|Deadline||Date||Entry Fee||Days till Deadline|
|Early||August 23, 2014||$40|
|Regular||September 27, 2014||$45||26|
|Late||October 25, 2014||$50||54|
$25 reading fee for students, any deadline.
Multiple entries may be submitted by author(s).
Author(s) must sign entry form for eligibility.
Format and bind your script according to industry standards.
There are two categories:
Spec scripts (for a show already in existence) of half-hour or one hour length, comedies or dramas (The Office, CSI, etc.)
Pilots and MOW (Movie of the Week). Pilots for comedies or dramas may be up to two hours in length. MOW: please follow standard MOW format. Sorry, we are not accepting mini-series at this time.
Register your script with the WGA or Library of Congress.
Be sure to make a copy of your script before you mail it. Scripts will not be returned.
Electronic submissions accepted.
First Place: $500
The top two winners will also receive an annual subscription to Scripped Pro.
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Contest winners in all categories have been announced for the 2013 Acclaim TV Writing Competition.
Winners and finalists have been announced in all categories for the Acclaim Film and TV Screenwriting Competitions
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Acclaim has announced their Spring/Summer TV Contest Winners in the Pilot/MOW and Spec Categories.
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An interview with screenwriter Adam Balsam regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter J. Elizabeth Martin regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.
An interview with screenwriter Alex Sabeti regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.