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Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards - Diversity Initiative
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Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards is running a diversity initiative to bring greater awareness to marginalized groups who have historically been underrepresented in the film industry. Winners will be endorsed by our Oscar & Emmy winning judges and earn an introduction to literary representatives at a bonafide literary management company.
Accepting Features and TV Pilots
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About

The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Diversity Initiative is where we connect diverse screenwriters with industry representatives and producers. With an all-star staff packed with Emmy and Oscar winning judges, prolific showrunners, producers, and screenwriters, our ability to create access for screenwriters is second to none. Come join us!

Prices & Deadlines

Apr 26th
Regular
May 17th
Last Minute
Jun 21st
Final
Feature Entry + Advanced Studio Analysis
$159.00
$159.00
$159.00
TV Entry + Pro Analysis
$89.00
$89.00
$89.00
TV Entry + Advanced Studio Analysis
$139.00
$139.00
$139.00
Feature Entry
$59.00
$65.00
$59.00
TV Entry
$49.00
$55.00
$59.00
Feature Entry + Pro Analysis
$99.00
$99.00
$99.00

Benefits

The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards Diversity Initiative 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: 

Meetings with Literary Managers and Producers

Media Publicity

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Announcements

Aug 23rd
Semifinalists
Aug 23rd
Finalists
Aug 23rd
Winners

Rules

Material is accepted via electronic submission only.
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.
All material must be submitted electronically as a PDF digital file.