Can you turn a provided logline into a killer spec script? The ability to create a screenplay based on a given idea is a top way to break into the Industry. That’s why the majority of our past finalists gained representation and met with top production companies, with one lucky winner selling his script to Universal. Now, it’s your turn to show Hollywood what you can do.
|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Early||August 23, 2014||$40|
|Standard||September 20, 2014||$50||18|
|Extended||October 18, 2014||$75||46|
Finalists Announced: October 2014
Mentor Program Begins: October 2014
Mentor Program Completes: January 2015
Winner Announced: February 2015
Meetings: March 2015
Notification: Please see website.
3-Day Stay in Los Angeles
Pack up your bags and fly out to Los Angeles for a three-day meeting bender!
Lush Accommodations at a swanky Hollywood Hotel
Hollywood will serve as the home base for the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest winner. Thinking of the many opportunities to network and hobnob with the Hollywood elite that frequents this hotspot is mind-boggling!
One-on-one Meetings with these Top Companies
The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest can give you the tools and the resources you need to complete a saleable screenplay. But besides the experience and the mentoring you could receive, placing in this competition shows that you can take another’s idea and turn it into a winning script— a trait that’s truly valued in Hollywood, and serves as a priceless addition to your screenwriting resume.
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The Writers Store has named Patrick Rockwell's The Recruitment as the winner of the latest Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest, featuring Academy-award winning screenwriter Roger Avary.
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Dana Hahn has been helping writers find their voice for over ten years, first as a Literary Agent Associate, and most recently as the Contest Coordinator for the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest. In addition to the contest, Dana is the Sales & Marketing Coordinator for the Writers Store, and manages the Development Notes & Story Specialist programs.
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