14th Annual





Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 26, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00
WAB Summer Discount Deadline
July 5, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 48.00 42.00
Regular Deadline
August 16, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
WAB Fall Discount Deadline
September 7, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 48.00
Late Deadline
October 12, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00
WAB Final Discount Deadline
November 23, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 55.00
WAB Extended Deadline
December 14, 2015
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 100.00 65.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately January 10, 2016

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Cash Award Value: 2,000 U.S. Dollar

2nd Place

3rd Place

Category Rules

For best results submit your script using the WAB online screenplay submission program.

Teleplays, Short Screenplays, Pilots, and Screenplays are all welcome to submit in this category. Fan scripts are also allowed.

Some selected screenplays may be asked if they want a live actors read though at a festival event.

The Best Screenplay first prize has a cash reward, all the additional awards are certificates and laurels of merit.

Must be 18 years of age or older (or have parent / guardian submit on your behalf) to enter this competition. The entered script must not be or previously been sold, or produced and must be original work of the author or authors. Multiple authorship allowed.

No corrected pages or additional pages will be accepted after the screenplay has been entered. PLEASE be sure you double-check your screenplay for errors, blank pages, etc., before submitting.

Failure to comply with the guidelines, rules, regulations, or eligibility may be cause for disqualification. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.