Screenwriters of underrepresented backgrounds will have the chance to win mentorship meetings with our diverse lineup of industry pros. This mentorship will occur in the fall of 2020 via Skype or other forms of video conference. The purpose of the Diversity Mentorship contest is to impart knowledge on our grand prize winner through the advice and expertise of professionals in film & television industry in a time when diverse voices in media are sought after. Entrants can reside in any country in the world.
The Grand Prize winner of the Diversity Screenwriting contest will win one on one mentorship meetings with industry pros.
Screenwriting Diversity Mentors
Raymond Arturo Perez, writer, Netflix's "Selena: The Series"
Victoria Bachan, Authentic Literary & Talent Management
Crystal Jenkins, co-producer/writer, "Grown-ish"
Mentors are subject to change
Please see our general rules & guidelines for all contests before submitting: www.thefilmempire.com.
Specific Rules Pertaining to this Contest:
Screenwriters must submit original screenplay of a short, feature or tv episode.
There are no limitations on the number of pages.
No genre restrictions.
Our judges will be looking at all aspects of the story to include pacing, structure, organization, etc.
Must be of an underrepresented demographic within the entertainment industry.