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Contest Topic

Climate Change

The world is changing. Global temperatures are rising, and the impact of human activity on the planet is starting to show effects across the globe. If the pace of C02 emissions continues, global temperature will rise to the extent that arctic glaciers will melt and sea levels will rise causing entire coastal cities to disappear.

What is the role of each and every one of us when faced with such a pending crisis?


$2000 USD

License fee cash award
+ Chance to be produced


$500 USD

License fee cash award
+ Chance to be produced


$250 USD

License fee cash award
+ Chance to be produced


Contest Winner Badge

Contribute of any of the winning top three screenplay and receive a “Contest Winner” badge for your profile page.

Contest Finalist Badge

Contribute to the fourth and fifth place screenplays and receive a “Contest Finalist” badge for your profile page.



Enter to Win

Participating is easy! There are two ways you can contribute:

START a new short screenplay: simply sign in to Open Screenplay, click START SCREENPLAY on the main menu, and enter your screenplay into the contest.

FIND a short film screenplay to contribute to: on to the Find Page and under type, select SHORT FILM and COMPETITION ENTRY. Select the short film screenplays that have a ribbon identifying them as competition screenplays.

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Chance to get produced!

The screenplay awarded the first prize will be considered for production! The screenplay must be original and must be written on www.openscreenplay.com.


(Optional) Refer to win!

As part of our contest, we are also offering a very special incentive: refer someone and, if they win, you can earn the same amount of money they earn.

Yes, if you refer someone who participates in the contest and their contribution earns them part of a cash award, you will receive an amount of money equal to what they earn.

For example, if you refer one person who earns $50 – you receive $50. If you refer 15 people who collectively earn $1,250 – you receive $1,250