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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 Announces 2014 Contest Winners

Land That We Love, by Julian Renner, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest.

International Screenwriters' Association Grand Prize Winner
Land That We Love written by Julian Renner

Action/Adventure
Gold Prize Winner - Yellow Touch Red written by Lauren Hoekstra
Silver Prize Winner - Uncle Pisau's Arduous Journey written by Charles Erven
Bronze Prize Winner - Reflection written by Per Mühlow and Anders Rasmusson

Comedy
Gold Prize Winner - Smuggling Hendrix written by Marios Piperides
Silver Prize Winner - Book Club written by Scott Phillips
Bronze Prize Winner - Green-Eyed Redneck written by Bob Huffman

Drama
Gold Prize Winner - Didi, Bahini (Big Sister, Little Sister) written by Sandra Hunnicutt
Silver Prize Winner - The House written by Lendita Zeqiraj
Bronze Prize Winner - The Mary Jane Girls written by Heidi Kozak

Family Film
Gold Prize Winner - The Mythfitz written by Nicholas Julius
Silver Prize Winner - Zoe and the Zebra written by Vicki Peterson
Bronze Prize Winner - Valhalla By Morning written by William Payne

Feature Film
Gold Prize Winner - This Old Man written by Nicholas Oktaras
Silver Prize Winner - Back Pages written by Robert Brenner
Bronze Prize Winner - A Loneliness written by Michele Guidi

Historical / Biographical
Gold Prize Winner - Albert written by Chris Tipton
Silver Prize Winner - Dylan written by Melissa Berton
Bronze Prize Winner - The Red written by Noam Friedlander

Science Fiction
Gold Prize Winner - Girl written by Edith Cheng
Silver Prize Winner - Monarch written by Hernando Bansuelo
Bronze Prize Winner - Alien In My Pocket written by Joe Borriello

Thriller
Gold Prize Winner - Brooklyn Treehouse written by Alexandra Edmondson and Alexander Albrecht
Silver Prize Winner - Howler written by Sydney Lloyd Smith
Bronze Prize Winner - Stratagem written by Antaine Furlong & Kieron Holland

Horror
Gold Prize Winner - Candy's First Kiss written by Brett Riley
Silver Prize Winner - The Second Beast written by Deirdre Patterson
Bronze Prize Winner - Aloha written by Tate Nova

Concepts / Treatments
Gold Prize Winner - The Adventures of Columbus Junior in the New New World written by Ishai Ravid
Silver Prize Winner - Help, I'm Socially Awkward! written by Lauren Bronston
Bronze Prize Winner - Dogwood written by Emilie Clark

Stage Plays
Gold Prize Winner - One Time written by Richard Lyons Conlon
Silver Prize Winner - The Faithful and The Departed written by Karen Lukesh
Bronze Prize Winner - Don't Hug Me, We're Married written by Phil Olson and Paul Olson

TV - Existing Series
Gold Prize Winner - The Walking Dead: Devil on My Back written by Tara Pinley
Silver Prize Winner - Broad City: SantaCon written by Jason Marcus
Bronze Prize Winner - Person of Interest: The Man in the Suit written by Christopher Iannacone

TV - Original Pilot
Gold Prize Winner - TrainHoppers written by Mark Schroeder
Silver Prize Winner - Utopia - "Pilot" written by Christopher Iannacone
Bronze Prize Winner - Prep written by Will Lowell

Short Script Competition
Gold Prize Winner - Here Comes Your Woman written by Kevin Croft
Silver Prize Winner - Winnie written by Gwen Goodkin
Bronze Prize Winner - Belly Kisses written by Lisa Gold

Updated: 02/02/2015
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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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