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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Web: http://acclaimscripts.com
Email: info@acclaimscripts.com

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 10    
Have you entered?
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Objective

To introduce writers to the decision makers of traditional broadcast television, the cable market, and multi-media outlets. Competition winners will have their material read by experienced production companies.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/24/2017

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Rules

Work must be original material of the author(s), and must not be sold or optioned at time of submission.

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.

Be sure to make a copy of your script before you mail it. Scripts will not be returned.

Electronic submissions accepted.

Awards

To winners of EACH category:

First Place: $500

Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Web: http://acclaimscripts.com
Email: info@acclaimscripts.com

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 10    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Web: http://acclaimscripts.com
Email: info@acclaimscripts.com

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 10    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Contest News

Acclaim TV Names Pilot and Spec Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has named their Pilot and Spec Contest Winners scripts for Spring/Summer, 2016.

PILOT/MOW CATEGORY

WINNER

EARTH NOW INC. by Wendy Jane Henson (pilot; action/romance) When a broadcast journalist persuades a rogue geologist to join her crusade against an oil company conspiracy, she risks their careers and his life.

FINALISTS

SAFE HAVEN by Sierra Valdez (pilot; drama)
After his sister goes missing, a teen finds unlikely aid from a group of shelter workers who help people when the law can't.

THE WILD PACK by Alex Nelson (pilot; comedy)
A wild dog living in the big city gets thrown in the pound and his efforts to escape leave him with new friends, new enemies and new responsibilities.

SCARS by Lak Rana (pilot; drama)
A disillusioned, desperate surgeon enters the perilous world of black market organ transplants to save his dying wife but finds himself entangled by a profiteering "organ broker" who is ruthlessly determined to expand internationally.

NO GLORY by Miruna Partovi (pilot; drama)
A by-the-book detective shifts gears after being shot, and decides to use her task force to solve the cases that no one wants, that there is no glory in solving, and that have fallen through the cracks. And it's personal.

CROSS-CURRICULUM by Elle Wierbicky (pilot; comedy)
When a high school drama teacher is coerced into becoming the head cross country coach he struggles to fit into his most challenging role yet.

HONORABLE MENTIONS

SAD SACK by Sam Stefanak (pilot)
DEAD HUSBANDS by Sharon L.Turner (pilot)
THE ADVENTURES OF ASH AND OWEN by Arun Narayanan (pilot)
BREAKING by Isabella Boettcher (pilot)
SIX HAVEN by Nathaniel Charles (pilot)
FLUFFY by Sami Sonnesso (pilot)
CANNIBALS ANONYMOUS by Daniella Klayman (pilot)
STRANDED by Bill Zimolka (pilot)
HONEST ABE by Rich Logis (pilot)

SPEC CATEGORY

WINNER

BLACK-ISH by Christopher B. Moore
"Ain't No Half Steppin'"

FINALISTS

COUGAR by Jessica Welsh
"Man Seeking Woman"

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE by Manish Patel
"Classic Connor"

FRESH OFF THE BOAT by Christopher B. Moore
"Pity the Fool"

RAY DONOVAN by Ben Irvin Gross
"Collision Course"

UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT by Brad Beideman
"Kimmy Requests a Friend!"

HONORABLE MENTIONS

RICK AND MORTY, "The Rickety-Wrecked Over" by Matthew Feldman
BROAD CITY, "Career Panel" by Hannah Shepard
THE FOSTERS, "The Motel" by Derek Morris
IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, "The Gang Breaks the Chain" by Jay Adams
iZOMBIE, "28 Days Straighter," by Noah Feinberg
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, "Wag," Rachel Crowe

Updated: 08/09/2016
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Acclaim TV Screenwriting Competition

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Web: http://acclaimscripts.com
Email: info@acclaimscripts.com

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 10    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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