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Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Contact

2355 Westwood Blvd.
#674
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 736-6639 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Stephen Hampton, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Objective

The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is an international screenwriting competition dedicated to discovering and showcasing the work of the world’s best new emerging screenwriters in the city globally recognized as the center of the movie and television industries. We celebrate and share your passion for storytelling by helping to advance the careers of talented screenwriters, connecting our winners with working industry producers, agents, managers, and development executives. This year's contest will also see over $20,000 worth of cash and prizes awards to our winners.

The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is committed to fostering new talent and providing opportunity for screenwriters entering the industry to further develop both their craft as well as their careers. We are able to enhance the prospects of emerging screenwriters by honoring only the very finest in screenwriting achievement and encourage all original, artistic, and independent voices to submit your work to be considered alongside some of the country’s as well as the world's very best new talent in cinematic storytelling.

Deadline/Entry Fees

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Rules

All persons entering the Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest must adhere to the following Competition Rules:

  • All intellectual property rights, ownership, and title to entries submitted remain the property of the entrant. We assume no rights to your work.
  • Entries must be submitted via our online entry form in any of the following formats: .PDF, Final Draft, Movie Magic, Rich Text Format, or Microsoft Word. (You may also choose to submit your script via hardcopy by mail in Step 4 of our online entry form.)
  • Writers who reside in countries other than the United States are welcome to enter the contest.
  • All scripts must be submitted in English.
  • Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars.
  • Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.
  • All online script entries must be under 10MB in file size.
  • Writers of all ages are eligible to enter the competition, provided that entry does not violate any laws in your jurisdiction.
  • Substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages will not be accepted. If you wish to submit a new draft you will need to enter the script again using our online entry form and pay the appropriate fee.
  • Competition judges, readers, employees of The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest, and their immediate friends and families, are not eligible to enter the contest.
  • Screenplays must be the original work of the author, although we do accept adaptations of existing works.
  • Screenplays that have been produced, sold or optioned are still eligible for entry.
  • The decisions of the judges are final.
  • We suggest scripts be written in standard 12-point font.
  • Screenplays will not be returned. Please ensure you keep a copy.
  • When submitting by mail, please print each page on plain white three-hole-punched paper and bind it with two brads.
  • The Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest is not responsible for late or lost submissions.
  • Pages must be numbered, not including the title page.
  • Once an entry payment has been processed we cannot provide a refund.
  • Please include a title page on your entry with the following contact information: title of your script, name of the author(s), telephone number and email address.
  • We notify all winners and official finalists by email at the conclusion of the contest at the address provided by the entrant at the time of entry. It is your responsibility to make sure we have your current contact information.
  • It is the winners' responsibility to redeem corresponding prizes from us or any third party sponsors or partners by responding to our winners notification email in a timley fashion with your current mailing address or any additional requested contact information. Prizes that go unredeemed after 90 days from the conslusion of the contest will not be delivered.
  • By submitting your work to the contest, you agree that you have read and understand all of the contest rules and agree to hold us, our company, our employees, and partners harmless from all claims or liabilities.
  • Scripts should adhere to the following length guidelines:

    Feature Scripts: 70 - 150 pages
    Short Scripts: Under 70 pages
    Television Scripts: 20 - 75 pages
    Stage Plays: 20-120 pages
    Treatments / Concepts: Under 10 pages

Awards

Over 20,000 in Cash and Prizes!

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Contact

2355 Westwood Blvd.
#674
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 736-6639 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Stephen Hampton, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Contact

2355 Westwood Blvd.
#674
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 736-6639 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Stephen Hampton, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest Announces Results

Nattalia Lea's Bitumen Blues has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest.

Grand Prize Winner
Bitumen Blues written by Nattalia Lea

Action/Adventure
Gold Prize Winner - Dimestore Saint written by Nate Lane
Silver Prize Winner - Searching for Asia written by Garey Riester
Bronze Prize Winner - Master Guardian written by Scott Perloff

Comedy
Gold Prize Winner - The Candlestick Maker written by Jeanne Schieffer
Silver Prize Winner - These Kids are Dangerous written by James Sullivan
Bronze Prize Winner - The Secret of Sleep written by Joshua Katz

Drama
Gold Prize Winner - Far From Tooting written by Brad Peppard
Silver Prize Winner - Million Mile Mark written by Rob Artigo
Bronze Prize Winner - Forgive Not Their Trespasses written by John J. Maffucci

Family Film
Gold Prize Winner - Frozen Summer written by Oktay Ege Kozak
Silver Prize Winner - Benjamin the Great written by Scott Ruane
Bronze Prize Winner - Alleluia written by Anne Katherine

Historical / Biographical
Gold Prize Winner - Do Not Go Gentle written by Haris Orkin
Silver Prize Winner - Charleston Harbor written by Scott Sublett
Bronze Prize Winner - Becoming Kenya written by Pam Powell

Science Fiction
Gold Prize Winner - Space Walk written by Doug Mason
Silver Prize Winner - Forged written by Kenlon Clark
Bronze Prize Winner - Seeds written by Guillaume Fradin

Thriller
Gold Prize Winner - Once Upon A Time In LA written by Phillp Hardy
Silver Prize Winner - Grand & Humble written by Brent Hartinger
Bronze Prize Winner - Innuendo written by Saara Lamberg

Horror
Gold Prize Winner - When Babies Cry written by Mary Beth Holland
Silver Prize Winner -The 49th Day written by Craig Peters
Bronze Prize Winner - Anastasia's Pyramid written by Carlos Burgaleta

Concepts / Treatments
Gold Prize Winner - Hooked on Mutts written by Emilie Clark
Silver Prize Winner - Clean-Up Crew written by Likaya Green
Bronze Prize Winner - iGod written by Sundae Jahant-Osborn

Stage Plays
Gold Prize Winner - The Cannibal King written by Melissa Harkness
Silver Prize Winner - The Waldorf Astoria written by Tony Muscio
Bronze Prize Winner - Going Solo written by Robert Gately and Drew Keil

TV - Existing Series
Gold Prize Winner - The Big Bang Theory "The Procrastination Expiration" written by David Minaskanian
Silver Prize Winner - New Girl "Happy Campers" written by Adi Blotman
Bronze Prize Winner - Shades of Grey written by Shila Jones

TV - Original Pilot
Gold Prize Winner - The Blue Circus written by Dennis Foley
Silver Prize Winner - Emancipation written by Richard Redlo
Bronze Prize Winner - Adrenaline written by Ram Getz

Short Script Competition
Gold Prize Winner - Give My Love to Rose written by Michael Sieve
Silver Prize Winner - Pretty Boy written by Cameron Thrower
Bronze Prize Winner - Trunk written by Mario Di Pesa

Updated: 02/07/2014
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Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest

Contact

2355 Westwood Blvd.
#674
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 736-6639 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Stephen Hampton, Festival Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 16    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Phillip Hardy

An interview with screenwriter Phillip Hardy regarding the Beverly Hills Screenplay Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/20/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Michael Sieve

An interview with screenwriter Michael Sieve regarding the Beverly Hills Screenplay Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/12/2014
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