Screenwriters Contests Scriptapalooza is the perfect screenwriting prize this quarantine
Scriptapalooza is the perfect screenwriting prize this quarantine.This quarantine has been a blessing in disguise for up and coming screenwriters. Now you can’t blame your lack of time on writing. If you’ve been dancing a script idea around in your head, but lacked the time to get the words on paper, it’s time to put pen to paper and get to work.
Of course, you need a platform to share your amazing piece once it’s finished. How about one of the top screenwriting competitions in the market today? Scriptapalooza gets your script in the faces of the right people, while also giving you the tools to improve as a writer.
The international screenwriting competition is still going strong after 20 plus years of competition, and is finishing up its application period for the 2020 competition. There is no time to waste: Scriptapalooza’s deadline is April 13th, so here’s a brief list of why this is the competition for you.
Prizes galore to help you build your screenwriting career
If you make it to be one of the 30 finalists, you’ll get a free copy of the Movie Magic Screenwriter and Dramatica Writer’s Dreamkit from Writer Brothers. In addition, you get a 6 month membership for the International Screenwriters’ Association Connect program.
Of course, if you’re a semifinalist, you’ll also get access to Scriptapalooza’s producer network for a full year. Making it to the finals, you can expect a variety of prizes to show up on your doorstep. On top of all this, first place also gets $10,000.
But even if you don’t make it that far, the winner for each genre (Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Science Fiction, Thriller/Horror, and Historical) also gets $500 on top of any other prizes they win. You got a lot of opportunities to win big.
Short scripts get something good too.Those who prefer the short form style of writing won’t get cut off either. Top three short film writers will receive access to the producer network, top two get registration for intellectual property rights for their work, and first place gets a $2000. Not too shabby for short film writers.
Keep in mind, the top 15 quarter finalists also get recognition and promotion of their work through Scriptapalooza as well. So it doesn’t hurt to try and get yourself some attention, whether you’re writing a full length feature or short film.
Easy to enter If you’re ready to enter the competition that discovered the writers of movies like Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Queen Sized, and Enchanted Christmas, then you have to act quickly. The final deadline for Scriptapalooza is April 13th. Enter online now through Scriptapalooza’s website, so you can score your chance at fame, fortune, and the Hollywood dream.