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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

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/24/2017

WinningScripts Pro $5 Off Coupon

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.

PILOT/MOW CATEGORY

WINNER
ONCE A KILLER by Virginia Bola (MOW; drama)
After her husband is murdered, execution-style, a widow reluctantly confronts the truth about his mysterious past with the aid of a retiring detective pursuing his last case.

FINALISTS
RED BRUSH Pamela Eberhardt (pilot; drama)
True Story - In 1989 the world's most famous serial killer was executed leaving a wife and a 3 year old daughter who changed their names and disappeared, never to be heard from again. Ths is about what happens when a high school senior finds out that she is the daughter of an executed famous serial killer.

THE SHOW FLOATS by Amy Isherwood (pilot; comedy)
A coming of age tale for a group of cruise ship entertainers who are reluctant to come of age.

MONSTER INVESTIGATIONS by Lance Wayne (pilot; comedic drama/supernatural)
Trying to prove they have what it takes to get their own TV show, a human, ghost, demon and a witch team up to take down a pyromaniac poltergeist and fifteen hungry trolls -- three of them giants.

PERSUASION by Susan Hippen (pilot; drama)
At the end of her rope, an unemployed Buffalo bookkeeper joins a powerful all-female philanthropic network to turn her life around and save her failing family. Instead, she makes a Faustian deal with a corrupt financial web that protects itself at all costs.

FLIP (FUNNY LITTLE ISLAND PEOPLE) by Jerell Rosales (pilot; comedy)
A Filipino immigrant and his new wife move in with his Filipino-American retired U.S. Marine brother and his family in San Antonio. Meanwhile, their elder sister opens up a Filipino/Mexican fusion restaurant.

HONORABLE MENTIONS
EAST LOS by Sam Lichtman (pilot)
CRISES LINE by Robert Bracker (pilot)
ZOMBIE LAWYER, ESQUIRE by Lawrence M. Balgos (pilot)
RECOVERED by Chris Teja (pilot)

SPEC CATEGORY

WINNER
THE GRINDER by Kevin Dembinsky
"When Life Hands You Lemons, Make Legal-aid"

FINALISTS
BLACK-ISH by Barbara Whitney
"Protect and Serve"

MOM by Jerell Rosales
"Jon Hamm's Penis and the Pool Pooper"

THE GOLDBERGS by Kevin Bowden
"Bad Goldberg Rising"

THE MIDDLE by Chantal Maertens
"Seamstress Sue"

RICK AND MORTY by Stephen Flowers
"Groundhog Morty"



Updated: 02/18/2017
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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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