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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Objective

Our intention is to help open doors for the aspiring television writer. There are four categories you can submit to, which include 1 hour existing spec scripts, 1/2 hour existing sitcom spec scripts, original pilots, and reality programs. This competition is designed with the TV writer and crossover screenwriter in mind.

The participants we have chosen to read the winning scripts are individuals from established production companies. Whether you are already an aspiring television writer or a writer interested in exploring other avenues, Scriptapalooza TV is here to promote careers in television and provide exposure for the undiscovered writer.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early-bird October 8, 2019 $45 52
Final October 15, 2019 $50 59

You can order FEEDBACK with your entry. That costs $110.

Whether you are already an aspiring television writer or a writer interested in exploring other avenues, Scriptapalooza TV is here to promote careers in television and provide exposure for the undiscovered writer.

Scriptapalooza TV Alumni:

     
  • Barbara Schwartz wins Daytime Emmy for Rugrats
  • Andrew Colville wins WGA award, writes for Mad Men
  • Aaron Blitzstein writes for Comedy Central
  • Jason Nieves develops and produces Latino 101
  • Scott Gray writes The Backyardigans
  • numerous writers have gotten agents, managers and meetings

Rules

  1. Any spec script from any existing television show, or any original television pilot will be considered. Reality shows are accepted also.
  2. Entered scripts may not have been previously sold.
  3. Multiple entries are accepted, provided a signed entry form and appropriate entry fee is attached to each submission.
  4. Multiple authorship is acceptable.
  5. Scripts must be the original work of the author(s),18 or older.
  6. Scriptapalooza recommends registering your script with The Library of Congress.
  7. No substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages for script entries will be accepted under any circumstances.
  8. Emailed entry must be accompanied by the following:

    a. Completed official entry form
    b. Entry fee
    c. Completed original script

  9. Submit scripts in English only.
  10. Do not send originals. Scripts will not be returned under any circumstances.
  11. Please submit your entry with all your information on the cover page: The title, author's name, address, phone number and email address.
  12. Body pages must be numbered.
  13. Scripts must be in television standard format.
  14. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

Awards

The television competition is awarding over $3000 in cash prizes.

We are giving awards in the following categories:

  • Pilot Category
  • 1/2 Hour Category
  • 1 Hour Category
  • Reality Shows

    All the winners will be sent to over 50 producers, managers and agents.

    After Scriptapalooza announces the TV winners we do call and promote the 12 winners to all of our contacts. Also we do get calls from interested agents, managers and producers looking to read the top winners. The goal of Scriptapalooza TV is to connect writers with producers, managers and agents...people that can make a difference in a writer’s career.

Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Scriptapalooza Announces TV Contest Winners

ScriptaploozaTV has announced their category winners, finalists, semifinalists, and quarterfinalists from among 767 submissions.

  • 768 scripts entered
  • 212 Sitcoms
  • 23 Reality
  • 199 One-Hour Dramas
  • 334 Pilots
WINNERS

PILOTS
The Healer by Michael Mina
Mixed-Understood by Kaja Martin
Weathering by Matthew Onorato

SITCOMS
Fleabag 'Grosser Than Gross' by Anna Engelson
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Tight-Lip Tony by Kevin John Bos
Superstore College Boy by Miriam Akhavan-Tafti

1 HOUR CATEGORY
Elementary 'The Situation' by Carol Portwood
Doctor Who The Prodigal Doctor by Joseph Tamborello, Jr.
Killing Eve Please Leave a Message by Kaitlyn Uniacke

REALITY
The Details of the Book by Tyler Guthrie
Diet by Howard Lucia
The Sweetest by Virginia Cabello

FINALISTS

PILOTS
Palm Beach Arcade by Michi Broman
Apocalypse: The Flood by Tyler True
90 Kids by Pat Bechtel

SITCOMS
Bob’s Burgers The Truth About Cats & Bob by Elysse Applebaum
Will & Grace The Contest by Liz Amberly
The Good Place by Laura Carione

REALITY
Beneath It All by Miranda Patterson
Years by Jessica Lawson
On The Weekends by Michael Harrison

1 HOUR CATEGORY
Black Mirror Memories by Alex Ovadal
The Twilight Zone Go Home by David Prosser
Orville The Guest by David Ian McKendry

SEMIFINALISTS

PILOTS
Christmastown by Mary Strause
Moonflowers by Mary Albanese
Cradle of the Bayou by Alex Salazar
Infinity Man by Taishon Black
Shooting Cupid by Danielle Hastie

SITCOM
Bob’s Burgers My Condiments to the Chef by Eric Lee Huffman
Brooklyn Nine-Nine The Baron by Matt G. Perry
Rick and Morty The Man Who Would Be Rick by Colin McCall
The Good Place Inception by Jaydn Stepick

REALITY
The Nonprofit by Berneitha McNair
Outrage by Paul Lotter
0% Interest by Hannah Dowler

1 HOUR CATEGORY
Stranger Things The Crooked Man by Joseph Bologna
Cobra Kai Make Good Fight by Daniel Cohen
Stranger Things Head Over Heels by Jeff Pfaller
The Blacklist The Problem by Micheal Elkhart

QUARTERFINALISTS

PILOTS
Saving Face by Madeline Dimayuga
ISOKON by Kevin Karp
Snappy by David Liberman
Goodfella Pizza by Drew Henriksen
Rites of Summer by Alex Kornhauser
I Was Never Born by Philip Basin
Welcome to Levittown by Frank Vespe
Controlled Recklessness by Katie Benvenuto
To The End by Chris Hicks
Happyland by Alexandra Fernandez



SITCOMS
Please Pull Up by andrew Frodahl
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Parenting Day by Miz Hashimoto
Bob’s Burgers Dapper Dudes by KC Scannell
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia The Gang Role Plays by Tim Miller
Family Guy A Deaf Place by Martin Thuernau

1 HOUR CATEGORY
iZombie Power Nap by Kemmer Cope
Altered Carbon Justice Delayed is Justice Denied by Carlo R. Nicdao
The Orville The Truth About Volume J by Christopher Hibbert
This Is Us First Loves by G. M. Stuart

REALITY
Command The Room by Sally Geyer
Junkyard Bands by Corey Swim & Randy Manning
In the Mix by Slavo Conway

Updated: 08/13/2019
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Scriptapalooza TV Writing Competition

Contact

Hollywood, CA
(310) 594-5384 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: info@scriptapalooza.com

Contact: Mark Andrushko, President and CEO

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 39    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Updated: 05/15/2004

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