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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Contact

8306 Wilshire Blvd. #622
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Web: Click here
Email: info@screencraft.org

Contact: Cameron Cubbison, Mr.

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
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Objective

The ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship has quickly become one of the most important screenwriting talent discovery platforms for the entertainment industry. The chosen recipients will receive ongoing professional support and a special trip to Los Angeles for meetings and introductions to key entertainment executives, producers and representatives. To apply, simply submit your feature film script or original television script, along with an optional cover letter here on this application page.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early Bird November 11, 2017 $49
Regular January 31, 2018 $69 68
Final March 1, 2018 $79 97

Notification: March, 2016

Rules

  • The application fee for each TV or feature film screenplay is $49 until the early deadline on November 11th, and then $69 until regular deadline on January 31st 2018, and then $79 until the final deadline on March 1st, 2018.
  • There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.
  • If you advance to the semi-final round of consideration, you’ll be asked to submit a cover letter in which you can include a bit more information about yourself and your project(s).
  • Quarter-finalists will be announced on or before April 18th, 2018. Semifinalists will be announced on or before May 5th, 2018. Finalists and winners will be announced on or before June 8th, 2018.
  • Entries must be received on or before the deadlines and submission fee payment must be made in full at time of the submission. All entry fees are non-refundable
  • All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).
  • Material must be submitted by the writer. Material written by writing teams must be submitted by one of the writers, with consent of the other(s). All writers must be credited on title page.
  • If a writing team is chosen as a winner, prizes will be given to the person who submits the project. Each team is responsible for dividing or sharing the prize money.
  • Substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entered material are not allowed. Please proofread your script very carefully before submitting.
  • It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition, however we do not require registration.
  • All ownership and rights to the scripts submitted to this contest remains with the original rights holders.
ELIGIBILITY:
  • All writers at least 18 years of age are eligible. However, a writer who has earned more than $50,000 (or equivalent currency) from professional writing services for film or TV in the preceding year is not. (Contest winnings not included.)
  • All persons from anywhere in the world are eligible; however the material submitted must be primarily in English.
  • All material submitted to other competitions or contests are eligible.
  • There are no requirements as to when the material was written.
  • The material submitted must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by, a third party prior to entering the competition.
  • Any submitted work that becomes optioned, published, produced or purchased between the time of submission and the end of the judging period will no longer be eligible.
  • Material should be submitted in standard screenplay format, font, spacing and margin. Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned by the writer or the work is in the public domain.
  • The recommended length for feature film scripts is 100-120 pages. Scripts over 120 pages will be accepted, but there is a small page overage charge to compensate the judges for the extra time invested in reading longer scripts.
  • Feature screenplays must be between 75 and 140 pages.
  • Comedy TV pilot scripts should be between 25 and 40 pages. Drama TV pilot scripts should be between 45 and 65 pages.
  • All material must be submitted electronically as a PDF or it will not be eligible.
  • The judging panel, selected by ScreenCraft or its representatives in its sole discretion, will include one screenplay development professional from each of these studios and production companies listed on this year’s jury, however these studios and companies are in no way official sponsors or endorsers of this contest. The top finalists will be chosen based on the following criteria: (i) originality; (ii) story; (iii) characterization; (iv) visual inventiveness; and (v) overall impression. The top 10 finalists will be notified by email and may be contacted by interested industry representatives, such as managers, agents or producers. Entrants may be required to submit further information to assist in the judges’ verification of eligibility. Any entrant may be deemed ineligible at the sole discretion of ScreenCraft. Quarter-finalist, semifinalist, and winner announcements will begin 8 weeks after the final deadline. Finalists may be required to sign and return within seven (7) business days of receipt a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and a Release and Indemnification and any other documents that ScreenCraft or any other partner may require before receiving prize payment. Failure to respond to the initial notification within ten (10) days or return of notification will result in disqualification. We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time.

Awards

LA Airfare & Lodging

The recipients will each receive an ll-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for industry introductions, meetings and mentorship. Accommodations at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, host to the very first Academy Awards and to Hollywood legends such as Billy Wilder, Shirley Temple, Judy Garland Frank Sinatra!

Hollywood Meetings

Mentor meetings with studio executives from 5 studios: Universal, Fox, Sony, Lionsgate, and Warner Bros. Mentor meetings with literary agents, managers and award-winning screenwriters. Mentorship with film and TV producer, Lawrence Grey.

1-on-1 Consultation

Three months of one-on-one consultation and creative development with the ScreenCraft team and network of entertainment industry mentors.

Complimentary passes to Robert McKee’s legendary STORY seminar in either Los Angeles, New York City or London ($865 value)

Complimentary professional screenwriting software courtesy of WriterDuet Pro ($199 value)

ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Contact

8306 Wilshire Blvd. #622
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Web: Click here
Email: info@screencraft.org

Contact: Cameron Cubbison, Mr.

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Contact

8306 Wilshire Blvd. #622
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Web: Click here
Email: info@screencraft.org

Contact: Cameron Cubbison, Mr.

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

ScreenCraft Names Fellowship Semifinalists

ScreenCraft has announced the semifinalists for this year's ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship, representing approximately the top 10% of more than 2,000 submissions.

FEATURES
A Rose To Georgia by Nadira Pankey
A Woman Dies by Andrea Jaag
Amaranthine by Megan Janet Turner
Arverni by Mitchell Shinderman
Baggage by Ryan Elkins
Beyond The Gap by Zach Waggoner
Beyond The Painted Line by Theresa Tierney and Eileen Tierney
Big Red by Brennig Hayden
Billy & Ray by Mike Bencivenga
Bird Of Prey by Thivanka R. Perera
Black Ice Below by Peter Fraser
Black Star by Eric Anthony Glover
Blackland Salvage by Cullen Metcalf-Kelly
Blind Dog Travels by Katherine J. Yee
Bloody Williamson by Sara Caldwell and James Ballowe
Chocolate Potato by Neil O’Neil
Cole & Mika by Young-Sun Kim
Comic Book Kings by Amanda Keener
D(a)emons by Denise M. Kulawik
Darlings by Aaron Yeung
Dean The Drummer by Tannaz Hazemi
Decimator by Steven Snell
Defiance, Ohio by Sarah Stunt
Dirty Back Road by Matt Clemons
Divine Providence by Ann Tomoko Rosen
Don’t Throw Stones by Allison Buckmelter & Nicolas Buckmelter
Drawing Dead by Sydney Haven
Driving Her by Dawn Burgess
Dru Hill Rising by Mark Landry (story by Emile Hirsch & Ace Norton and Mark Landry)
Eastern Son by Y.S. Kim
Enemyway by P.K. Meyer
Forever And Never by Danté Orange
Fortunate Son by Lucas Sachs
Gingerbread by Grant Laine
Giving Up The Ghost by Jessica DiGiacinto
Glitches by Kelly Beck Byrnes
Guerrilla by Jake Sheets
Guns And Grace by Odin Ozdil
Half Angels by Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt
Horses On Mars by Eric Law Anderson
In The Shade by Ian Masters
Jacaranda by Ryan W. Smith
Jade by Micah Light
Klifford by Khaled Ridgeway and Dan Ochwat
Kukhuree by Rodney Wilson
Lines Unseen by Kevin Foong
Mark Of Cain by Jamie Bircoll
Martyr by Scott Pittock
Melting Pot by Mark Finguerra
Mine by Scott Parisien
Mister 314 by Robin Jensen
Mister Wolf by Robert Porter
Model American by Nathan Adolfson
Moonstone Shadow Wolf by Ryan Dellaquila
Mr. Moon by Mike Langer
Muddy Water by Jess Neuhauser
Nixie by Dexter Goad & Jim McQuaid
Office Pool by Eric Monsky
One World by Bradley Stryker
Orphans by Robert Porter
Oval by Giacomo Cimini
P.O. Box 1142 by Lillian Wang
Patchwork by Amanda Keener
Pentagram by Tom Omokaro
Perdido by Eduardo Maytorena III
Plausible by Shelli Wright
Quinn The Eskimo by Susan Brunig
Represent! by Todd Serlin
Residual by The Brothers Lynch
Ripple by Heather Faris
Saving Lexie Lee Kennedy by Michael D. Morra
Sedger Mor by Catherine Wright
Séverin by Maggy Torres-Rodriguez
Skies Of Fire by Wys Duncan
Snow by Dagmar Blommaert
Syvertsen’s Complex by Marni Sullivan
Taking The King by Nelson Adrian Blish
Taminex by Anya Meksin and William Gerrard
Teacher by Adam Dick
The ‘Terp by Tom Austin
The 49th Day by Craig Peters
The Appeal by Yoav Potash
The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff by Nancy Bartley
The Bushwacker by Lauri Donahue
The Countdown by Daniel Weingart
The Coyote King by Nicholas Jacobson-Larson & Dalton Leeb
The Dealy Yo by Alain Alfaro
The Essential Rhett & Luther by Desirée Proctor & Erica Harrell
The Fairy King by Steven Snell
The German Quote by Ari Dassa
The Ghost Soldier by Ben Sztajnkrycer
The Iron Horse Of Lucy Steele by Paul E. Zeidman
The Linen Bands by Jeffrey van Davis
Thembi by Tom Glasson
The Mobile by Patrick Lewis
The Narrow Path To Heaven by Amy Monaghan
The Timbermen by Colin Dalvit & Andrew Lahmann (story by Andrew Lahmann & Colin Dalvit & Ben Eisner)
The Whipping Father by Andrew Mescher
The White House by Mike Stern
Until The Candle Burns Out by Rich Van Tine
Vilna by Matt Huston
Virgin Killers by Tannaz Hazemi
Walking Point by Diann Beck
War-Torn by Michael J. Daniels
When I Grow Up by Elizabeth R. Rossi
When Pigs Fly by Andrew Wood
You Really Got A Hold On Me by M.R. Campbell
Zebra Victor One by Adam Bradley

TELEVISION
116 Elm by Steven Arciniega
14 Words by Anna Klassen
Aeternum by Heidi Nyburg
America Rise, America Fall by Giovanni Taveras
Anarchy by Zach Stratton
Annabelle Moore by Damion L. Smith
Arranged by Zubaira Ahmed
Atlanta 9-1-1 by B. R. Stanley
Beacons of Hope by Eudie Pak
Below The Fold by Eudie Pak
Buscón by Jeffrey S. Storms
Chaplin: A Comedian Sees the World by Ian Masters
Chase by Adam Hussein
End of Days by Sonja Verpoort
Fade by Alexis Siegel
Fake Rehab by Daniel Wiengart
Feral by Bryan Kett
First Family by Cameron A. Mitchell
Focus by Heidi Nyburg
Game Life by Odin Ozdil
God, Complex by Sam Alford & Ben Cody
Growing Up Gangster by Kay Landon (based on the book by Gregory Marshall)
Highgate by J. Elizabeth Martin
Landers End by Jeremy D. Christensen
Levee by Jeffrey S. Storms
Missing Pieces by Julia Skikavich
Monsters 101 by Brian and Dusty Rhoads
N.T.S.B. Last Flight by Richard Roth
Neiman/Virgil by Raymond Santos
New Orlean by H.M. Shepherd
Oceanside by Tate Hanyok
Open Sexuality by Brandon Bentley
Otranto by Jon Smith & Ian Masters
Outreach by Tom Sykes
Overpowered by Wendy Pierce
Peer Leadership by Marc Cruz
Pharmland by Jon Davis
Plight by Michael Barlow
Predator by Marisa Hardwicke
Primary Language by Yvonne Hana Yi
Punchbags by Steven Snell
Quarry by Ash Corristine
Racket by Adam Sleper
Scabs by Paul Moncrieffe & Shane Mahoney
Secret and Confidential by Ben Maraniss
Set Them Free by Mathew Duriez
Smut by Becky Bradshaw
St. Claire by Jessica A. Sieff
Taffy by Hank Isaac
The Ax Man by Ryan Little
The Bard in Time by Christopher Lastrapes
The Bible Belt by Steven Pipps
The Cabal by Frank Perrotto
The Community by Steve Coats-Dennis
The Defenders by Antoine Tardif
The Devil in Evelyn by Tyler Soper & Ben Soper
The Divinity Cycle by Nelson Downend
Thee Bronx by Megan Patricia Doyle
The Eleventh Hour by Rebecca Stahl
The Exchange by Juliette Garrigues
The Factory by Jon Davis
The Land by Steve Coulter
The Marionette Unit by Azhur Saleem
The Radicals by Nate Gualtieri
The Recovery by Angela Berliner
The Ryman by Hugh Moffatt
The Scoundrels Club by Jeff York
The Sensualist by Suzanne Griffin
The Slope by Eudie Pak
The Young Executioners by Tom Sykes
Thoroughly Mormon Millie by Paul Ditty
Transatlantic by Ella Eklund & Marlowe Fawcett
Un/Attached by Adi Blotman
Undocumented by Melissa White
Unleashed by Robert Axelrod
Verge by Bryce McLellan
Vicarious by Jason Kubik
War Shadows by Dragos Berghia
Whereabouts Unknown by Allen Glover

Updated: 04/19/2017
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ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Contact

8306 Wilshire Blvd. #622
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Web: Click here
Email: info@screencraft.org

Contact: Cameron Cubbison, Mr.

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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