screenwriting contest

Welcome to Chicago Screenplay Awards Screenwriting Contest

We are a talent incubator, built for the advancement of screenwriters in Chicago and around the world. Our mission is to elevate and enrich the filmmaking culture in Chicago through competition, collaboration, mentorship, and cutting edge technology. Our network provides a clear pathway to production for all screenwriters by engaging in meaningful partnerships with script development firms and film investment institutions. Together we’re eager to serve our base and make Chicago the haven for top-tier content creators!

Screenplay Submission

screenplay submissions wanted 2020

Feature Screenplay Contest

  • Maximum Page Count is 130
  • All genres welcome
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English

All entries receive written analysis as part of the entry fee!

screenplay submissions wanted chicago screenplay awards

TV Pilot Contest

  • Maximum Page Count 75
  • All genres welcome
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English

All entries receive written analysis as part of the entry fee!

screenplay submissions wanted feature film

Short Script Contest

  • Maximum Page Count 30
  • All genres welcome
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English

All entries receive written analysis as part of the entry fee!