Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition

Fresh Voices Feature

Contact

6857 Franklin Ave.
Hollywood, Ca 90028
(310) 871-2249 (voice)
+13108712249 (fax)

Web:
http://www.fresh-voices.com
Email:
contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

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Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
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Objective

Since 2009, Fresh Voices has been proud to provide a microphone to exciting new voices that deserve to be heard and memorable stories that must be told.

Celebrating our 11th Annual Screenplay Competition in 2020, we are grateful to have had the opportunity to help guide dozens of talented writers to secure literary representation, option agreements and other writing assignments, providing the stepping stones and advancing the careers of many of our winning writers.

Through our generous industry sponsors, Fresh Voices is pleased to offer over $20,000 in cash & prize packages including script development, career consultation, plus memberships and subscriptions to services, all designed to support your career and maximize the exposure of your big win. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early August 13, 2020 $60 features; $60 pilots;$45 shorts; $50 resub. 9
Regular September 24, 2020 $70 features; $70 pilots;$55 shorts; $50 resub. 51
Final November 5, 2020 $80 features; $80 pilots;$65 shorts; $50 resub. 93

Celebrating our 11th Annual Screenplay Competition in 2020!

WinningScripts Pro $5 Off Coupon

Notification: 4/6/2021

Rules

Standard rules and eligibility requirements apply. Check website for details.

Awards

Prizes include:
  • $20,000 Cash & Prizes
  • Screenplay & Career Consultation
  • Consideration from leading Hollywood Production Companies
  • InkTip Prize Package
  • TV Writers Vault Prize Package
  • Moviebytes Subscription
Six genre categories spotlight the most entertaining and commercially viable material.
  • Comedy, Rom-Com
  • Action, Adventure, Comic Book, Graphic Novel
  • Family, Animated, Musical
  • Drama, Historical, Biographical, Period
  • Sci-Fi, Fantasy,
  • Thriller, Psychological Thriller, Horror
PLUS
  • 1 hr TV Pilots
  • ½ hr TV Pilots
  • 1 hr & ½ hr TV Samples
  • Short Scripts
Ten Spotlight Awards reward special achievements in screenwriting.
  • Best Role Written for a Male Lead
  • Best Role Written for a Female Lead
  • Best Dialogue
  • Best Ensemble Cast
  • Best First Ten Pages
  • Best Script Written outside of the US
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Culture & Heritage Award
  • Humanitarian Award
  • Courage & Fortitude Award
*RECEIVE PROFESSIONAL FEEDBACK – Add-on your Judge's Scorecard & Feedback for only $50 w/ entry. You may also choose to receive an extended 5pg Script Analysis with your entry for $149.

Fresh Voices Feature

Contact

6857 Franklin Ave.
Hollywood, Ca 90028
(310) 871-2249 (voice)
+13108712249 (fax)

Web:
http://www.fresh-voices.com
Email:
contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 57    
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Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

6857 Franklin Ave.
Hollywood, Ca 90028
(310) 871-2249 (voice)
+13108712249 (fax)

Web:
http://www.fresh-voices.com
Email:
contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 57    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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Contest News

HollywoodIQ:
Interview with 2020 Fresh Voices Horror Division Winner Harry Aspinwall

Harry AspinwallHarry Aspinwall is a writer and actor who grew up in Scotland, but has been living the U.S. - currently Brooklyn - since he was 16. His historical horror script Henrietta was the First Place Winner of the Horror Division of the 2020 Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition.

[Updated: 06/15/2020]

Fresh Voices Names Contest Winners

Priscilla Davies’ Romantic-Comedy THE POWER OF THREE has taken top honors at the Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition, scooping up the 1st place Award in the Comedy/ Romantic-Comedy Genre and the Grand Prize Award. A graduate of the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts acting program, Priscilla toiled as an elementary school teacher in New Jersey before chasing her dreams as an actress and moving to Los Angeles nearly ten years ago. [Updated: 04/10/2020]

Fresh Voices Names Quarterfinalists

Quarterfinalists of the 10th Annual Fresh Voices Screenwriting Competition have been announced, representing the top 353 scripts from 1,400 total submissions. Quarterfinalists can resubmit a revised draft of their script by February 6th, and semifinalists will be announced by March 5, 2020. [Updated: 01/29/2020]

Skye Emerson's Challenger Wins Fresh Voices Grand Prize Award

Women reigned victorious at the 2018-19 Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition this week with an all-star group of talented female writers dominating both the Drama and Family Film Categories. Leading them all, it was Skye Emerson's historical drama, CHALLENGER, that wowed the jury and took home the Grand Prize Award. [Updated: 04/12/2019]

Fresh Voices Announces Finalists and Spotlight Award Nominees

Fresh Voices Screenplay Competition has named their 2018-19 Contest Finalists and Spotlight Award Nominees. [Updated: 04/01/2019]

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Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Stephen M. Hunt

An interview with screenwriter Stephen M. Hunt regarding the Fresh Voices Feature Writing Competition. [Updated: 03/14/2013]

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Jim Schweitzer

An interview with screenwriter Jim Schweitzer regarding the Fresh Voices Feature Writing Competition. [Updated: 04/13/2012]

Fresh Voices Original Screenplay Competition

Contact

6857 Franklin Ave.
Hollywood, Ca 90028
(310) 871-2249 (voice)
+13108712249 (fax)

Web:
http://www.fresh-voices.com
Email:
contact@fresh-voices.com

Contact: Seth Reynolds, Contest Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 57    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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