Feature Screenplay

  • Jul 9

Super Early Deadline

  • Jul 30

Early Deadline

  • Aug 20

Regular Deadline

  • Sep 10

Late Deadline

  • Oct 2

Final Deadline

  • Oct 31

Results Announced

The 2020
Summer Feature Contest
is Now OPEN!

Celebrate the new season by entering Hollywood’s premier feature film screenplay competition.

This is where working industry professionals are eager to help you start 2020 with your screenwriting success!

This is the only competition where every page and every word of your script is read, analyzed, and measured against today’s professional screenwriting standards.

Submit your
Feature

  • Your script is logged into our secure database where it remains confidential, protected, and private. It never leaves our fire-walled system.
  • Your script is assigned to a seasoned, genre-specific professional analyst.
  • Your script is read page-by-page. Every scene, every line of dialogue.
  • Your scores are reviewed for accuracy and certified by a member of the Senior Judging Panel.

Submit your Feature
with Pro Analysis

$99

  • Your script is logged into our secure database where it remains confidential, protected, and private. It never leaves our fire-walled system.
  • Your script is assigned to a seasoned, genre-specific professional analyst.
  • Your script is read page-by-page. Every scene, every line of dialogue.
  • Your scores are reviewed for accuracy and certified by a member of the Senior Judging Panel.
  • A Written Analysis (minimum 3 pages; professional production company "coverage") is then composed, addressing ten critical screenwriting elements:
  • Character
  • Conflict
  • Marketability
  • Dialogue
  • Emotional Investment
  • Theme
  • Pacing
  • Structure/Plot
  • Tone
  • Concept

Submit your Feature
with Advanced Analysis

$159

  • Your script is logged into our secure database where it remains confidential, protected, and private. It never leaves our fire-walled system.
  • Your script is assigned to a seasoned, genre-specific professional analyst.
  • Your script is read page-by-page. Every scene, every line of dialogue.
  • Your scores are reviewed for accuracy and certified by a member of the Senior Judging Panel.
  • A Written Advanced Analysis (5-10 pages of Studio Executive Level in-depth analysis) is then composed with rewrite suggestions addressing ten critical screenwriting elements:
  • Character
  • Conflict
  • Marketability
  • Dialogue
  • Emotional Investment
  • Theme
  • Pacing
  • Structure/Plot
  • Tone
  • Concept
  • Your script is then given a detailed appraisal as per the Advanced Analysis and certified by one or more members of the Senior Judging Panel.
  • This is the most highly-regarded and complete analysis available in the film/television industry.

Winner

$1000

  • 1-to-1 personal consultation with one of the Producers on our Judging Panel.
  • Personally-engraved Awards Trophy
  • The LA International Screenplay Awards dedicated Newsletter announcing your winning script is distributed to our network of over 8500 industry professionals.

All FINALISTS

  • Distribution Announcement of Finalists in the LA International Screenplay Awards Newsletter to our network of over 2500 industry professionals

All Semi-finalistS

  • You and your script are named and publicized on the website, announcing your top 10% placement.

All Quarter finalists

  • You and your script are named and publicized on the website, announcing your top 20% placement.

Please Note

  • Material is accepted via electronic submission PDF file only.
  • There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.
  • Submitted scripts must be received by midnight of deadline dates and submission fee payment must accompany your material. All entry fees are non-refundable as scripts are immediately put into analysis.
  • All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).
  • Material must be submitted by the writer. Material written by writing teams must be submitted by one of the writers, with consent of the other(s). All writers must be credited on title page.
  • If a writing team is chosen as a winner, prizes will be given to the writer submitting the project. Each team is responsible for dividing or sharing the prize money, with no direction from L.A. International Screenplay Awards administrators, staff, or judges.
  • Revisions, rewrites, addenda, or substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entered material are accepted within 48 hours of initial submission only.
  • By using our service, you authorize us to use any secure third-party online and cloud-based services and databases for hosting, managing and/or transmitting your submission file(s).
  • All copyright, ownership and derivative rights to the material submitted to L.A. International Screenplay Awards remain with the original rights holders and/or author.