 3 months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • Digital Copy of "(Not Just) Another Book on the Craft of Screenwriting"

Emerging Screenwriters Genre

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web:
http://www.EmergingScreenwriters.com
Email:
Info@EmergingScreenwriters.com

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 40    
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Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web:
http://www.EmergingScreenwriters.com
Email:
Info@EmergingScreenwriters.com

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 40    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

Contest News

Emerging Screenwriters Names Genre Screenplay Contest Winners

Strays by Robert Wooldridge has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 Emerging Screenwriters Genre Competition from among more than 4500 submissions.

Grand Prize Winner
Strays by Robert Wooldridge

Genre Winners:

ACTION-ADVENTURE
Minotaur by Tim Auld

COMEDY
Cooze by Wendy Jean Wilkins

DRAMA
Strays by Robert Wooldridge

HISTORICAL/BIO
The Ice Man by Jared Iversen

HORROR/THRILLER
Coyote by Fredrick Leach

MYSTERY/CRIME
Facing Evil by Carmen Radtke

SCI FI/FANTASY
Ginger Kearns

Top 10 Finalists per genre:

ACTION/ADVENTURE FINALISTS
Blood and Dreams by Suzanne Griffin
Bullets are Blind by Guy Prevost
El Soldado de Marbach by Arturo Mireles
Minotaur by Tim Auld
Nominuum by Diego Kontarovsky
Paladin by Bridget Bell McMahon
Pulse by Pascal Mercay
The Euripides Engine by Peter Andrews
The Iron Horse of Lucy Steele by Paul E. Zeidman
Zoe and the Zebra by Vicki Peterson

COMEDY FINALISTS
#LIKEME by Selina Ringel
Baby Queen by Max Rasmussen
Bad Romance by Chad Wellinger
Breast in Show by Andrea Berting
Cooze by Wendy Jean Wilkins
F-YOU! I’m a Teacher by Michael Lipoma
Gifted by Jonny King
Noir Town by Catherine Wignall
Superfreak by Sierra Hall
Vanguard by Brian Farrey-Latz

DRAMA FINALISTS
American Sons by Roger Stigliano
Bleed Just Like Us by Ezekiel J. Walker
Blue Earth by Isaiah Poirier
Credible Witness by Anne Sagel
Gross Profit by Thomas Yungerberg
How to Be by Desa Larkin-Boutté
Major Hacker’s War by Steve Blame
She’s Your Super by Tristan J. Shuler
Strays by Robert Wooldridge
The Rule of Thirds by Andrea George Turner

HISTORICAL/BIO FINALISTS
Boston Brown by Adam Pachter
Idol by Tricia Lee
Magi by Richard Giarraffa
Pretty Girls Aren’t Funny by Tony Jerris
Revolution by Gayle Jackson
Riding with Charlie by Shintaro Ogai
The Girl with the Red Hair by Caitlin Gallo and Brittany Harris
The Haight by Kimba Henderson
The Ice Man by Jared Iversen
The President’s Daredevils by Tim Fitzharris

HORROR/THRILLER FINALISTS
Coyote by Fredrick Leach
Dead Waters by Chris Hocking
Evacuation by Aubrey Reynolds
Fade Out by Marty Howe
Hair of the Dog Diner by Ruthie Hanson
Me and The Devil Blues by Jamal Emerson Murad
Mind Game by Martin McSweeney
Northward Damned by Bryce Vails
Starlight Hacienda or The Secret to Eternal Life in The Desert by Kyle Little
Strangers in the Night by Randy Vampotic

MYSTERY/CRIME FINALISTS
Facing Evil by Carmen Radtke
Fire Load by L.M. Kemp
GhostMaster by Elizabeth Delaney
Green Lake by Jan Libby
Life Plus Ten by Isaiah Poirier
Money Shot (Snake Eyes) by Brian Trim
NTSB by Phil Mars
Somniphobia by Michael Brody
The Loner by B. E. Marvis
We Can’t Sleep by Chris Phillips

SCI FI/FANTASY FINALISTS
American Dreams by Corey Brown & Tricia Lee
Cielo by Edith D. Rodriguez
Ghouly Tales by Christopher Higginson
Immortal by Natalie Metzger and Robert Allaire
Minor by Mexi Gremillion
Robot’s Best Friend by Joel Buxton & Jeff Sager
Starseeds by Ginger Kearns
Strings by Annamarie Davidson
The Creatures of Camp Fremorf by Alex Klein
Trapped in Plain Sight (AKA The Puzzle) by Tammy Klembith & George Klembith

Updated: 08/31/2021

Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web:
http://www.EmergingScreenwriters.com
Email:
Info@EmergingScreenwriters.com

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 40    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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