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Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 32    
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Objective

Emerging Screenwriter Award Winner
(Selected from 7 Genre Award Winners)
ISA Development Slate Invitation
1 Year ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros

Accepted Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Historical/Bio, Horror/Thriller, Mystery/Crime, Sci Fi/Fantasy

Our goal is to help you, the emerging screenwriter develop as a storyteller, show off your talents to the industry, and provide you with a cash prize to propel you along in your screenwriting career. We’re searching for exceptional feature/pilot screenplays in seven genre categories. The winner of each genre category will receive $2500 cash. Of the seven scripts selected, one of you will go on to win the Emerging Screenwriter Award and receive an additional $7500 and be accepted onto the ISA Development Slate, where the Career Development team will work with you for a minimum of one year to get you and your script in front of top producers, literary reps and other industry executives from companies like Lakeshore Entertainment, Gidden Media, ICM, and others. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early April 18, 2019 $39 27
Regular May 23, 2019 $49 62
Final June 27, 2019 $65 97

Notification: Top 100 - November 2; Top 6 and Grand Prize – December 7

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

Emerging Screenwriter Award Winner
  • $7500 Cash
  • 1 Year ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • ISA Development Slate Invitation
  • All Additional Category Prizes
Genre Award Winners
  • $2500 Cash Each
  • ISA Development Slate Consideration
  • ISA Development Slate Evaluation (for a New Script)
  • 12 Months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • All Prizes from Finalists
Finalists (Top 10 of Each Genre)
  • Live Online Class with Max Timm "The Craft: From Concept to Character"
  • 6 months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • ISA Logline Review
Semi-Finalists
  • 3 months ISAConnect with access to Writing Gigs and Industry Pros
  • Digital Copy of "(Not Just) Another Book on the Craft of Screenwriting"

Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 32    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 32    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Emerging Screenwriters Names Top 100

Emerging Screenwriters has named their top 100 finalists, sorted alphabetically:

3D at the Palace by Kent Wilson
65 South by Lonas Taylor
9th Circle by Alex Brodsky
A Land Apart by Sean Simmons
A Raven by Stephen M. Hunt
A Tasty Little Scandal by Laurie Turner
After the Merge by Derek Asaff
All of Her Life by Jeff Shevlowitz
An Appropriate Degree of Vehemence by Krystyna Aoboda
Animal Heist by Sev Ohanian
Arktos by Eric Day
Ballerina Girl by Evan Cooper
Bend Of The River by Kirby Timmons
Black Hole Mojo by Chris Calzia
Blank Youth by Alex Harris
Blood Law by Steve Mondelli
Blood Runs Red by Jim Gilbertsen
Bounties by Gary Sherwood
Buffalo Bill in London by Michael Stark
Burrowed by Lonnie Nadler
Butterfly Children by Melanie Schiele
Camp Cold War by Derek Asaff
City of Roses by Steve Walter
Courtin' Annie by Billie Harris
Cray's Creek by Lori Crawford
D. T. by Ken Comer
Dark Garden by Carson Becker
Deadline by Kevin Rexroat
Dispossessed by George Billard
Early Plus Infinity by Clark Carroll
Edwin Booth by Nick Roberts
Erdin by Samuel McClure
Evolved by Raed Assar
Expiration Date by Wes Meilandt
Fly, Birdie, Fly!! by Charlie "Charlita" Gaston
Full-Time Dad by Scott Reynolds
Grow(n) Up by Briana Pozner and Chelsey Duckworth
Harboring by Russell Nichols
Hell On Earth by Ramon Zapata
Hogjackers by Marcus Herzberg
How-To Kung Fu by Drew Toop
In Jeopardy by Scott Burton
Jackie Fox by Keith Davidson
Jackson Crowder by John Otteni
Killing Time by Doug Williams
King of Moab by Jeffrey Gold
Likes & Follows by Jason Kessler
Live, From The Milky Way by Joe Borriello
Magellan Green by Jeffrey Hirschfield
Miss Hollywood by John Kestner
Myrna and the Wave by Linda Rumney
Nate of America by Robert Wooldridge
One Bad Astronaut by Leslie Longworth
One White Crow by Pippa Hinchley
Play Dirty by Jeff York
Private Air by Billie Bates
Red Boat by Jonathan Ross
Red Monk by Arpan Chakravarti
Reserve by Michael Ivey
Riches in Rags II by Darla Lynn Hoggard
Say What by Jay Cipriani
Shadows by Ron Peer
Shining City by Douglas Stark
SIG by John Geraci
Smart Asses by Rati Gupta
Spare Room by Laura Heine
Stiff by Sean Simmons
Stimulant by Lance Wayne
Subject 14 by Seth Larney
The Bollaro Clique by Mark Osburn
The Buzz by Karl Richter
The Cowboy King of Texas by Kyle Sullivan
The Definition of Man by Robert Bridge
The Devil's Playground by Laura Saitta
The Last Devil by Chip Clark
The Last Thing They Do by Jim Starr
The Lost Coast by Wes Meilandt
The Murder of Elizabeth Straus by Max Strebel
The Princess Rebellion by Elizabeth Morton
The Redemption of John Parker by John Connell
The Reservoir by Eddy Vallante
The Revolt of the Whales by Michael Rhodes
The Scoundrels Club by Jeff York
The Show by Bill Hicks
The Tank by Rebecca Felland-Syring
The Third Bomb by Phillip Parker
The Vicar by Laura Saitta
The Want Ads by Michael Rhodes
The Wheelman by Derek Asaff
Thicker Than Blood by Phillip Rogers
Thieves, Love & Good Deli by Deborah Serra
This Old Man by Nicholas Oktaras
Three Months by Jared Frieder
Twains, Trains and Riverboats by Kevin Cleary
Up Yours, Bridget Jones by Pippa Hinchley
Veil of Deceit by Rich Figel
Vengeance by Taylor Albertson
Water Witch by Keith Phillips
Weekenders by J.C. Collier
Welcome to the Hotel Chateau Cheveux by Michael Snow

Updated: 02/02/2015
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Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA 90069

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Danielle Green, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 32    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

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