This section is to provide advice and tools to help all Winners and Official Finalists of the Hollywood Screenplay Contest more effectively promote and publicize their achievements.
Congratulations Winners and Official Finalists! Your work was selected as the very best from among hundreds of talented screenwriters from all around the world. This is truly an impressive achievement and now it's time to let the industry and the rest of the world know.
We want to help you do just that by providing the below list of marketing tips and tools to better assist you in developing industry circulation and more!
Add A Logo or Winner Icon to Your Website
Download the Hollywood Screenplay Contest Logo and Official Winner / Finalist Icons and use them to tout your achievement on your website, press kit and promotional materials.
Issue a Press Release
Send a press release using our easy-to-use Sample Press Release Template to garner local, industry, and national press.
Don't forget to update your Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Wikipedia (and more!) pages with info about your status as a Hollywood Screenlay Contest Winner or Official Finalist. Tweet about your win using the official Hollywood Screenplay Contest hashtag #HollywoodScreenplayContest. It's a great way to way to advertise your screenwriting achievement to an even wider audience.
Check out our Social Media page for additional advice and sample Twitter and Facebook posts.
Send a Thank You
Send a special thank you email to your friends, family, and colleagues to let them know about your win.
Connect with Bloggers
Professional blogging has become a great asset for independently promoting your work. There are dozens of blogs that cover the film and television industries. These online outlets are a great way to spread the word about your victory and will help generate more noteworthy buzz!
Add the News to Your Bio
Adding this honor to your personal bio will show agents, managers, producers and executives that your work is award-winning stuff.
Take Out an Ad
Take out an ad in a local or national newspaper, magazine, or trade publication, such as The Hollywood Reporter or Variety announcing your big win and letting the media and industry know what else you have in the works.