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 script analytics 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:

» Zoom consultation with a literary manager and producer.
» Media exposure

– 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.
- By submitting your screenplay, you agree to have your screenplay read by our 3rd party readers/analysts.

Overall Rating
  • I have heard great things about this festival before I entered my script. I was delight and honored when I was selected as a finalist. I highly recommend this festival. Thank you! Mo

    March 2023
  • I was honored to selected in this competition! They're communication and support was out of this world I'm excited to submit again this year!

    January 2023
  • I wanted to win this one because I live in Atlanta. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity! It was a great experience!

    September 2022
  • Shanita Dognia

    Super happy with the response and honor of being selected!!

    March 2022
  • I'm truly honored to have my comedy/horror screenplay "The Moron" selected as a Finalist and my science fiction feature "The Celestial Highway" as an Official Selection! Thank you so much!

    October 2021