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Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 09/30/2012

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Notification: Semi-Finalists Oct 30th, 2012; Finalists Nov. 30th, 2012; Winners Dec. 15th, 2012


  • Open to all writers 18 and over.
  • Limited to first 500 entries
  • Screenplays must not have been previously optioned, produced, or purchased prior to submission.
  • Screenplays must be original work of applicant(s).
  • Winning screenplay submissions written by 2 or more writers require all awards to be divided equally among the writers.
  • Screenplays must be in English.
  • Entrants must submit a completed entry form containing a Synopsis and Logline, screenplay and the appropriate fee according to the posted deadlines.
  • Multiple submissions are accepted but each submission requires a separate entry form and fee.
  • Finalists must then submit the entire screenplay within 7 days of the posted Finals Announcement\Notification.
  • Finalists screenplays must be between 85 - 120 pages and be copywritten or registered with WGA\WGC. - Writer(s) should retain 1 copy of original script.
  • is not responsible for screenplays lost in cyber space, or stolen. (but if you have paid, and your submission is lost we'll work it out if you can provide the payment details.)
  • Judges decisions are final.
  • Electronic submissions only via the online entry form and email.
  • Prizes may not be substituted unless agreed upon by the writer(s) and
  • reserves the right to cancel the contest due to lack of interest. Any fees collected will be refunded promptly to the Writer(s). Notification of contest cancellation will be made on the day following the Final Deadline. (Threshold is 25 entries min.)
  • Submission of entry form and fees implies explicit acceptance and consent to the contest rules as listed above.


1st place
  • $150 Cash Award
  • Prize package
  • Save the Cat!™ Story Structure Software from ($89 value)
  • Standard Coverage package from The Happy Writers ($105 value)
  • Dedicated Promotional Page on
  • Table Read provided by
  • FinalDraft 8 Screenwriting Software
2nd place
  • $100 Cash Award
  • Prize package
  • Dedicated Promotional Page on
  • Notes from the Contest Judges
3rd Place
  • $50 Cash Award
  • Prize package
  • Dedicated Promotional Page on
  • Notes from the Contest Judges
Honourable Mention
  • Prize Package
  • Notes from the Contest Judges
  • Dedicated Promotional Page on

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News: Annual Script Contest Announces Finalists has announced their top 5 finalists:

Nephilim: Awekening - Henry Yarghn
Rematch - Antoine Mizel
Brewin' the Pits - Dana Garrity
Last Twist of the Knife - Sonia Pathak
Louisiana Blood - Mike Donald

Winners will be announced on Dec. 15th 2010

Updated: 11/30/2010
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Interviews: Annual Script Contest

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Teresa Lewis

An interview with screenwriter Teresa Lewis regarding the Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/05/2009
Contest Winner? Let's talk. If you've finished first, second, or third in the Annual Script Contest, MovieBytes would like to interview you.