The Industry Next -- Screenwriting Initiative
2020 season now open
Next Deadline February 1st




The Industry Next film and screenplay initiative is focused on finding the next generation of filmmakers, screenwriters, and musicians in the name of inclusiveness. This season is open to women in entertainment! Submit your film or screenplay for a chance at being a featured speaker at a future Ermantourage entertainment summit in Los Angeles in 2020. Winners in each category also win mentor meetings with a variety of names in entertainment.

*A portion of submission fees go towards Beyond Freedom, a survivor run non-profit based in SoCal that provides resources for victims of human trafficking and endeavors to bring awareness and an end to human trafficking.

Mentors (subject to change):
1. Christina Strain, writer, "The Magicians"
2. Mina Paterson, development, Carnival Film & Television Ltd.
3. Erica Rosbe, writer, "Rick & Morty"
4. TBA
5. TBA
6. TBA
7. TBA


Winners in each category to be featured for a Q&A at a future Ermantourage entertainment summit in 2020, an event celebrating creatives of diverse backgrounds in media, film, music, and more.

Projects of winners will be screened by leading names in the entertainment industry, including judges and mentors.

Winner to have a featured interview in digital magazine Vents Magazine and other outlets to be announced.