FEATURE SCREENPLAY SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

Whether you have a drama, action, thriller, horror, sci-fi, animation, fantasy, or family blockbuster, we want to read your script. All budget ranges are encouraged. Our jury is looking for well crafted feature film screenplays that scream “this writer has talent!” All entries receive feedback as part of the entry fee. Optional “Deep Dive Analysis” is also available at an extra cost. 

Atlanta International Screenplay Awards

Standard Feature Entry Content

  • Enter the current competition and receives a half-page of feedback. 
  • Feedback is returned within 15 business days.
Submit
Atlanta International Screenplay Awards

Feature Entry + Deep Dive Analysis

  • Enter the current competition
  • Script receives a comprehensive analysis.
  • Screenwriter receives 3 + pages of studio style analysis aka Deep Dive Analysis
  • Analysis is returned within 15 business days.
Submit
Early Deadline Regular Deadline Late Deadline Extended Deadline
May 23 June 13 July 3 July 23
Feature Script $30 $39 $45 $49
TV Pilot $25 $35 $39 $45
Short Script $20 $29 $35 $39

We also receive submissions through our partners at

Best Feature Screenplay Prize

  • $2,000 CASH
  • Introduction to literary Manager

Please Note:

  • Material must be submitted as a PDF file.
  • There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.
  • There is no limit to the number of time you may submit one project. Each draft of the project will stand alone and not replace the previous draft. Only the highest scoring draft will move forward into the elimination rounds of the competition (quarter finals, semi-finals, etc).
  • All entry fees are non-refundable
  • 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).
  • 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 Miami Screenplay Awards administrators, staff, or judges.
  • All copyright, ownership and derivative rights to the material submitted to Miami Screenplay Awards remains with the original rights holders and/or author.

Eligibility:

  • All writers, without regard to age, gender, country of origin, native language, or sexual preference are eligible.
  • The material submitted must be in English.
  • All material submitted to other competitions or contests is eligible.
  • There are no limitations or restrictions as to date of authorship.
  • The material submitted must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by, any third party prior to entering the competition.
  • Material should be submitted in standard screenplay format, font, spacing and margin.
  • Adaptations of source material or other literary work must be properly referenced and credited.
  • Feature scripts that exceed 140 pages may be disqualified.