Stage 32 is proud to present the 2nd Annual Family Friendly Screenwriting Contest!

Our Grand Prize winner will:

- Be flown to LA for meetings (travel permitting) to meet with 8 top professionals working in the industry including literary managers and producers who have worked on HOCUS POCUS, ATLANTIS, WRECK-IT RALPH, THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES and more!
- Work with Stage 32 to develop your script’s pitch deck for the market.
- Get a free membership to the Stage 32 Writers’ Room and free access to some of Stage 32’s educational resources
- Continued support from the Stage 32 team to help move your career forward and get you in front of decision makers!

ALL 10 Finalists will:

- Have your loglines presented to over 500 industry executives including literary managers, agents and producers in a Stage 32 lookbook. Past lookbook writers have been set up on meetings with 3 Arts Entertainment, UTA, APA, Art/Work Entertainment, Zero Gravity and more!
- Get a free one month membership to the Stage 32 Writers’ Room

Stage 32 will be a champion for your script - once you’re part of our community, we make sure you rise to the top!

Our Family Friendly Winners See Results

So many of our previous contest winners and finalists have been signed. Click the "Success Stories" link here for testimonials from our past winners! Stage 32 has quickly emerged as the leading source for industry executives to uncover new talent! Is this your year to move the needle on your career?

- Last year’s winner, Kristi Barnett, met with industry professionals from Netflix, Management 360, Ian Bryce Productions and more!
- Finalists have had their work requested by managers and producers at Campfire Studios, Energy Entertainment and many more!

About the Family Friendly Screenwriting Contest

It's the classics that truly endure time and hold a special place in our hearts. We all love to watch our favorite movies from childhood over and over again for that wholesome, comforting feeling. Family Friendly films and television make audiences feel warm and fuzzy, and are the most fun to watch with loved ones. Stage 32 wants to help you create one of these projects, and give you the resources to bring your Family Friendly show or film to families and friends around the world.

Stage 32 offers access to some of the biggest names in the industry, including executives from David Kirschner Productions, WeTV, Holloway Literary and more with credits and client credits like HOCUS POCUS, CURIOUS GEORGE and TREASURE ISLAND to name a few.We are looking for family friendly scripts of all subjects and tones. Whether your script is a sweet fairytale or brings a rag tag team together, our judges want to read it!

About the Exposure For Your Script

The Grand Prize Winner Will be Flown to Los Angeles to meet with:

- David Kirschner, Producer (HOCUS POCUS, CURIOUS GEORGE)
- Mike Disa, Producer & Animator (ATLANTIS, TREASURE ISLAND)
- Nikki Terpilowski, Literary Manager, Holloway Literary 
- Maia Glickman, Producer
- Sierra McDonald, Manager of Development and Original Programming, WeTV

In addition to these meetings, the winner will also receive unlimited access to Stage 32’s Educational resources, be promoted on Stage 32’s social media, and have their professional biography sent to an exclusive roster of over 30 agents and managers hand picked by Stage 32 who are actively looking for new clients and material. Stage 32 will facilitate introductory meetings to any of the representatives who respond to your material and bio. This is the type of exposure that will change your career forever!

If you reach the Finals, you still get massive exposure to decision makers!

ALL FINALISTS will receive a FREE MONTH OF THE MEMBER'S ONLY STAGE 32 WRITERS' ROOM and will be in a Stage 32 Look Book which includes their script title, logline & bio mailed to over 500 industry executives including, managers, agents, producers, development executives, and financiers! Stage 32 Look Books are some of the most sought after talent resources for the industry and have helped secure meetings with companies like Verve, Good Fear, 3 Arts, APA, Echo Lake, Amazon, UTA, CAA, WME, First Friday, Pathfinder, The Cartel, Art/Work and many, many more.


Void where prohibited by law.

This Stage 32 Contest is an international contest. Must be 18 years or older to submit.

Entrant agrees to terms and conditions.

This Stage 32 Contest is not a game of chance. All material is read and reviewed by industry professionals.

All quarterfinalists, semi-finalists, finalists and winners are subjectively determined by our judges.

There is no limit to the number of screenplays an Entrant can enter. The same screenplay cannot be submitted multiple times under different names. If so, you will be disqualified.

Entrant must not be an immediate family member or friend of any of the judges or their respective companies.

Entrants must submit screenplays and payment online.

Entrants must upload their submission within 72 hours of entry purchase.

Entry fees will not be returned or adjusted.

No waivers are available for this contest.


Screenplays should be written in English and in standard industry format.

The rights to the Entrant’s screenplay should not have been previously optioned or sold.

The Entrant retains the rights to his or her screenplay at all times.

Entrant’s screenplay must not have been produced.

The screenplay can be submitted with or without a title page and/or contact information.

After a screenplay is entered, no new drafts or corrected pages can be made by the Entrant. No exceptions.

Screenplay must be submitted as a PDF document.

Screenplay must be the original work of the Entrant and may not be based whole or in part on any fictional or non-fictional material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced for which the Entrant does not have rights. Neither Stage 32 nor its judges investigates or attests to the authenticity of an applicant’s statement of authorship or rights secured. By entering the competition, you are acknowledging that you have secured all necessary rights.