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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    
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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

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early February 28, 2017 $40
Regular March 31, 2017 $45
Late April 29, 2017 $50
Extended May 27, 2017 $55
FINAL June 24, 2017 $60 27

$25 reading fee for students, any deadline.

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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 Fall/Winter 2016 Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has named their Fall/Winter 2016 Pilot/MOW and Spec Category Contest Winners.

Updated: 02/18/2017

Acclaim TV Names Pilot and Spec Contest Winners

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

Updated: 08/09/2016

Acclaim Names Fall/Winter TV Winners

Winners for the Acclaim TV Fall/Winter Script Writing Competition have been announced.

Updated: 04/12/2016

Acclaim Names 2015 Spring/Summer Film & TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their Film and TV Contest Winners for Spring/Summer 2015.

Updated: 08/18/2015

Acclaim Names TV Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their latest TV Pilot and TV Spec contest winners.

Updated: 02/20/2015

Acclaim Announces Fall/Winter 2013 TV Contest Winners

Contest winners in all categories have been announced for the 2013 Acclaim TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/02/2014

Acclaim Film & TV Winners Announced

Winners and finalists have been announced in all categories for the Acclaim Film and TV Screenwriting Competitions

Updated: 08/12/2013

Acclaim Announces Fall/Winter 2012 TV Winners

HELLO, BEAUTIFUL, by Nicholas Johnson & Elena Zaretsky, has been named the winner of the Acclaim Fall/Winter 2012 TV Writing Competition, Pilot/MOW Category. Ali Gusberg's 30 ROCK spec "A Hairy Situation" was Spec Category Winner.

Updated: 02/20/2013

Acclaim Announces Spring/Summer TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their Spring/Summer TV Contest Winners in the Pilot/MOW and Spec Categories.

Updated: 09/01/2012

Acclaim TV Announces Fall/Winter 2011 TV Winners

Acclaim TV has announces their Pilot/MOW and TV Spec Category Winners for Fall/Winter 2011.

Updated: 02/18/2012

Acclaim TV Announces Contest Winners

Martin Holloway's The Bright Water Place has been named the Acclaim TV Pilot/MOW Category winner, while Jonathan Schwartz's Modern Family spec Brown Beard has named winner in the spec category.

Updated: 07/25/2011

Acclaim TV Announces Fall/Winter 2009 Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their Fall/Winter 2009 TV Competition winners: "Randall" by Michael Adams won the TV Pilot/MOW category while Chadwick Handley's script for "30 Rock" won the TV Spec category.

Updated: 02/15/2010

Acclaim TV Announces Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their Spring/Summer 2009 contest winners.

Updated: 08/14/2009

Acclaim Announces TV Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their TV Contest winners for Fall/Winter 2008.

Updated: 02/22/2009

Acclaim TV Announces Spring/Summer 2008 Competition Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their Spring/Summer 2008 TV Writing Competition winners.

Updated: 08/18/2008

Acclaim Film & TV Announces Winners

Phil Ferriere's thriller SILENT KILLER took top honors in the Acclaim screenplay competition, while 205 DONOVAN PLACE by V.J. Boyd won the Acclaim TV script contest in the pilot/MOW category. Brett Seamans's "Hello, My Name Is: Crazy," a 30 ROCK spec, won the TV spec script category.

Updated: 02/11/2008

Acclaim TV Announces Spring/Summer TV Writing Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their Spring/Summer 2007 TV Writing Competition Winners.

Updated: 08/29/2007

Acclaim Announces TV Contest Winners

Jordan Hunter's "Deal With It" won the pilot/MOW category and "The Bandana Guy," a CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM script by Matt Moskovciak & Ben Stadler won the TV spec category in the Fall, 2006 Acclaim TV Writing Contest.

Updated: 03/02/2007

Acclaim TV Announces Spring, 2006 Contest Results

Acclaim TV has announced the results of their Spring, 2006 TV writing contest.

Updated: 08/25/2006

Acclaim TV Announces Contest Winners

The winners are in for the 2005 Acclaim TV script contest. Tim Kernc's pilot "Dark Gift" won the pilot/MOW category and "Crush," a Medium spec by Joey Hargrove took first in the spec script cateogory.

Updated: 02/03/2006

Acclaim Film & TV Announces Winners

The winners of our Spring/Summer 2005 screenplay and TV script contests have been announced. Feature scripts included stories about a human storm magnet, the life of Poe and a brilliant but nihilistic child prodigy, to name a few.

Updated: 08/19/2005

Acclaim Film & TV Announces Contest Winners

The winners of Acclaim Film & TV Fall/Winter 2004 contests have been announced, including feature film script, pilot/MOW and spec script categories.

Updated: 03/11/2005

Acclaim Announces Spring 2004 TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their TV contest writing winners in all categories.

Updated: 09/07/2004

Acclaim Announces Fall 2003 TV Script Competition Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their Pilot/MOW, and Spec Script contest winners.

Updated: 02/18/2004

Acclaim Film and TV Announces Spring 2003 Contest Winners

Winning storylines included a woman's attempt to right her disastrous love life by traveling back in time, a modern-day undertaking of the labors of Hercules and the uneasy friendship between a former Negro leaguer and a disgraced white Major leaguer.

Updated: 08/06/2003

Acclaim TV Announces Fall 2002 Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their contest winners and finalists.

Updated: 01/16/2003

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Updated: 12/19/2002

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Updated: 07/02/2002

Call for Entries: Acclaim TV

Updated: 12/10/2001

Acclaim Fall 2001 Television Competition Winners

Acclaim has announced the winners of their Fall, 2001 Television Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/17/2001

Acclaim TV Announces Contest Winners

Acclaim TV has announced their contest winners in both the TV spec and pilot categories.

Updated: 07/10/2001

Acclaim Film and TV Announces TV Contest Winners

Updated: 01/08/2001

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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Interviews

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Updated: 03/04/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Adam Balsam

An interview with screenwriter Adam Balsam regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/27/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter J. Elizabeth Martin

An interview with screenwriter J. Elizabeth Martin regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 05/11/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Alex Sabeti

An interview with screenwriter Alex Sabeti regarding the Acclaim TV Writing Competition.

Updated: 12/23/2003
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