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ScreenCraft's Screenwriting Fellowship Deadlines

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ScreenCraft's Screenwriting Fellowship Deadlines


ScreenCraft’s mission is to foster the careers of emerging writers and filmmakers by providing inspiration and insight into the craft of screenwriting and the business of Hollywood, and by connecting emerging talent with working industry professionals.


The 7th Annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship’s final deadline is February 29th. Accepting features and TV pilots, the Fellowship is our most successful program for getting emerging writers signed with Hollywood literary managers and agents. ALL of last year’s winners signed with lit managers.

Fellows will meet with development executives at major Hollywood studios, including Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Universal, Sony Pictures, Lionsgate and Netflix.

Accepting TV and Feature screenplays in all genres.

The chosen Fellowship recipients will receive ongoing professional support and a special trip to Los Angeles for meetings, mentorship and personal introductions to key entertainment studio executives, producers, literary managers and agents.

Regular Deadline to Apply is February 29th, 2020.

Winners will meet with development executives at major studios.

The 2020 ScreenCraft Animation Screenplay Competition (accepting features & TV pilots) final deadline is February 29th. Check out the jury!

Judges include executives from DreamWorks Animation, Pixar, Spirited Away, The Simpsons and Nickelodeon!

Whether you’re writing an animated family feature, a serious animated series for adults, or a kids TV show, we’re honoring three categories in this annual competition!

This contest avoids the format bias of some other competitions by seeking screenplays that are especially suitable for animation, in all genres.

Final Deadline is February 29th.

The 2020 ScreenCraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy Screenplay Competition (accepting shorts, features & TV pilots) regular deadline is February 29th.

Sci-fi & Fantasy
The industry’s #1 sci-fi & fantasy screenplay competition, accepting features, shorts and TV pilots, with judges who love and produce sci-fi & fantasy content.

The 2020 ScreenCraft Comedy Screenplay Competition (accepting shorts, features & TV pilots) early deadline is February 29th.

Previous judges from Warner Bros., Happy Madison, Artists First and more!

Whether you have a romantic comedy or an action-comedy blockbuster, we want to script.

Big or small, our jury is looking for smart feature, TV and shorts scripts with strong command of the craft, lots of heart and unique comedic voices.

Early deadline on February 29th.
Regular deadline on March 31st.