Submit a Screenplay

The Call for Entries for submissions to the 2016 Hollywood Screenplay Contest is now open.

The Hollywood Screenplay Contest also accepts entries via FilmFreeway and Withoutabox.


Earlybird Deadline January 10, 2016
Regular Deadline April 15, 2016
Late Deadline June 15, 2016
Extended Deadline August 10, 2016

Winners and Official Finalists of the 2016 Hollywood Screenplay Contest will be announced officially on October 1, 2016.


Entry Fees

Earlybird Deadline $30
Regular Deadline $35
Late Deadline $40
Extended Deadline $55


Score Report and Judge Commentary

Feedback is important. The Hollywood Screenplay contest offers applicants the unique opportunity to order a copy of their project’s Official Score Report and Judge Commentary. This includes a thorough, multi-page explanation as to how a screenplay was scored along with detailed commentary regarding the judge's overall impressions of the project including specific feedback and advice regarding story, structure, pacing, character, and marketability. This service is available for a fee of $80 and will be emailed to the applicant immediately upon completion of judging.

Entry to Multiple Categories

Entry fee includes submission to one competition category of the applicant’s choice. Screenplays may be entered into additional competition categories for a fee of $10 per additional category entered.