DraftOUT is a free screenplay competition that searches for new talent and original scripts from both young and experienced screenwriters. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of outstanding writers and filmmakers through our screenwriting contest. First and foremost, identifying and recognizing talented artists. ​
​We accept scripts from all over the world not just the US and from writers of all shapes and sizes, ethnicities, sexes and sexual orientations.

Best Micro Short Screenplay (Under 2 pages) ---> $20
Best Short Short Screenplay (2- 10 pages) ---> $30
Best Short Screenplay (10 - 30 Pages) ---> $100
Best Mid-Length Screenplay (30 - 60 Pages) ---> $100
Best Feature Screenplay (Over 60 pages) ---> $500
Best Webseries Script (20 pages and under) ---> $50
Best Sitcom Script(20 - 40 pages) ---> $100
Best TV DRAMA Script (40 - 80 pages) ---> $100

1) All submitted material must be original, and the sole property of the applicant(s) at the time of submitting

2) All ages are eligible, from any country of the world and there is no limit to the number of materials you may submit.

3) All entries must be in English.

4) The decisions of the judges are final and shall not be disputed. The contest and its coordinators may not be held responsible for any errors or omissions by the judges.

5) It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition.