Competition FAQs

How long should my script be?
Feature screenplays must be a minimum of 75 pages and a maximum of 150 pages. TV pilots must be between 25 and 75 pages.
Fri, May 15, 2020 at 3:05 PM
Does my script need to be finished before I enter the competition?
The competitions are designed for completed screenplays. Some competitions allow you to update the submission even after submitting, but we advise you to su...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:05 PM
What is the difference between your deadlines?
The only difference between the deadlines is the price. This allows writers with completed scripts to take advantage of a lower entry fee while still provid...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:40 PM
Can I submit a pitch deck/bible/look book, etc.?
Unless requested in the rules, we only accept and consider series bibles at the finalist round.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:41 PM
I already received the feedback I ordered. Does that mean I’m advancing/not advancing?
We return feedback to writers as soon as the feedback is completed. Since we advance the top scores to the next round, we are unable to determine whether or...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:47 PM
Can I submit if I am under 18?
Unless specified in the rules, all of our competitions are currently limited to writers 18+.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:47 PM
I work in the film industry and have received more than $50,000 but not as a writer. Am I still eligible?
Our eligibility requirements are for anyone who has received $50,000 for professional writing services. If you work in the industry but don't have paid...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:44 PM
Can I submit an adaptation?
We are able to accept adaptations as long as you have all the adaptation rights to the material, or permission from the original writer to use it.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:48 PM
Can I submit a project that’s about a public figure? May I use quotes from a public figure in my script?
Your project would still be eligible as long as you feel the use of the figure’s life story and quotes fall under Fair Use.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:48 PM
Can I submit a project based on existing movies or characters?
Derivative work and adaptations are not allowed unless you own the rights to the original material.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:46 PM