Competition FAQs

I have a co-writer. Can I still submit?
We are happy to accept projects written by more than one writer. You can list your co-writer on the submission form in Coverfly.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:57 PM
Do you offer any financial assistance/discounts?
Unfortunately, we are not offering any discounts or vouchers at this time. However, our partners at Coverfly are offering a fee waiver program. You can find...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:46 PM
Can I submit under a pen name?
Using a pen name is fine. We use Coverfly for all of our submissions. You can submit that name as the writer in Coverfly and keep your given name as the nam...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:48 PM
Is a bible required for finalists? Is it included in the judging process?
Some of our competitions allow writers to submit a bible at the finalist round. This will be listed in the rules for the individual competition. If you adv...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:50 PM
I got the feedback I ordered. Is the reader who provided my notes the same one who is judging me for the competition?
Yes, the reader who provided notes also scored your entry for the competition.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:52 PM
My script has already been read for the competition but I made changes. Can I resubmit?
Once a script has been read for a round, any update will not be re-read. In some instances, we provide two reads in the first round. In those situations, we...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:56 PM
What if my script is not in standard screenplay format?
We do not disqualify scripts that are not in standard screenplay format but it may affect the overall score if the script is difficult to read, and format i...
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:57 PM
Can I submit my script for coverage and still submit to a competition?
You can absolutely submit the same script for coverage and to a contest. There's no conflict on our end!
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:57 PM
Can I still pitch my script while it is in the running for your competition?
You are free to continue pitching your script while the competition is open. You will still be eligible unless your project gets optioned.
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 6:59 PM
I missed the deadline. Can I still submit?
We are unable to accept late submissions, but we hold our competitions at least once a year, so be on the lookout for the next season!
Sun, Mar 28, 2021 at 7:00 PM