2020 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards

PAGE International

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

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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: 05/20/2020

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

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

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 (4.6/5.0)
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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 (4.6/5.0)
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

PAGE Award Winner Screening at Cannes

The new short film DOUBLE, by PAGE Award-winning screenwriter Keith Ray Putman, is currently screening in the Short Film Corner at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival. The psychological thriller was written and directed by Putman and stars Avery Clyde ("Dawson's Creek," "N.C.I.S.," "Medium").

Now celebrating its fifth anniversary year, the PAGE International Screenwriting Awards competition has earned a reputation for 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 writers are now building careers in the industry:

  • 24 PAGE Award winners have optioned or sold their winning scripts
  • 12 PAGE Award winners have acquired representation
  • 11 PAGE Award winners have landed screenwriting assignments
  • 10 PAGE Award winners have movies or television shows in production, aired or released


In the latest news...

Legendary producer Fred Roos (THE GODFATHER, APOCALYPSE NOW, LOST IN TRANSLATION) has signed on to produce Dylan Costello's 2005 Bronze Prize-winning drama CORONADO. Anne Goursaud is attached to direct.

The 2007 Gold Prize-winning drama SLUGGER, by Jimmy Miller, has been optioned by Barn Door Pictures. Acclaimed actress/director Mary Stuart Masterson (FRIED GREEN TOMATOES, BENNY & JOON, DIGGING TO CHINA) is attached to direct.

And the 2006 Silver Prize-winning family film I'LL BE YOUR BEST FRIEND, by Jennifer Boch-Wawrzyniak, has been optioned by producer Julie Richardson (COLLATERAL, THE MIDNIGHT MAN) and Imaginarium Entertainment.



Updated: 05/19/2008

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 (4.6/5.0)
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: 121    
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