***All Entries Receive Feedback as part of the entry fee***

Welcome to the Atlanta International Screenplay Awards, located in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia aka "Hollywood of the South." Rewarding hot up-and-coming screenwriting talent is our mission. Come join our fam!

This year, we are awarding Feature, TV, and Short scripts. Whether you have a drama, action, thriller, horror, sci-fi, animation, fantasy, or family blockbuster, we want to read your script. All budget ranges are encouraged. Our jury is looking for well crafted scripts that scream "this writer has talent!" All entries receive script analysis as part of the entry fee. Optional "Full Analysis" is also available at an extra cost.

Winners of the Feature, TV Pilot, and Short Competitions receive:

» Phone Introduction With A Producer In Our Network
» Receive Detailed Script Notes And Rewrite Plans Straight From A Head Of Development
» 6-Month Mentorship To Prepare Your Script For The Marketplace
» Media Exposure Across Multiple Platforms

– All writers, without regard to age and country of origin, are eligible
– The material must be written in English and submitted as a PDF file. The file must not be encrypted or password protected.
– There is no limit to the number of competitions you may submit and the number of times you may submit one project.
– All entry fees are non-refundable.
– All submitted material must be original to the screenwriter.
– All copyright, ownership, and derivative rights to the material submitted remains with the original rights holders and/or author.
– The material submitted must not have been optioned or produced and must be fully owned by the screenwriters.
– All scripts should be written per industry-standard screenplay format.
– Prior winners cannot win the same contest twice, while there is no limit to the number of times a previous finalist, semi-finalist, and quarter-finalists may resubmit.
– Feature scripts should not exceed 130 pages. TV scripts should not exceed 75 pages. Short Scripts should not exceed 30 pages.

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  • Amazing festival they gave some very good feedback on my Screenplay “Still Got The Juice” placing as a Quater-Finalist I look forward to submitting again next year..

    May 2020
  • Ian Feldman

    A fantastic competition for screenwriters in a State that's focused on future film development projects! Where else can a writer get a better start!

    May 2020
  • After I received the analysis with valid points, I revised my screenplay. The Atlanta International Screenplay Award members of staff are helpful, professional and encouraging.

    April 2020
  • GailKelly Anderson

    I am very grateful to Atlanta International Screenplay Awards team for giving me the opportunity and honoring "Spasmodic" as a quarterfinalist in their 2020 competition. It was a joyride and a great encouragement.

    April 2020
  • Chi Hsiu Chen

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    April 2020