*Last updated September 12, 2019. We cannot update exact entry dates and fees. We’re sticking with broad parameters and a solid list. It’s up to you to double check exact entry dates and current entry fees.
10 OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS SCREENWRITING COMPETITIONS THAT APPEAR TO DO THE MOST FOR A SCREENWRITER’S CAREER ARE:
Type: Feature Film Script
Qualifications: Open to amateurs only: Screenwriters who have not earned more than $25,000 writing fiction for film or television. Entry scripts must be the original work of one writer or of two writers who have collaborated equally, and must be written originally in English. Adaptations and translated scripts are not eligible.
Entry Dates: Between early January and the final cut off date May 1.