Enter the inaugural ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE Short Script Competition, where we place your development at the heart of our prizes. We welcome writers at any stage of their careers to submit their short scripts (no longer than 30 pages) - all genre's welcome.
Entries are capped at 500 so don't miss out on this amazing opportunity. Win the chance to work with real executives and leading industry professionals to take your project to the next level.

1st Prize - An exclusive 1-1 with Producer Joel Wilson from Eleven Film (Prod. Sex Education, Netflix), short sizzle reel by Flud Digital and a professional pitch deck.

2nd Prize - A 1-1 session with New York based production house 289 Productions.

3rd Prize - A 1-1 script development session with a member of our panel.

Laurels available for finalists.

Additional MADE IN ESSEX PRIZE - A live table read in Essex of your script with the opportunity to invite a selected audience, a years free membership to ESSEX FILM COLLECTIVE.

Screenwriters retain all control and copyright over submitted material. Scripts must be submitted in standard screenplay format and fonts. Entry fees are non-refundable. Entrants may submit more than one script but must pay a separate entrance fee for each. Judges decisions are final.

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  • Benjamin Mills

    What a brilliant competition! Would love to see more of these.

    February 2024