Screencraft Drama Screenplay Competition

Final Deadline: July 31st!
Welcoming TV pilot, feature film and short screenplay submissions

Read: 6 Essential Traits of a Great Drama Screenplay


  The 2020 ScreenCraft Drama Jury Includes:

🎭 Zara Randera is a Drama Coordinator for NBC Universal Television, the iconic network behind such historical hits as The West Wing, Friends, and Seinfeld, and such current hit shows as Blindspot, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Chicago Med, The Blacklist, The Good Place, and This is Us.

🎭 Richard Ruiz is a Creative Executive at Searchlight Pictures, the production company synonymous with prestige dramas including Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, The Wrestler, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Best Picture winners Birdman, 12 Years a Slave, Slumdog Millionaire and The Shape of Water.

🎭 David Rabinowitz is the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Blackkklansman directed by Spike Lee.

🎭 Jonathan Wu is a Creative Executive at Hello Sunshine, the production company of Academy Award-winning actress, Reese Witherspoon, behind such series as Big Little Lies and The Morning Show.

🎭 Natalie Sellers is a Creative Executive at Annapurna Pictures, the production company behind award-winning features such as Zero Dark Thirty, Foxcatcher, Her, Hustlers, Vice, and The Master.

The chosen winners will receive $1,000 in cash, introductions to literary managers, one-on-one career development consulting with the ScreenCraft team and circulation of your screenplay to our industry judges, mentors and partners. 

Past ScreenCraft winners have been hired by producers, optioned their projects to studios,  and signed with top representatives at CAA, WME, 3 Arts Entertainment, United Talent Agency, Anonymous Content, Paradigm Talent Agency, Untitled, ICM, Bellevue Productions, Lit Entertainment, Writ Large and many others. See more ScreenCraft success stories here.

Final Deadline is July 31st   ENTER NOW Here is this year’s Animation screenwriting jury:⁠

⭐️Jim Copabianco
 is the screenwriter Pixar’s Ratatouille, which won the Academy Award for Best Animated film. He has also worked as a story artist on A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo.⁠

⭐️David Magee is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter whose credits include Life of Pi, and Mary Popping Returns. He is currently writing the live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid.⁠

⭐️David Kidd is an award-winning producer and screenwriter best known for his work on Yours, Mine & Ours and the Academy Award-nominated animated feature film Ferdinand.⁠

⭐️Elizabeth Glass works in feature film development at DreamWorks Animation, the production company behind such iconic animated franchises as SHREKKUNG FU PANDA, SHARK TALE, and MADAGASCAR.⁠ Enter Animation Contest Here Final deadline: July 31st 7 Lessons from Staffing in a TV Writers Roo 2019 ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship recipient, Lucy Luna, was hired by Warner Bros as a staff writer on The CW’s Two Sentence Horror Stories and will receive an episode credit. After winning, she signed with Brillstein Entertainment Partners through ScreenCraft’s introduction and later signed with the Agency for the Performing Arts.

Here’s her guest blog post for ScreenCraft.   Read Article Here

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