Filmmakers, Withoutabox
Check out our NEW Add A Project process. You can also upload and view your film in HD! Start Project
  Not logged in
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish
24-May-2015 8:22am PDT  

 

HOLLYWOOD SCREENPLAY CONTEST

5 Annual

Add to Watchlist Qualify this Project
International
Submit Online
217 Palos Verdes Blvd
Suite 118
Redondo Beach CA 90277
USA
info@hollywoodscreenplaycontest.com
http://www.hollywoodscreenplayco...

UNCONFIRMED LISTING • Call for Entries is current, but not yet approved for Online Submission at Withoutabox. You may submit by traditional means, or check back soon in case the status changes.

Action / Adventure
Biographical / Historical
Comedy
Drama
Family
Horror
Sci-Fi
Thriller
Reality TV Concept
Short Screenplay
TV Drama
TV Sitcom
TV Spec Script
Stage Play
Treatment

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
Our aim, quite simply, is to discover and recognize the brightest new talent and original voices in storytelling from around the world. We identify emerging talent and place top new writers firmly on the industry’s radar directly in the heart of the motion picture capital of the world.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Welcome to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest!

Awards & Prizes

Over $46,000 in cash, prizes, and benefits will be awarded to this year’s winning screenwriters and Official Finalists.

Judges will bestow awards in the following tiers for each of the competitive entry categories:

Grand Prize Winner
Gold Winner
Silver Winner
Bronze Winner
12 Official Finalists

In addition, one Grand Jury Prize will be awarded to the overall best screenplay selected from among all competition categories as determined by our Official Jury.

Winners and Official Finalists will also receive prize packages and/or benefits including products and services from our sponsors and partner companies.

Also, and very importantly, in conjunction with our sponsors InkTip, Scriptwriters Network, and Script Pipeline, we will actively publicize and promote your winning script, giving you a shot at breaking into the industry and becoming a working screenwriter.

Prize packages consist of combinations of the following prizes and benefits from our sponsors:

Cash Prizes
Exclusive Advisory Meeting with Hollywood Literary Agency, Summit Talent and Literary Agency
Exclusive Advisory Meeting with Matt Misetich, Director of Development for Script Pipeline.
Exclusive Advisory Meeting with Hollywood Production Company, Unique Features
Exclusive Advisory Meeting with Award-Winning Producer, Peter Katz
Annual Memberships to Script Pipeline's Writers Database
Review from Script Pipeline's Writers Workshop
Phone consultation with Script Pipeline's Director of Development
Prolific Pro Memberships to ReadThrough's Script Performing Website
Annual Memberships to Scriptwriters Network
Software Packages from Sony Creative Software
InkTip Script Listing: A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you.
Free Entry to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest
Script Coverage Package

ORGANIZERS
John Vincent (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES
Contest Rules and Regulations

Please read the following Rules and Regulations carefully.

1) All scripts must be submitted in English. Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

2) Judges and employees who work for the Hollywood Screenplay Contest are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members.

3) Screenplays written by up to four people may be entered in the contest. Only one entry fee is required for such entries. All writers' names should be listed on the online entry. All writers must authorize submission of the entry. By submitting online to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, all writers authorize the submission. If a screenplay is written by multiple authors, all cash awards will be split equally between the writers. If a screenplay is written by multiple writers, prizes will be divided at the writers' discretion.

4) To enter your script electronically, you must submit in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Text.

5) Entrants to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest retain all rights to their screenplays.

6) Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted.

7) You may submit your entry and payment either online or by mail. No preference will be given to either method of submission.

8) Entries must be mailed and postmarked by the applicable Entry Deadline.

9) Once a script has been entered into competition, we will not accept substitutions or revised drafts. If you wish to submit a revised draft of your script, you must enter it as a new submission.

10) The Hollywood Screenplay Contest will not share your screenplay with anyone except the official judges of the competition.

11) By entering the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, you represent that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people.

12) Entry fees are non-refundable.

13) Screenplays submitted by mail should be clearly marked with the Submission Tracking Number.

14) Submissions must be the original work of the applicant. Entries may be adapted from the applicant’s own work.

15) The decisions of the judges are final.

16) By submitting to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, you represent that your entry is your original work, you are authorized to submit to the Contest, and your entry does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By submitting to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, you represent that your entry is your original work, you are authorized to submit to the Contest, you agree to all rules and regulations, and your entry does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people. Contest Rules and Regulations Please read the following Rules and Regulations carefully. 1) All scripts must be submitted in English. Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law. 2) Judges and employees who work for the Hollywood Screenplay Contest are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members. 3) Screenplays written by up to four people may be entered in the contest. Only one entry fee is required for such entries. All writers' names should be listed on the online entry. All writers must authorize submission of the entry. By submitting online to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, all writers authorize the submission. If a screenplay is written by multiple authors, all cash awards will be split equally between the writers. If a screenplay is written by multiple writers, prizes will be divided at the writers' discretion. 4) To enter your script electronically, you must submit in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Text. 5) Entrants to the Hollywood Screenplay Contest retain all rights to their screenplays. 6) Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted. 7) You may submit your entry and payment either online or by mail. No preference will be given to either method of submission. 8) Entries must be mailed and postmarked by the applicable Entry Deadline. 9) Once a script has been entered into competition, we will not accept substitutions or revised drafts. If you wish to submit a revised draft of your script, you must enter it as a new submission. 10) The Hollywood Screenplay Contest will not share your screenplay with anyone except the official judges of the competition. 11) By entering the Hollywood Screenplay Contest, you represent that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people. 12) Entry fees are non-refundable. 13) Screenplays submitted by mail should be clearly marked with the Submission Tracking Number. 14) Submissions must be the original work of the applicant. Entries may be adapted from the applicant’s own work. 15) The decisions of the judges are final.