Script Summit
2019 season now closed

About

Script Summit is a festival dedicated to supporting screenwriters.

You will have the opportunity to connect with directors, producers, and other writers at the Script Summit Networking Event. The Summit also hosts Q&A panels, seminars, table reads of selected scripts, an awards dinner, and over $1,500 in cash prizes!

We are very excited to announce that we have partnered with the famous AoF MEGAfest! This allows all of our officially selected writers to attend additional MEGAfest seminars and film screenings. That is over an $800 value!

The events are held in beautiful downtown Las Vegas! As a participant in this event, you can pitch your script to industry professionals and gain tremendous insight by attending our seminars, scene table reads, & networking events.

Winners will be announced at the Awards Dinner.

Benefits

One screenwriter will win a contract to be represented by a Hollywood Talent Manager!

Grand Prize - $1,000

1st Place - $500

2nd Place - $250

Best Feature, Tv pilot, short, and web series will receive screenwriting software by WriterDuet!

Our top 3 Winners will also receive an InkTip Script Listing and have their logline featured in InkTip Magazine so they can promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents. InkTip Magazine is sent to over 15,000 producers and representatives. Producers have made more than 350 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.

Multiple genres will also be awarded with our beautiful crystal awards.

We also have screenwriting seminars, networking events, scene table reads, and you can pitch your script to a studio!

Rules

We are currently accepting written submissions for features, shorts, web-series, television pilots, synopsis, treatments, and pitch decks. All genres are welcome. Multiple Genres will be awarded

Only the three top best in show awards are cash prizes. All other winners will receive a physical award at the awards dinner. If you can not attend the dinner. Your award will be mailed to you. ​ One copy of an original feature film screenplay uploaded as a PDF file will be accepted. (Do NOT include more than 1 version).

We do not accept hardcopy scripts. ​

The screenplay should be in standard industry format (12 point Courier). By entering Script Summit], 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)." ​ Only one copy, draft or version of any screenplay may be submitted by an entrant or entrants per submission. ​

Corrected or edited screenplays must be resubmitted as a NEW entry and will require a separate submission fee. ​

Multi-part scripts should be submitted as separate, stand-alone screenplays. ​ Features that are over 120 pages must be submitted as 2 different entries. ​ Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted. ​ Submissions must have been written originally in English; translations will not be accepted. ​

Multi-part scripts should not be submitted unless each part can be read as a separate, stand-alone screenplay.

Submissions must be the original work of the entrant(s) and may not be based, in whole or in part, on any other fiction or nonfiction material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced. ​ Entries may, however, be adapted from the entrant’s (or entrants’) original work, which should be noted in the log line required on the application form. 

Entries lacking a log line on the application form will be disqualified. ​ If the script is based on a true story, historical or contemporary, the "based on true story/events" button should noted in the logline. ​

Collaborative work by two writers who share equally in its creation is eligible. ​ The collaborator’s name must be added during the online application process. ​

All entries must be received by or before the Extended Deadline of June 30, 2019. ​ Winners will be announced at the Writers Award Show and Dinner (Date TBD). ​ Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.