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Romance and Comedy Award extended – Final Deadline on April 3rd!

Prizes for the winner...

The winner will receive:

  • Guaranteed pitching to industry
  • Two sets of Development Notes to help take their script to the next level
  • Further advice to fine tune their script from our experts.

Free entry to the WriteMovies 2022 Screenwriting Contest...

All submissions to the WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award 2022 also receive free, automatic entry to the WriteMovies 2022 Screenwriting Contest – giving them the chance to win the Grand Prize of $3500!

Free feedback on your first 10 pages...

All submissions receive a quick one-page summary of the strengths and weaknesses of your entry’s crucial first ten pages, judged relative to the current international market for scripts and script option agreements – free of charge!

Free entry and resubmission when you buy a script report...

Buy a consultancy report and you’ll get automatic entry to the contest, with Studio Coverage for $99 or full Development Notes for $149. You can resubmit your new draft of the same script before the end of the contest, free of charge, once it’s ready.

Results dates...

The winner of the WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award will be announced on April 22nd. The results dates for the WriteMovies 2022 Screenwriting Contest are:

  • Quarter-Finals: July 1st 2022
  • Semi-Finals: July 15th 2022
  • Winners and Honorable Mentions: July 29th 2022

Deadlines and fees...

Standard Deadline: February 13th

  • Submission fee for screenplays, TV pilots, and stageplays is $49 and books and video game scripts are $59.

Late Deadline: March 20th

  • Submission fee for screenplays, TV pilots, and stageplays is $59 and books and video game scripts are $69.

There is an additional cost of $0.5 for each additional page over 130 for feature scripts and stageplays, and an additional cost of $0.5 for each additional page over 200 for books.

The third edition of the WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award is now open for submissions!

The pandemic has meant times have been tough over the last few years, and there are lots of people turning to film and TV to help cheer them up. Make the most of that by writing a feel-good script and entering it into our Romance and Comedy Award!

We believe that this is the right time to be writing in these genres. As we pitch all of our winner’s scripts to industry, producers will be on the hunt for the kind of stories that audiences crave – and at the moment, those are the ones that will cheer people up. Take this opportunity to get your work out there and see it transformed from page to screen!

On top of the great prizes on offer, all submissions to our Romance and Comedy Award will also receive feedback on their first 10 pages, plus free and automatic entry to the WriteMovies 2022 Screenwriting Contest, giving them the chance to win the Grand Prize of $3500!

 

 

Entry fees and deadline dates for each medium:

Entry Windows Screenplays, Stageplays, and TV Pilots  Books & Video Games 
Standard Entry (January 17th – February 13th) $49 $59
Late Deadline (February 14th – March 20th) $59 $69
Extended Deadline (March 21st – April 3rd) $59 $69
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There is an additional cost of $0.5 for each additional page over 130 for feature scripts and stageplays, and an additional cost of $0.5 for each additional page over 200 for books.

The winner of this award will be revealed on Friday April 22nd.

 


 

Entry terms and prizes for the WriteMovies Romance and Comedy Award 2022:

  • All submissions must be in the romance, comedy, or romantic-comedy genres.
  • We no longer accept checks due to issues with fraud. Please use the PayPal options when participating. Please ensure you can send AND receive payments via PayPal.
  • There are no physical items deliverable under our services – all reports will be provided by email in standard document formats.
  • Once a project has been processed, there is no refund.
  • Cancellations must be requested within 48 hours before any public announcement of winning entries and/or before receipt of any completed.
  • Entries MUST have a cover sheet/titlepage with contact info in order to be considered.
  • Prize: Guaranteed pitching to industry, two sets of Development Notes, and further advice to fine tune the winning script.
  • All submissions receive automatic entry to the WriteMovies 2022 Screenwriting Contest.
  • Up to $1 million in option monies from the A-List producers we work with. If an established studio/production company makes an offer on your script, we will fly you to Los Angeles and cover your flight & hotel costs for three days. We will pitch the top three projects to relevant production companies. You keep ALL the option/sales money (unless you commission an agent, manager or attorney to represent you). The Grand Prize winner is also pitched to several literary agencies and management companies as well as non-US companies to increase the chances of a sale. The names of the top three winners and their projects are mentioned in press releases and on the web.
  • InkTip: Where producers go for scripts and writers. Winners will receive a 4-month InkTip Pro Membership. As an InkTip Pro Member, thousands of filmmakers can find and read your scripts, and you’ll be able to pitch directly to production companies every week. With over 3,000 options and 400 movies made, InkTip is the place for independent film.

 

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