Creative World Awards

2018 season now closed

About

CWA is a leading international screenwriting contest known for having the writer’s interest at heart when it comes to development and industry promotion. The CWA vision is to help writers garner the exposure, development, and recognition they need to propel their projects and careers forward.

Benefits

More than $30,000 in cash & prizes, including a possible production opportunity to help the writer extend their industry credits.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER – $3,000 cash PLUS the opportunity to have their winning script produced into a short film. CWA in conjunction with The Moving Image Xchange Productions, will produce a short film version of the script to help generate interest for the feature script.

PREMIERE: The short film will then get a guaranteed premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival, giving the writer an official imdb credit. If CWA or the winner choose to forgo this option, the winner receives an additional $1,000. Plus, the GPW also receives: Final Draft software Annual Premium MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival InkTip Script Listing and InkTip Magazine Listing Stage 32, Two Free Pitch Sessions Creators Vault Registration: 10 Year Copyright on your Screenplay (www.CreatorsVault.com)

4 Genre Category Winners – $250 cash each, plus a prize package that includes: Annual Premium MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival Stage 32, Two Free Pitch Sessions Creators Vault Registration: 12 Year Copyright on your Screenplay (www.CreatorsVault.com) Final Draft software InkTip Script Listing and InkTip Magazine Listing

4 CATEGORY 1st RUNNERS UP – $150 cash each, plus a prize package that includes: Annual Enhanced MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Final Draft software Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival Stage 32, One Free Pitch Session InkTip Script Listing and InkTip Magazine Listing Creators Vault Registration: 4 Year Copyright on your screenplay for 1st Runners Up (www.CreatorsVault.com)

TELEVISION CATEGORIES – $250 cash each, plus a prize package that includes: Annual Enhanced MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Stage 32, Two Free Pitch Sessions TVWritersVault Annual Membership for each TV category Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival Creators Vault Registration: 12 Year Copyright on your Screenplay (www.CreatorsVault.com)

SHORT FILM SCRIPT – $250 cash, plus a prize package that includes: Annual Enhanced MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival Creators Vault Registration: 12 Year Copyright on your Screenplay (www.CreatorsVault.com)

CREATIVE CONCEPT / REDEMPTIVE THEME AWARD – In honor of veteran analyst and CWA Judge, James Peters, this award goes to the most original and compelling concept that also conveys a redemptive theme of some kind. Winner receives: Annual Enhanced MIX membership to The Media Industry Xchange Free Entry into the Richmond International Film Festival Stage 32, One Free Pitch Session Creators Vault Registration: 12 Year Copyright on your Screenplay (www.CreatorsVault.com) Private Development Coaching session with Dr. Jack Boozer, Professor of Film Studies, Adaptation & Screenwriting or CWA Co-owners