⚠️ Please note! ⚠️
📚 We're only accepting screenplays in English or Romanian.
📽️ The GRAND WINNER will be offered to have the screenplay produced before the end of 2021.
📝 For all the screenplays submitted during the Feedback Deadline (January 28th - February 17th, 2021) we will be offering two letters of feedback, from two specialized script readers.

--- LMISC Updates ---
July 17th 2020
Here is the LMISC#4 GRAND WINNER:
Golden Nib 🥇 ADAM & EVE written by Alexis Williams (Best Short Film Screenplay, 16-30 pages)
Silver Nib 🥈 WHAT CAN IT BE? written by Casey Hagaman (Best Short-Short Film Screenplay, 2-5 pages)
Bronze Nib 🥉 THE SCROUNGERS written by Montgomery Burt (Best Short Film Screenplay, 6-15 pages)
Normally, as the Grand Winner, ADAM & EVE should have been the screenplay we would turn into a movie. Unfortunately, Alexis confirmed that the screenplay is not available for production anymore.
It means that the 2nd placement for Grand Winner, WHAT CAN IT BE?, written by Casey Hagaman, inherits the prize and becomes the screenplay we will be turning into a movie.
Congratulations Alexis, Casey and Montgomery! Sooo happy to have been able to discover your work! Can’t wait to start working on the new film! <3

--- About ---
📽️ LET’S MAKE IT! is a screenwriting contest where the winning screenplay is turned into a movie. 📽️

--- Contest Description ---
Did WE ever dream to have your screenplay produced? Of course! That was the reason to wake up in the morning! So we took our ideas through heaven and hell, wrote them down, took notes and feedback, applied them and wrote again, until we thought we were ready to face the industry.
We went to workshops, meetings and pitch contests, hoping that a production company will get behind our ideas and produce them. But when, after many failed attempts, we understood that none of the participants were getting picked up, that the productions company where there just for the entrees and small talk, we decided to take our future in our hands.
We gathered all our stories, experience and equipment and started making films!

Did YOU ever dream to have your screenplay produced? Perfect! Let’s make it happen!
Under the umbrella of our production company, mc² film, we are all about transforming your ideas, imagination and the world you created into a real movie, ready to go to the festivals and be shown on the cinema screen!
With short and feature films accepted, screened and awarded at festivals in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Germany, Romania, Cyprus, Canada, Bulgaria, Austria, Australia and many more, we are looking for the next big thing, the screenplay that will catch our eyes, melt our hearts and spark our fire!

--- Contest History ---
LET'S MAKE IT! Screenwriting Contest was founded in 2016 by George Gänaeaard and Horia Cucuta.
1️⃣ - The first edition winner was ROSE, written by Luke Walker, a film which was finished in April 2020 under the name of MOTHERS. The film has already been accepted at festivals in Taiwan, UK, Romania, US, Italy, Mexico and India.
More info here: https://filmfreeway.com/mothers2020
2️⃣.1️⃣ - AMERICA, written by Ron Riekki, won the second edition and became a film in February 2019. It also became our most successful project, being accepted at 45+ film festivals from United States, United Kingdom, France, Mexico, Romania, Italy, Greece, Germany, Cyprus, Canada, Bulgaria, Austria and many more, placing as semi-finalist and finalist numerous times and winning 7 awards.
More info here: https://filmfreeway.com/america2019
2️⃣.2️⃣ - Having has such an amazing collaboration with Ron, we've also produced a second screenplay of his, THANK YOU FOR YOUR TEETH!, a stop motion animated film. The film was finished in July 2020 and was already selected in 10+ film festivals, winning 2 awards.
More info here: https://filmfreeway.com/tyfyt2020
3️⃣ - The third edition winner was DRIVEN, written by Paul Weidknecht, a film which is in the production phase, with plans to be filmed before the end of 2021.
4️⃣ - The 4th edition was won by ADAM&EVE, written by Alexis Williams, but as the screenplay wasn't available for production, we will be producing the Silver Winner, WHAT CAN IT BE?, written by Casey Hagaman.

--- Contest Legacy ---
The main goal of LET'S MAKE IT! Screenwriting Contest is to help at least one submitting screenwriters have their screenplay produced into a movie, taken from the script page and projected on the cinema screen. It’s our way to give back, the least we can do to make sure that what we went through, when starting our careers, isn’t just a recurring theme inside the industry.
The second important goal is finding powerful voices and helping make their screenplays better by offering honest and to the point feedback, something we truly appreciate and hunt for on all our projects.

--- Contest Awards ---
Step 1:
🎙️ 9 CATEGORY WINNERS, one for every category, will be selected and offered to have their screenplays recorded as a table read/audio drama.
💰 They will also receive cash prizes in the TOTAL of 💲1000 (offered based on the number of submissions for every category from the previous edition):
$225 - Best Feature Film Screenplay (60+ pages)
$175 - Best Short Film Screenplay (Festival de Cannes length, 6-15 pages)
$125 - Best Short Film Screenplay (16-30 pages)
$125 - Best One-Hour Drama Screenplay (46-75 pages)
$100 - Best Sitcom Screenplay (21-45 pages)
$75 - Best Short-Short Film Screenplay (2-5 pages)
$75 - Best Medium-Length Film Screenplay (31-60 pages)
$50 - Best Webseries Screenplay (20 pages and under)
$50 - Best Micro-Short Film Screenplay (1 page and under)
📝 Plus, two pages of written analysis from at least two of our readers.
🥇 They are also contest finalists and will run for the Grand Winner award.

Step 2:
📽️ The Let’s Make It! #5 GRAND WINNER, selected from the 9 Category Winners, will be offered to have their screenplay produced by the mc² film production company, before the end of 2021.
📝 They will also receive two pages of written analysis from at least three of our readers.

--- Contest Eligibility ---
1) All submitted material must be original, and the sole property of the applicant(s) at the time of submitting.
2) Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned or the work is in the public domain.
3) Entries must be received on or before the deadlines and payment made in full at time of the submission.
4) All ages are eligible, from any country of the world and there is no limit to the number of materials you may submit.
5) All entries must be in English or Romanian.
6) All entries must be uploaded in PDF format and written in the industry standard format (Courier 12 pt font).
7) It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition.
8) For all the screenplays submitted during the Feedback Deadline (January 28th - February 17th, 2021) we will be offering two letters of feedback, of at least two pages each, from two specialized script readers. Screenplays submitted during the other deadlines will not be receiving any letters of feedback.
9) Will we be sending all the feedback files before May 31st, 2021.
10) There will be selected 9 CATEGORY WINNERS, one for every category.
11) There will be cash prizes in the total of $1000 for the 9 Category Winners, as mentioned in the Awards & Prizes section.
12) The 9 Category Winners will be offered to have their screenplays recorded as a table read/audio drama.
13) The 9 Category Winners will receive two pages of written analysis from at least two of our readers.
14) The Let’s Make It! #5 GRAND WINNER, selected from the 9 Category Winners, will be offered to have their screenplay produced by the mc² film production company, before the end of 2021.
15) The Let’s Make It! #5 Grand Winner will receive two pages of written analysis from at least three of our readers.
16) If we can't make the film, for reasons above our control (earthquake, wildfires, global pandemic, injury, death) the Grand Winner will be offered an additional prize of $500.
17) If the Grand Winner screenplay is not available for production, the Silver Winner will inherit the main prize and we will produce the Silver Winner screenplay.
18) If the Silver Winner screenplay is not available for production, the Bronze Winner will inherit the main prize and we will produce the Bronze Winner screenplay.
19) If none of the Golden, Silver and Bronze Winners are available for production, we will select one of the other category winners for production.
20) The winner of the production award must sign a contract with MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L., during the first two weeks after being sent the contract, which allows MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L. to produce the film, under no direct financial obligations, with no remuneration due for the acquisition of the screenplay, but with a 20% share of the film profit, in case the film made from the script returns profit.
21) Competition judges, readers and employees of the Let’s Make It! Screenwriting Contest or mc² film production company, past and present, and their immediate families, are not eligible to enter.

An event organized by MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L.
CUI: 43171055 / EUID: ROONRCJ40/13245/2020
Sos. Pandurilor 60, Sector 5, Bucuresti, Romania

Step 1:
🎙️ 9 CATEGORY WINNERS, one for every category, will be selected and offered to have their screenplays recorded as a table read/audio drama.
💰 They will also receive cash prizes in the TOTAL of 💲1000 (offered based on the number of submissions for every category from the previous edition):
$225 - Best Feature Film Screenplay (60+ pages)
$175 - Best Short Film Screenplay (Festival de Cannes length, 6-15 pages)
$125 - Best Short Film Screenplay (16-30 pages)
$125 - Best One-Hour Drama Screenplay (46-75 pages)
$100 - Best Sitcom Screenplay (21-45 pages)
$75 - Best Short-Short Film Screenplay (2-5 pages)
$75 - Best Medium-Length Film Screenplay (31-60 pages)
$50 - Best Webseries Screenplay (20 pages and under)
$50 - Best Micro-Short Film Screenplay (1 page and under)
📝 Plus, two pages of written analysis from at least two of our readers.
🥇 They are also contest finalists and will run for the Grand Winner award.

Step 2:
📽️ The Let’s Make It! #5 GRAND WINNER, selected from the 9 Category Winners, will be offered to have their screenplay produced by the mc² film production company, before the end of 2021.
📝 They will also receive two pages of written analysis from at least three of our readers.

the time of submitting.
2) Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned or the work is in the public domain.
3) Entries must be received on or before the deadlines and payment made in full at time of the submission.
4) All ages are eligible, from any country of the world and there is no limit to the number of materials you may submit.
5) All entries must be in English or Romanian.
6) All entries must be uploaded in PDF format and written in the industry standard format (Courier 12 pt font).
7) It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition.
8) For all the screenplays submitted during the Feedback Deadline (January 28th - February 17th, 2021) we will be offering two letters of feedback, of at least two pages each, from two specialized script readers. Screenplays submitted during the other deadlines will not be receiving any letters of feedback.
9) Will we be sending all the feedback files before May 31st, 2021.
10) There will be selected 9 CATEGORY WINNERS, one for every category.
11) There will be cash prizes in the total of $1000 for the 9 Category Winners, as mentioned in the Awards & Prizes section.
12) The 9 Category Winners will be offered to have their screenplays recorded as a table read/audio drama.
13) The 9 Category Winners will receive two pages of written analysis from at least two of our readers.
14) The Let’s Make It! #5 GRAND WINNER, selected from the 9 Category Winners, will be offered to have their screenplay produced by the mc² film production company, before the end of 2021.
15) The Let’s Make It! #5 Grand Winner will receive two pages of written analysis from at least three of our readers.
16) If we can't make the film, for reasons above our control (earthquake, wildfires, global pandemic, injury, death) the Grand Winner will be offered an additional prize of $500.
17) If the Grand Winner screenplay is not available for production, the Silver Winner will inherit the main prize and we will produce the Silver Winner screenplay.
18) If the Silver Winner screenplay is not available for production, the Bronze Winner will inherit the main prize and we will produce the Bronze Winner screenplay.
19) If none of the Golden, Silver and Bronze Winners are available for production, we will select one of the other category winners for production.
20) The winner of the production award must sign a contract with MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L., during the first two weeks after being sent the contract, which allows MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L. to produce the film, under no direct financial obligations, with no remuneration due for the acquisition of the screenplay, but with a 20% share of the film profit, in case the film made from the script returns profit.
21) Competition judges, readers and employees of the Let’s Make It! Screenwriting Contest or mc² film production company, past and present, and their immediate families, are not eligible to enter.

An event organized by MC PATRAT FILM S.R.L.
CUI: 43171055 / EUID: ROONRCJ40/13245/2020
Sos. Pandurilor 60, Sector 5, Bucuresti, Romania

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  • Seanan Palmero

    Communication with the festival was great and applicants were informed of the festival's decision to add rankings within specific categories instead of only announcing which script advanced from each. This increased transparency and community, thanks!

    September 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much, Seanan!
    Really appreciate your feedback!

  • Iman Davari

    I can just say: AMAZING FESTIVAL!!!

    July 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you for your nice words, Iman! Keep doing a great job!

  • ali jalali

    Thank you so much ❤❤

    July 2020
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    Response from festival:

    Your very welcome, Ali! ❤

  • mc² film did an absolutely fantastic job with the production of my screenplay America. I highly recommend this screenplay competition. Send them your very best writing.

    March 2019
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you, Ron! Congrats for writing so amazingly well!

  • Avon Singh

    Awesome festival, excellent critical review and great service

    June 2018
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    Response from festival:

    Thank you so much, Avon!