Name of Contest:
ACCLAIM TV SCRIPTWRITING CONTEST
300 Central Ave, Suite 501
Purpose of Contest:
To introduce writers to the decision makers of traditional broadcast television, the cable market, and multi-media outlets.
Number of years this contest has been running:
We hold two contests a year, ongoing throughout the year.
Kinds of scripts accepted (i.e. Teleplays, features, MOWs):
Pilots, MOWs and tv spec scripts
Open to all writers 18 and over.
Work must be original material of the author(s).
Must not be sold or optioned at time of submission.
Multiple entries may be submitted by author(s).
Include separate form for each entry.
Author(s) must sign entry form for eligibility.
Format and bind your script according to industry standards.
WGA registration is recommended but not required.
Scripts will not be returned. Do not send originals.
There are two categories (w/ two separate prizes). Please clearly mark on entry form which category you are applying for.
Spec scripts (for a show already in existence) of half-hour or one hour length, comedies or dramas (The Office, CSI, etc.) Pilots and MOW (Movie Of The Week). Pilots for comedies or dramas may be up to one hour in length.
Description of Prizes:
Winner of each category receives $500
All winners and finalists may receive consideration by established production companies and agencies.