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2019 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Contact

7190 W. Sunset Blvd., 610
Hollywood, CA 90046

Web: https://pageawards.com
Email: info@pageawards.com

Contact: Jennifer Berg, Administrative Director; Zoe Simmons, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 112    
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Objective

The PAGE Awards competition was established in the fall of 2003 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 competition has 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, each year the PAGE judges present a total of 31 Awards to new screenwriters in ten different genre categories:

Action/Adventure
Comedy
Drama
Family Film
Historical Film
Science Fiction
Thriller/Horror
Short Film Scripts
TV Drama Pilot
TV Comedy Pilot

This year's winning writers will receive a total of over $50,000 in cash and prizes, plus extensive industry exposure for their winning scripts! 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 scripts into the hands of Hollywood professionals currently in search of new talent. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 05/15/2019

Notification: : Quarter-Finalists announced July 15; Semi-Finalists announced August 15; Finalists announced September 15; Winners announced October 15.

Rules

Please visit www.pageawards.com for a complete list of rules & regulations.

Awards

$25,000 Grand Prize, PLUS Gold, Silver & Bronze prizes in all ten genre categories. Winners receive cash and gift certificates, as well as extensive publicity and industry exposure for their winning scripts. As a result of the PAGE judging process and publicity, dozens of PAGE Award winners have landed screenwriting assignments, secured representation, signed option agreements on their work, and many now have movies and television shows in production, on the air and in theaters.

PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Contact

7190 W. Sunset Blvd., 610
Hollywood, CA 90046

Web: https://pageawards.com
Email: info@pageawards.com

Contact: Jennifer Berg, Administrative Director; Zoe Simmons, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 112    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Contact

7190 W. Sunset Blvd., 610
Hollywood, CA 90046

Web: https://pageawards.com
Email: info@pageawards.com

Contact: Jennifer Berg, Administrative Director; Zoe Simmons, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 112    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

PAGE Awards Track Record of Success

Now in its fourth year, the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition continues its track record of success -- discovering and promoting some of the most talented new screenwriters from across the country and around the world. Since receiving their awards, many of the contest’s winning screenwriters have landed script assignments, secured representation, and signed option agreements on their work, and several PAGE Award winners now have movies in various stages of production and release.

Among the most recent PAGE success stories:

The 2004 Gold Prize-winning short film ABSOLUTE ZERO, by Aussie screenwriter Alan Woodruff, continues making its mark on the international film festival circuit. Thus far, the movie has screened at twenty-five festivals, winning a total of four awards and a director’s citation.

Keith Ray Putman’s 2005 Gold Prize-winning thriller SILO 13 has been optioned by Kerner Productions, an arm of Kerner Optical, LLC. The company plans to shoot the movie as a 3-D feature film.

The 2005 Bronze Prize-winning drama CORONADO, by U.K. scribe Dylan Costello, has been optioned by one of the PAGE Awards judges. The film is now in pre-production, with Anne Goursaud attached to direct.

The new horror flick LEFT IN DARKNESS, by 2005 Bronze Prize winner Philip Daay, aired on the Sci-Fi Channel in November and is now out on DVD. Philip has also sold an option on his latest horror spec to Eduardo Sanchez, Greg Hale and Matt Compton, three of the creators of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT.

Soon after 2006 PAGE Awards were announced, several of the contest’s winning screenwriters were offered representation. Grand Prize winner Scott LaCagnin is now repped by Al Choi at Cavaleri & Associates; Gold Prize winner Tucker Parsons is repped by Ensemble Entertainment; Silver Prize winner Davah Avena was signed by the Kaplan, Stahler, Gumer, Braun Agency; Silver Prize winner Christian Parkes signed with Jeff Belkin of Foremost Films; and Gold Prize winner David Bertoni signed with AEI. David writes:

"Let me be blunt: I've won other contests. PAGE has, by far, generated the most requests for my script. Unbelievably so. Including people who never responded to query letters for the same screenplay. A few weeks after the awards were announced I had several companies who wanted to represent me, which, while an enviable position, presents a set of new questions and concerns that I never believed I'd face. But I'm now happily working with my new managers, Atchity Entertainment International."

This year, the PAGE judges will once again present 28 awards in nine different categories, and the winning writers will once again receive over $25,000 in cash and prizes, along with extensive publicity and industry exposure.

The Final Entry Deadline for the 2007 PAGE Awards competition is Friday, June 15th.

For more information please visit: www.internationalscreenwritingawards.com

Updated: 06/01/2007
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PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

Contact

7190 W. Sunset Blvd., 610
Hollywood, CA 90046

Web: https://pageawards.com
Email: info@pageawards.com

Contact: Jennifer Berg, Administrative Director; Zoe Simmons, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 112    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter fred perry

An interview with screenwriter fred perry regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/25/2012

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Nicholas Horwood

An interview with screenwriter Nicholas Horwood regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 12/28/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Glenn Forbes

An interview with screenwriter Glenn Forbes regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/09/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter David Bertoni

An interview with screenwriter David Bertoni regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/11/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Larry Postel

An interview with screenwriter Larry Postel regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/06/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Sean Mick

An interview with screenwriter Sean Mick regarding the PAGE International Writing Competition.

Updated: 12/29/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Billy Maddox

An interview with screenwriter Billy Maddox regarding the International Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/19/2004

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Colin Preston

An interview with screenwriter Colin Preston regarding the International Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2004
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