The Industry Next -- Mentorship Contest
Season 3 season now open
Final Deadline November 30th


Ermantourage was launched to establish a platform for creatives to submit their material for judging and the possibility of receiving mentorships from Hollywood professionals within the industry, all the while giving back to a special cause.

Join us for another season of The Industry Next by Ermantourage! Portions of proceeds to support the endeavors of Beyond Freedom, a survivor run non-profit offering resources to victims of human trafficking and seeking to end trafficking.

Submit to event's screenplay contest to be selected as a guest speaker for one of our upcoming entertainment industry Q&A events in Los Angeles! Winner also acquires mentor meetings with our industry lineup to provide insight on their material and to make industry contacts. 


Win a chance to be a special guest speaker with a Q&A on your career! You will be listed among our illustrious lineup of current guest panelists.

Win an interview as a featured artist in Vents Magazine.

Mentor meeting sessions with: 

  • Victoria Bachan, Authentic Literary & Talent Management 
  • Crystal Jenkins, co-producer/writer, "Grown-ish" 
  • Deborah Kampmeier, director, Ava Duvernay's "Queen Sugar," "Hounddog" 
  • Mark Chandley, Warner Bros. Features Story Analyst 
  • Tripper Clancy, screenwriter, "Stuber"
  • J. Holtham, writer, Marvel's "Cloak and Dagger," "Jessica Jones"


  • If winner resides outside of Los Angeles, we will record an exclusive interview with winner to be released publicly post-event. 
  • Applicants' screenplay may not be longer than 130 pages. 
  • Both features and pilot screenplays are accepted. 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Material must be written in English. 
  • If a screenplay is submitted, it must be in PDF format. 
  • Re-submissions are allowed but entry fee must be paid again. 
  • Your title page should include the correct contact information. 
  • At the time of your submission, the script must not have been produced. 
  • Please no adaptations of material based on another's intellectual property. 
  • If the script is written by a writing duo, only the writer submitted. 
  • Submissions must be the original work of the submitting applicant.