Option fee* (2-year)
+ Chance to be produced
This contest is free to participate in for active Open Screenplay Members. Contest begins on Dec 1st, 2022 at 12:00 AM (ET) and ends on Jun 30th, 2023 at 11:59 PM (ET). There is a Grand Prize consisting of an Option Agreement with Open Screenplay for a period of 2-years, including an Initial Option Fee of USD $1500. Should the option to produce the series be exercised, the winning writer(s) will receive additional compensation to be negotiated with buyers/producers in accordance with customary industry parameters Contest is open to registered Open Screenplay users, excluding residents of Quebec, Canada, who are 13 years of age or older at the time of entry (parental or guardian consent required if entrant is under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry). Odds of winning depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received before contest closes. Limitations apply. Full rules and entry details available at: Contest Rules & Guidelines
Participating is easy! There are two ways you can contribute:
START a new feature film screenplay: simply sign in to Open Screenplay and click START SCREENPLAY on the main menu. Choose Feature Film Contest II contest to enter your screenplay into the competition. The screenplay must be completed on openscreenplay.com.
FIND a feature film screenplay to contribute to: go to the Find Page and under type, select CONTEST ENTRY. Select any screenplays with Feature Film Contest II label below it. you have to request an invitation to the screenplay.
The screenplay awarded the first prize will be considered for production! The screenplay must be original and must be written on www.openscreenplay.com.
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