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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 (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 33    
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

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early-bird deadline April 2, 2018 $45 129
Final April 16, 2018 $50 143

You can order FEEDBACK with your entry. That costs $110.

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.

Scriptapalooza TV Alumni:

     
  • Barbara Schwartz wins Daytime Emmy for Rugrats
  • Andrew Colville wins WGA award, writes for Mad Men
  • Aaron Blitzstein writes for Comedy Central
  • Jason Nieves develops and produces Latino 101
  • Scott Gray writes The Backyardigans
  • numerous writers have gotten agents, managers and meetings

Notification: February 15, 2018

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 (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 33    
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 (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 33    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

ScriptapaloozaTV Announces Quarterfinalists

310 entries were received.

A total of 104 spec scripts and 28 pilots move up to the next level.

Winners will be announced February 15, 2000.

Spec scripts

Frasier "My Two Dads" by David Greene

NYPD Blue "One more Shot" by Diana Avakian-Stoneson

Sex and the City "Somebody Sensitive" by Sean Corrigan

NYPD Blue "Dead Letter Office" by John Belch

The X Files "Vessel" by Chris Hibbert

The X Files "Manananggal" or "Act of Faith" by Maggie Mooha

The Practice "The Balancing Act" by Nina Covalesky and Jesse Levitt

The Practice "Shock Therapy" by Laurie Bartilson

Friends "The One With Joey's Grandfather" by Katy Mironova

Law and Order "Get the Scoop" by Carrie Hickman

Law and Order "A Strange Case for Rape" by Carrie Hickman

Angel "By Any Other Name" by Christopher J. Valin

Everybody Loves Raymond "Modeled After You" by Scott Saltzburg

Angel "Producer from Hell" by Donna King

Sex and the City "The Enforcer" by Jeffrey Bacon

The Norm Show "Norm and the Tree-Hugging Temptress" by Charles Horn

Ally McBeal "Ghosts" Bryan Oh

Ally McBeal "Fetish, Anyone?" by Kathryn Nawrocki

Everybody Loves Raymond "The Couch" by Laura Stover

The X Files "Animus" by Clare Kubiak

Dawson's Creek "A Dose of Reality" by Sophia Eptamenitis

The Drew Carry Show "It's All Relative" by Carri-an Varga

The Drew Carry Show "Mountain Men" by Randall Rubin

Touched by an Angel "Kerry's Shadow" by Craig Clyde

Friends "The One with the Restaurant" by Robert Schiele

Friends "The One With All the Kids" by Laura Stover

Will and Grace "Three Nuts and a Baby" by Anne McIntyre and Danielle Sando

Buffy, The Vampire Slayer "The Buffy File" by Donna King

Buffy, The Vampire Slayer "Simply Indestructible" by Chris Hibbert

Just Shoot Me "A Dog By Any Other Name" by Jennifer Degtjajrewski

Just Shoot Me "They Grow Up So Fast" by Scott Saltzburg

Stargate: SG-1 "The 47 Diner" by Katherine Hubbell

Friends "Guess What's Coming to Dinner" by Stephen M. Goldstein

Spin City "She's Got the Look" by Martin S. Nugent

The Simpsons "Duff Golden Tickets" by Ryan Colucci

MAD TV Spec Number 2 by Jeremiah Hahn

Touched by an Angel "Hammer and Nails" by Lori Lehman

The Sopranos "Love, Soprano Style" by Douglas Stark

La femme nikita "Buried Soul" by Gina Scott

Dilbert "Project Iceberg" by Eric Heisserer

Seinfeld "The Casino" by Bill Rademackers and Dave Schapiro

Sex in the City "The Talk" by Daniella Sando and Andrea Bailey

Sex in the City "You Know What They Say About" by Dailyn Rodriguez

The Practice "Acorns and Trees" by Joey Levy

ER "A Case of the Blues" Lori Lehman

Tracey Takes On..."Religion" by Eric Poole

Newsradio "The Matthew Show" by Jim howell

Dharma & Greg "Benefit of the Doubtful" by Barbara Schwartz

Cosby "A Man is not a Machine" by Kevin Ormsby

Futurama "Planet of the Amish" David K. Yum and Eric F. Harbert

Everybody Loves Raymond "The Vow" by Dan O'Connell and Jane Byrne

Everybody Loves Raymond "President Debra" by Martin Kivell

Everybody Loves Raymond "Mr.Romantic" by Miyona Graves and Chad Pagni

The Simpsons "A-Maze-ing Homer" by Charles Horn

The Simpsons "Salad Days" by Jeff Wozer and Keith Brachmann

Felicity "The Dance" by Chris Keller

King Of Queens "Fake Rapping to Miami" by Edward Kerian

Buffy The Vampire Slayer "When Daylight Fades" by Michael Ezell

Buffy The Vampire Slayer "Where the Wild Things Are" by Katherine Butler

Buffy The Vampire Slayer "Her Night Off" by Sean Siska

Frasier "Size Matters" by Steve Coppola

Frasier "A Night at the Opera with the Marxist Brothers" by Kristin Levine and Matt McNevin

Frasier "Dionne Warwick, You're My Hero" by Mark Garbett

Frasier "Damn Yankee" by Cora M. Moncrief

The Norm Show " Checkmate" by Mel Basham

Frasier "Shop til You Drop" by Kelly E. O'Bier

Law and Order "Contributory" by Patrice Williams

Arliss "The Test" by Lee Michael Cohn

Ally McBeal "Technical Difficulties" by Joey Levy

King of the Hill "Stand By Your Flan" by Jerome Alton Carney and Danny Ray Casillas

Star Trek "Sonance" by Bruce Golde

Star Trek "Corners of Time" by Bruce Golde

The X Files "Type 52" by Pat Dade

The King of Queens "The Man Eater" by Rosie Taravella

Everybody Loves Raymond "Pee-Wee Basketball Blues" by Robin Knight

King of the Hill "Little Buddha" by Nina De Castro

Everybody Loves Raymond "It's About the Kids" by David Isaac

Friends "The Dating Game" by Jessica Elizabeth McCadden

The Simpsons "There's No Place Like Home" by Randall Rubin

The X Files "Green Shade" by Carla Robinson

The X Files "Northwest Passage" by John Brindle

The X Files "Sisyphus" by Allison Johnson and Clare Kubiak

The X Files "Convenience Stores" by Chris Hibbert

Just Shoot Me "It's Raining Money" by Teri G. Brown

Ally McBeal "High Wired" by Joe Myers

Everybody Loves Raymond "Home Shui Home" by Tom Feramisco and Celia Feramisco

Ally McBeal "Love is a Drug" by Leslie King

The X Files "Smoke and Mirrors" by Kathleen G. Parks

Sex and the City "Hand Me Down Men" by Lee Rose

Everybody Loves Raymond "The Shoe Deduction" by David Boito

Everybody Loves Raymond "The Forgotten Anniversary" by Neil Hurwitz

Just Shoot Me "A Kiss is Just a Kiss?" by Ellen George

Frasier "To Fish or Not To Fish" by Ellen George

Ally McBeal "Young at Heart" by Stephanie Pham-Quang

Buffy The Vampire Slayer "Indian Moon" by Lyle Weldon

King of the Hill "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" by Matthew J. Clark

Seinfeld "Lifting The Sheets" by Edward M. Lane

Buffy The Vampire Slayer "Slayers" by Amanda Beth Segal

Ally McBeal "The List" by by Amanda Beth Segal

Just Shoot Me "Don't Shoot Me" by Peter Gerardo

Frasier "Charity Case" by Peter Gerardo

Friends "The Rich Are Different" by Joan V. Herndon

The X-Files "Crampton" by Thomas Ligotti and Brandon Trenz

South Park "Cap'n Phisty's Big Butt Adventure" by Charles Dalrymple




Pilots

News at 10 by Ismael Mariano

Maximum Risk by Lemar R. Fooks

Out of Order by Marty Scott & Jonanthan Forstadt

Good & Evie by Nancy Sheehan

Bunker Hill by Charles Lee

Channel Third by Jonathon M. Murnane

Bad Cops by Gary L. Miner

Barnacle by Shannon James Story & Corbett Guest

Reclaimed by Michael Ezell

Cafe Earth by R.A. Eschenroeder & Andrew G. Smith

Reel Fear by Don E. Snyder

Another Day In Paradise by John "UKE" Kowaluk

Soup by Kevin Ormsby

U by Jonathan M. Murnane

Slim & the Boys by Frankie Jones

New Hampshire at 6:00 by Jeffrey Bacon

Shaky Ground by John J. McGurk and Jason Iannarino

Special Delivery by Donald E. Lacy, Jr.

The Adventures of Buxton and Foxworth by Martin Stone Hennessee

Esquires by Edgar Cancel

Laszlo by Edward Pannozzo

Space Squad 21 by Robert Mort

Erica's Wonderful World of Science by Erica Hargreave

Return to Paradise by Kathy Loyce

Swamp Gas & Grill by Larry Newman

Second Helping by Michael J. Warner

The Warped Variant by Michael J. Warner

Info by David Hogan

Updated: 02/02/2000
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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 (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 33    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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