The PAGE Awards competition was established by an alliance of Hollywood producers, agents, and development execs. Our goal: to discover the most exciting new scripts by up-and-coming writers from across the country and around the world. And due to the success of our winning writers, the PAGE Awards have rapidly become one of the most important sources for new screenwriting talent within the Hollywood community and worldwide.
One of the most frustrating things about so many screenwriting contests - both for the writers and for the judges - is that scripts of different genres are in competition with each other. But how can you compare a comedy to an action script? How do you rank a family film against a thriller? Moreover, why is it that most contests only reward the screenwriter who writes a powerful drama, while many of the most successful movies made in Hollywood are comedies, thrillers, action flicks and family films?
In order to address this problem, and to encourage a wide variety of screenwriting talent, the PAGE Awards judges present prizes in ten different genre categories:
TV Drama Pilot
TV Comedy Pilot
Not only will this year's winning writers receive a total of over $50,000 in cash and prizes, but most importantly, the contest is judged entirely by working professionals in the film and television industry, so all contestants have the opportunity to get their work into the hands of Hollywood professionals currently in search of new talent.
Notification: Winners announced on October 15, 2013
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The hit U.K. comedy series SPY, created and written by 2008 PAGE Award winner Simeon Goulden, is now headed for ABC primetime. Having just finished its second successful season on Sky 1 HD in the U.K., Deadline.com announced that ABC has ordered an adaptation of the show for the States.
2006 PAGE Silver Prize winner Sang Kyu Kim has been hired as a writer/producer on the hit AMC series THE WALKING DEAD. Sang previously worked as a staff writer on the Starz series CRASH and the TNT series HAWTHORNE.
Since winning his PAGE Award in 2008, Bill Dubuque has been working non-stop. His spec THE ACCOUNTANT was picked up and is being produced by Silverwood Films (BLUE VALENTINE, HALF NELSON). He was hired to adapt THE BROTHERHOODS for Warner Bros. and Lin Pictures (SHERLOCK HOLMES, JUSTICE LEAGUE). He was then hired by Team Downey to script the new feature THE JUDGE for Robert Downey Jr. And he has now closed a huge two-picture blind deal with Team Downey and Warner Bros. to write two new movies for Robert Downey Jr. Bill is represented by PAGE Judge Eric Williams at Zero Gravity Management and Trevor Astbury at Paradigm.
The Winners of the 9th annual PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition have now been announced, and the Judges have awarded this year's $25,000 Grand Prize to Tobin Addington of Brooklyn, New York, for his gripping thriller THE UNRAVELING.
The PAGE Awards have announced their 2012 finalist in all categories.
An interview with screenwriter fred perry regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Nicholas Horwood regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Glenn Forbes regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter David Bertoni regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Larry Postel regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Sean Mick regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Billy Maddox regarding the International Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Colin Preston regarding the International Writing Competition.