2021 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

PAGE International

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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

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early January 15, 2021 $45 51
Regular February 15, 2021 $55 82
Late March 15, 2021 $65 110
Last Minute April 15, 2021 $75 141

Opening for submissions starting December 1, 2020. Discounts for Short Film scripts & multiple submissions. Judge's Feedback also available.

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

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Rules

Open to all writers 18 years of age or older who have not previously earned more than $50,000 as a screenwriter or television writer. 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

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

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Signficance: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (4.9/5.0)
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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 (4.9/5.0)
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Contest News

New TV Sitcom by PAGE Award Winner Now in Production

The new sitcom SPY, created and written by 2008 PAGE Award winner Simeon Goulden, is now filming in the U.K. The series is being produced by Hat Trick Productions and is slated to begin airing on Sky 1 HD this fall.

Sky 1's head of comedy Lucy Lumsden says, "In SPY we have an exciting young cast and a brilliant new writer in Simeon Goulden." Jimmy Mulville, executive producer at Hat Trick Productions adds, "The writing, the characters and the situations in SPY mark it out as one of the funniest and strangest takes on the family comedy. 'Dysfunctional' doesn't begin to do it justice."

Simeon was awarded the 2008 PAGE Gold Prize in the TV Sitcom category for his pilot CONTROL ALT DELETE, which was subsequently optioned by Company Pictures. The U.K.-based writer was then signed by the Curtis Brown Literary Agency in London and has since earned several TV writing assignments.

Regarding his new series, Simeon says, "It has been a great experience seeing my scripts come to life through a fantastic cast and excellent director. I still look back on my PAGE win as a significant moment both for reinforcing that I am a decent writer and also more practically giving my first script the credibility to get optioned, which in turn landed me an agent."

Updated: 05/13/2011

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 (4.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 123    
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