Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
Winter 2020 season now open
Next Deadline January 24th



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The new year has begun and the established Hollywood Industry Professionals at The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards are looking to identify 3 new emerging talents to introduce to the Hollywood Film & Television Community.

Celebrate the New Decade by entering the only 5-Star accredited competition where every single word of your script is read and evaluated by working producers, writers, directors, and executives.

Enter now for the best discount pricing!

Winners announced April 12th!


The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards was created by seasoned Hollywood professionals with over a century of collective experience working with
major studios, networks, and digital streaming channels.
They have worked with the biggest names in the film and television industry,
and they bring that expertise to the assessment of every script
entered in their competition. This season's prizes include: 

Feature Screenplay -- $1,000 Cash Prize
TV Screenplay -- $500 Cash Prize
Short Screenplay -- $250 Cash Prize
In addition to cash prizes, Winners also receive:
  • The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Trophy
  • 1-to-1 personal consultation with Producers on our Judging Panel.
  • Media Publicity 
  • The industry's most complete and professional script analysis


  • Material is accepted via electronic submission only, between January 1, 2020 to March 25, 2020
  • There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.
  • Submitted scripts must be received by midnight of deadline dates and submission fee payment must accompany your material. All entry fees are non-refundable
  • All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).
  • Material must be submitted by the writer. Material written by writing teams must be submitted by one of the writers, with consent of the other(s). All writers must be credited on title page.
  • If a writing team is chosen as a winner, prizes will be given to the writer submitting the project. Each team is responsible for dividing or sharing the prize money, with no direction from L.A. International Screenplay Awards administrators, staff, or judges.
  • Revisions, rewrites, addenda, or substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entered material are accepted upon payment of a discounted administrative fee.
  • By using our service, you authorize us to use any trusted third-party online and cloud-based services and databases for hosting, managing and/or transmitting your submission file(s).
  • All copyright, ownership and derivative rights to the material submitted to L.A. International Screenplay Awards remains with the original rights holders and/or author.
  • All writers, without regard to age, gender, country of origin, native language, or sexual preference at least 18 years of age are eligible.
  • The material submitted must be in English.
  • All material submitted to other competitions or contests is eligible.
  • There are no limitations or restrictions as to date of authorship.
  • The material submitted must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by, any third party prior to entering the competition.
  • Any submitted work that becomes optioned, published, produced or purchased between the time of submission and the end of the judging period will be ineligible.
  • Material should be submitted in standard screenplay format, font, spacing and margin.
  • No limitations regarding title page content. Title and name of writer and contact information on cover page is recommended.
  • Adaptations of source material or other literary work must be properly referenced and credited.
  • Feature scripts that exceed 130 pages will be disqualified.
  • All material must be submitted electronically as a PDF digital file.