screenwriting contest

Welcome to Chicago Screenplay Awards Screenwriting Contest

Our roster of jurists are working producers, directors, and industry professionals with a penchant for quality screenwriting. Every season we bridge the gap between our emerging screenwriters and industry professionals with the goal of expanding our network and producing content for the now. If you have the material and the drive, send us your screenplay and let’s connect!

Screenplay Submission

screenplay submissions wanted 2020

Feature Screenplay Contest

  • $1,000 Cash Prize
  • Maximum Page Count is 135
  • All genres welcome
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English
  • Adaptations accepted
  • All entries receive written feedback as part of the entry fee
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TV Pilot Contest

  • $750 Cash Prize
  • Maximum Page Count 75
  • Drama, Comedy, and Experimental Genres welcomes
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English
  • Adaptations accepted
  • All entries receive written feedback as part of the entry fee
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Short Script Contest

  • $500 Cash Prize
  • Maximum Page Count 30
  • All genres welcome
  • Material must be submitted via PDF
  • Material must be in English
  • Adaptations accepted
  • All entries receive written feedback as part of the entry fee

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