Open Screenplay is proud to provide opportunities for our writers to showcase their talent and hone their skills with exciting contests that get them paid & produced! Below is a list of the contests that have been confirmed so far for the year, but this is by no means a complete list. We are regularly announcing additional contests with even more exciting topics and partnerships. We hope you will share your talent with us!
Our 2nd Feature Film Contest! This is your chance to show your screenwriting chops in the big league format of the feature film. You choose your genre, you choose your topic, but be sure to read and adhere to our guidelines. The winning screenplay will receive an $1,500 option agreement, and a chance to have their film produced!
License fee cash award
+ Chance to be produced!
*Should the film be produced, the winning writer(s) will receive additional compensation to be negotiated with buyers/producers in accordance with customary industry parameters.
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As 2022 comes to a close, we are thrilled to have seen so many excellent submissions from you all in the contests we’ve had so far! Many wonderful screenplays have passed through our hands, and we’re excited to see what you have for us next. New contests are announced each month, so keep checking in for your chance to show off your creativity and get paid and produced. Happy writing!
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