Creative Screenwriting Pilot CompetitionSubscribe
Have you written the next This is Us, Insecure, Atlanta, Westworld, Veep, Game of Thrones or even an animation like Bojack Horseman? Or have you written something unlike anything we've seen before? We want to read it all!
We're seeking 10 incredible 1/2 hour and 1 hour Pilots in all genres! Each Finalist will receive $500 and and go on to be considered for Grand Prize to win $3,000, an option consideration by Creative Screenwriter Productions, consideration for representation by Culture Creative Entertainment plus industry exposure through our other contacts. Pilots are in more demand than ever, and we're working hard to pair talented writers and their projects with our industry partners.
SUBMIT YOUR BEST
Half-hour and one-hour Pilots in all genres are accepted.
Some of our partner mandates include but are not limited to:
Edgy Half-Hour Live Action
Adult Animation Comedy
Family and Workplace Animation Comedy
Half-Hour Kids and Family Animation
MEET OUR JUDGES
Maia Glikman: Producer
Maia Glikman is a Los Angeles based producer whose body of work spans numerous areas of the entertainment industry. She has held key positions from development to production at networks, studios and some of the world's leading production companies. Maia has developed both major television and feature projects, in addition to major properties in the podcast (CEO of GoKidGo) and unscripted space. Highlights as an executive include several years at ABC Network, Lucasfilm (under Kathleen Kennedy) and Sony Pictures Television (development and current). Most recently, Maia was the Head of Scripted for MSM/Tollin Productions. Previous to that she was the Head of Development at Amore & Vita Productions (overall deal at WBTV/developed the Fox show THE CLEANING LADY). As a creative producer, Maia's mandate is the production of high-quality content that resonates with today's audience, most especially those that champion female and underrepresented voices.
Shaun O'Banion: Writer/Producer - Ravenwood Films
Over the course of his nearly thirty years in the industry, Shaun O'Banion has worked for and with filmmakers including Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Judd Apatow and Joe Wright among many others. He began producing in 2007, joined the Producers Guild of America in 2010 and won an IFP Gotham Award in 2011. As a writer, he has written features and television and is repped by Zero Gravity Management. He also runs Ravenwood Consulting, a successful script consulting business, co-hosts the Character podcast and frequently teaches at film schools in the U.S. and abroad.
FINALISTS - TOP 10
Ten outstanding writers will be selected to receive:
- $500 Cash
- A Pitch Class with Jess Hinds, Creator of "Meditative Writing"
- Consideration for the Grand Prize
The Grand Prize Winner will receive:
- $3,000 Cash (includes $500 from Finalist category)
- Consideration for an option by Creative Screenwriter Productions
- Consideration for representation by Culture Creative Entertainment
- a 60 Minute Pitch Consultation with Jess Hinds ($400 value)
- A featured article on Creative Screenwriting
- Promotion to industry partners looking to produce unique work.