The LAUNCH Million Dollar Student Screenplay Contest

2018 season now closed

About

The LAUNCH is a Million Dollar Screenplay Competition for college students with the mission to inspire the next generation of great screenwriters. The LAUNCH will enable one talented screenwriter to realize their dream by having their screenplay made by Hollywood producers as a feature film, with a budget of at least $1,000,000 USD. Plus, the top eight finalists will be awarded a total of $100,000 USD in education grants and other prizes.

Benefits

1ST PLACE GRAND PRIZE

  • Winning screenplay to be produced as a feature film with a budget of at least $1,000,000 USD
  • $50,000 Educational Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

2ND PLACE

  • $15,000 Education Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

3RD PLACE

  • $10,000 Education Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

4TH PLACE

  • $7,000 Education Grant
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

5TH PLACE

  • $6,000 Education Grant
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

6TH PLACE

  • $5,000 Education Grant
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

7TH PLACE

  • $4,000 Education Grant
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel

8TH PLACE

  • $3,000 Education Grant
  • Feedback from the Judging Panel