Screenwriting Contests

Log in above to get submission discounts, take notes, and favorite contests you're interested in.

Register here to post your call for entries.

Writers and producers, register here instead.

Fee Colors:
Feature Fee
Shorts Fee
Teleplay Fee
Screenwriting contest at 8th Firenze FilmCorti Festival
Final Deadline
Sep 1, 2021
$25
$25
$100
Winners Notified:
Oct 30, 2021
Screenplays: it is possible to submit screenplays for both short films or feature films. Original screenplays for short films must be no longer than 30 pages, whereas screenplays for feature films must be longer than 30 pages.
Screenplays must be in English or in Italian.
Awards:
Award for Best Screenplay: € 500 and Ink Tip Package.
2nd place and 3rd place: InkTip Package (it means the screenplay will be sent to the film production companies) and a personalized plate.
Script Competition - New Media Film Festival
early
Sep 3, 2021
$60
$60
$60
pre
Nov 3, 2021
$65
$65
$65
regular
Jan 3, 2022
$70
$70
$70
late
Mar 3, 2022
$5
$75
$75
Final Deadline
Apr 3, 2022
$80
$80
$80
Winners Notified:
Apr 9, 2022
CALL FOR SCRIPTS – www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com
2020 – Best Script – The Real Thing by Matthew Papadopoulos
2019 - Best Script – Poughkeepsie by Joe Kelly
2018 Best Script – Rust by Justin Moran
2017 – Best Script Render by Kirill Kiselev

HBO has requested meetings with writers that have submitted to our festival.

Festival Perks:
• In competition for Grand Prize - $45,000 in Awards
• Also the Top 3 Scripts get $1000.00 in Writing Industry Perks
• Script nominees are listed on screen during programming
• And you are part of the Q & A in that session.
• Walk the Red Carpet for Press Interviews
• Be part of the VIP Soiree, honoring the nominees.
• Highlighted in our monthly newsletter to 80,000.

All Script types and lengths considered in Script Category.
Animation – Book - Children’s – Comedy – Drama – Documentary – Episodic - Long Form - New Media – Novel – Pilot – Play – Screenplay - Scripted Reality – Series – Television – Videogame - Web Series

More About the Festival

The rationale behind the festival is clear. New Media Film Festival® continues to show its lasting power and potential to evolve - there is scope for truly groundbreaking and compelling work in the world of storytelling. The festival is designed to both discover and cultivate highly creative work from emerging and seasoned content creators.

Put your innovative work forward and join the unique community of content creators at New Media Film Festival® - submit today!
www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com

“Worth The Entry Fee”
- Movie Maker Magazine

“Makes The Cutting Edge Accessible”
– Huffington Post

“I thank NewMediaFF for what they’ve done for young filmmakers”
-Roger Corman

”The role of this fest is bringing the Best in New Media to the World”
-Festival World

“Stories that exemplify the power of the cinematic arts to inspire and transform” - Hero Complex

SUBMIT TODAY http://www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com/submit.php
Final Draft Big Break Contest
Regular
Sep 21, 2021
$55
Extended
Oct 19, 2021
$65
Final Deadline
Nov 9, 2021
$75
Winners Notified:
Jan 28, 2022
The Big Break Screenwriting Contest offers film and TV writers in 11 genres the chance to win up to $100,000 in cash and prizes. Grand prize winners also get flown to Los Angeles to meet with managers, producers and executives.

This year we are celebrating 20 years of launching careers. Is this your year?
Titles: 21 - 23 of 23
Per page: 20 | 40