A brand spanking new screenplay competition looking to honour and award fantastic, innovative and original screenplays. We're a team of passionate storytellers and professionals who understand the daily grind of being a writer.

We want to discover new, fresh and exciting writers with a unique story to tell. If you think you have hot property, submit and have your work read by an industry professional.

We're new and because of that we're keeping our submission fees as low as possible!


Australasia is a region which comprises Australia, New Zealand and some neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. We think it's a pretty cool opportunity to have your work read and recognised on this side of the globe!


Anybody! From anywhere in the world!


Scoot your eyes over to our categories and you'll see one for the 'One Page Prize'. This is a special little competition we run for all those wanting to test themselves with telling a story in just one page. It's simple. Write and submit a one page screenplay of any genre and if you're selected as the winner we'll send you a sweet cash prize of $50. Entries for the One Page Prize are only $5! Give it a go!

Please note for Podcast submissions, if you'd like to also send through a link to the finished episode AS WELL as the script you are submitting then that is encouraged but not mandatory as you will be judged mainly by the words on the page.

**We also offer notes/feedbacks for submissions for an additional fee just check out the categories!**

There will be 3 acceptance rounds. Quarter finalists, Semi finalists and Winners. These lists will be announced on our website and socials on the following dates:

Quarter Finalists: December 17th, 2022

Semi Finalists: December 22nd, 2022

Winners: January 1st, 2023

Competition sections include:

- Overall Best Feature Screenplay
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy
- Best Horror/Thriller
- Best Sci-Fi

- Overall Best Short Screenplay
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy
- Best Horror/Thriller
- Best Sci-Fi

- Overall Best Pilot Screenplay
- Best Drama
- Best Comedy

Best Web Series

Best Podcast

One Page Prize - Best Screenplay ($50 prize)

All official selections, finalists and winners will receive mentions on our website and our growing social media pages, laurels and certificates (for the winners). Winners will also receive free entry into our next addition where we are hoping to introduce cash prizes!

We only have a few rules but please read carefully. Submissions that disregard the rules will not receive a refund.

1. All entries must be written in English.

2. All screenplays will be read by judges who are randomly assigned a certain number of scripts. Scripts that receive a high enough score will be then read by a second judge.

3. Updated drafts will not be accepted. Please submit the draft you are most happy with.

4. All entries must be original works.

5. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claim made by you or any third party due to or arising out of project(s) you submit to this competition. The contest and judges will not share your submission with any third party.

6. The jury decisions are final and may not be disputed.

Overall Rating
  • I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of this festival, it was an amazing way to start the year. I shall be entering again next year and I wish everyone involved in the festival the very best.

    April 2023
  • I was thrilled to see that my submission made it to the Quarter-Finalist realm! A massive thank you to you all! Congratulations to all those who entered!

    January 2023
  • Seriously an awesome experience. Thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to show my screenplay. I look forward to submitting again in the future!

    January 2023
  • Paul Mortsolf

    Fantastic festival. Thank you for including me and my screenplay.

    January 2023
  • Bilal Hussain

    It was a pleasure being part of this film festival, the festival is kind and has great communication. Thank you for selecting my short screenplay Robbers In A Wheelchair as a semi-finalist. looking forward to submitting more screenplays here in the future.

    January 2023