International screenplay


We are a 5-Star rated Screenplay Competition with a reputation as one the most prestigious screenplay contests located in the USA. Our team is committed to supporting screenwriters and creating opportunities for the best up-and-coming screenwriting talent. Our network consists of countless filmmakers, producers, managers, and agents who are on the hunt for talent and stellar material. We have helped dozens of screenwriters find representation and work. Come be part of our network and see why screenwriters all around the world are giving our screenplay contest 5-stars!

this season's judges

Luc Walpoth

A seasoned Director of digital, documentary, and narrative content. His science fiction masterpiece Replika put him on the map as a highly touted international director, leading to his most recent feature film, "Dead End," set to be released summer 2020.​

Petrina Hull

As an accomplished development executive, she had central roles on Academy Award-winning features including “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “Happy Feet”. She actively develops multi-platform projects from early conception to worldwide delivery, and is currently developing a slate of projects.

Alex Johnson

A local NYU Tisch’s Film and Television alumnus, Alex is the content director of the NYCISA. His prior experience was in development for VH1 and MTV. He is now a senior developer at Play Think Entertainment where he scouts high potential screenplays for development.

Brooks Kephart

A multi-faceted producer with tons of production experience with various budget ranges, and platforms. His most recent feature credits include "Judy Small" starring Haley Joel Osment, "James the Second" starring Lynn Collins, "Captain Black" and "The 6th Degree."

Kristen Brancaccio

A writer, director, producer, and founder of Exit Twelve Productions, her focus is on the production of narrative digital content. She recently wrote and directed the digital pilot Expiration Date: Resistance for the SYFY network and was a Top 10 directing finalist on HBO's Project Greenlight.

Josh Edwards

Josh is the Owner/Founder of E Cubed Management, a talent management company that provides exceptional representation to extraordinary talent. He is a 13 year veteran with an impressive background in entertainment law and production.


Script Entry

Features must be in English, submitted in PDF format, and a maximum length of 130 pages.

Script Entry

TV Scripts must be in English, submitted in PDF format, and a maximum length of 75 pages.

Script Entry

Short Scripts must be in English, submitted in PDF format, and be a maximum length of 30 pages.