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Script Summit
Script Summit
At Script Summit you can win a huge cash prize, have a scene table read of your screenplay, or get represented by a Hollywood Talent Manager!
Accepting Features, Treatments, Pitches, Shorts, Web Series and TV Pilots
Enter Now
Extended Deadline is 1 month from now


Script Summit is a festival dedicated to supporting screenwriters. As a participant in the Script Summit Screenplay Competition, you can build your network, expand your knowledge with in-depth seminars taught by professionals, gain tremendous insight from Q & A Panels, experience scene table reads with professional actors, and attend hundreds of film screenings at no additional cost! You will have the opportunity to connect with directors, producers, and other writers at the Script Summit Networking Event.

There's even a grand prize of $1,000 in cash and TWO writers will walk away with a contract of representation by a Hollywood Talent Manager!

Winners are announced at the Awards Show which is free to attend!

Prices & Deadlines

Jul 18th
Feature with Judges Feedback
Synopsis, Treatment, or Pitch Deck
Screenplay - Short
Screenplay Web Series
Screenplay - Feature
Screenplay - TV Pilot
Golden Age - feature
golden age - tv pilot
michigan writers' award - feature
michigan writers award - tv pilot script
michigan writers award - short script/web series


TWO screenwriters will win representation from a Hollywood Talent Manager!

Grand Prize - $1,000

Multiple genres will be awarded!
Best Feature, Tv pilot, Short, and Web Series will win screenwriting software from WriterDuet!

Our top 6 Winners will receive an  InkTip Script Listing! Producers have made more than 350 films from scripts and writers found through InkTip.

The ISA (International Screenwriters Association) is sponsoring Script Summit 2020! They have committed to awarding 30 of our winners a free 6-month membership to the ISA Connect Network

Indie Film Hustle and IFHTV will award a 6-month subscription to their channel for 30 winners. Their online film courses through IFHAcademy.com will award a free course on properly formatting a screenplay to 30 winners.


Aug 8th


We are currently accepting written submissions for features, shorts, web-series, television pilots, synopsis, treatments, and pitch decks.

If the writer of the submitted screenplay is optioned/produced within the past 3 years they will not qualify for the Cash Prize or Talent Manager award.

Golden age submissions for feature and television scripts are optional for writers over the age of 55. 

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. 
Under no circumstances will substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of an entry screenplay be allowed under the original 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 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 logline required on the application form.
Entries lacking a logline 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 be 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 July 18th, 2020.
Winners will be announced at the Writers Award Show.

Awards shipped outside of the US must be paid for by the winner.