Screenwriting and Movie Screenplay Database: Home Page. Profile of the Top Screenplay and Screenwriting Contests, 9/02. If you’ve written a screenplay and are not sure what the next step is, you might want to consider submitting your latest work to one or more of the many competitions.
Though all of the competitions have some fee for entry (usually about $35), the benefits to an unknown screenwriter can be worth the small cost. Without shmoozing, networking, or encountering some Hollywood figure, the chance of an individual breaking into the film industry is nearly impossible. Writers are often the lowest on the totem pole, but these competitions provide some hope for unrewarded talent. Screenplay Festival. SimplyScripts - Free Movie Scripts and Screenplays. Applause Screenwriting Competition. Screenplay Option. Sample Screenplay Option Contract The following is a contract I used.
This is meant to be used as an example only. Screenwriting.