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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Objective

Our intention is to help open doors for the aspiring television writer. There are four categories you can submit to, which include 1 hour existing spec scripts, 1/2 hour existing sitcom spec scripts, original pilots, and reality programs. This competition is designed with the TV writer and crossover screenwriter in mind.

The participants we have chosen to read the winning scripts are individuals from established production companies. Whether you are already an aspiring television writer or a writer interested in exploring other avenues, Scriptapalooza TV is here to promote careers in television and provide exposure for the undiscovered writer.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 10/15/2019

Rules

  1. Any spec script from any existing television show, or any original television pilot will be considered. Reality shows are accepted also.
  2. Entered scripts may not have been previously sold.
  3. Multiple entries are accepted, provided a signed entry form and appropriate entry fee is attached to each submission.
  4. Multiple authorship is acceptable.
  5. Scripts must be the original work of the author(s),18 or older.
  6. Scriptapalooza recommends registering your script with The Library of Congress.
  7. No substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages for script entries will be accepted under any circumstances.
  8. Emailed entry must be accompanied by the following:

    a. Completed official entry form
    b. Entry fee
    c. Completed original script

  9. Submit scripts in English only.
  10. Do not send originals. Scripts will not be returned under any circumstances.
  11. Please submit your entry with all your information on the cover page: The title, author's name, address, phone number and email address.
  12. Body pages must be numbered.
  13. Scripts must be in television standard format.
  14. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

Awards

The television competition is awarding over $3000 in cash prizes.

We are giving awards in the following categories:

  • Pilot Category
  • 1/2 Hour Category
  • 1 Hour Category
  • Reality Shows

    All the winners will be sent to over 50 producers, managers and agents.

    After Scriptapalooza announces the TV winners we do call and promote the 12 winners to all of our contacts. Also we do get calls from interested agents, managers and producers looking to read the top winners. The goal of Scriptapalooza TV is to connect writers with producers, managers and agents...people that can make a difference in a writer’s career.

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Scriptapalooza Announces TV Contest Winners

ScriptaploozaTV has announced their category winners, finalists, semifinalists, and quarterfinalists from among 767 submissions.

Updated: 08/13/2019

Scriptapalooza TV Debuts New Website

Updated: 05/22/2019

Producers Request Scriptapalooza TV Winners

Twelve producers have requested to read Scriptapalooza TV's recently announced contest winners.

Updated: 02/26/2019

Scriptapalooza TV Names Contest Winners

Scriptapalooza TV has announced their latest Pilot, Sitcom, One-Hour Drama and Reality Category winners.

Updated: 02/14/2019

Scriptapalooza TV Producer Requests

Scriptapalooza has released a list of the producers that have requested to read their recent TV contest winners.

Updated: 11/02/2018

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:
Screenwriter Shahrzad Safai

An interview with screenwriter Shahrzad Safai regarding the Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition.

Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?

A: I entered an episode of the HBO series The Mind of the Married Man titled "Man's Best Friend". It was about Micky getting a puppy in order to entice women.

Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?

A: I had entered before but not won and I decided to try again. This is the only contest I entered this script in.

Q: Were you satisfied with the adminstration of the contest? Did they meet their deadlines? Did you receive all the awards that were promised?

A: Yes I was satisfied and I received all of my awards.

Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?

A: No there was no feedback.

Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?

A: No I was not contacted regarding this script.

Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?

A: I graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelors Degree in Screenwriting in 2002. Since then I have written several screenplays and television specs.

Q: Do you live in Los Angeles? If not, do you have any plans to move there?

A: Yes I live in Los Angeles.

Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?

A: I am currently working on new writing projects and looking for an agent.

Posted Thursday, February 5, 2004

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