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Program Description

Film Daily is looking for the voices of the new generation. Each month, we launch a new opportunity in a genre for talented screenwriters to win, and are delighted to announce our first competition.

Our screenwriting prize is awarded for comedy, horror, sci-fi, and drama scripts, shorts, and pilots. We wanted to spread the love and made a special 50%-off discount code for your community. Just enter FriendsFD at checkout.

Deadlines and Fees

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017
Category 2
Standard Fee

Program Benefits

Eleven chances to win with Film Daily's Screenwriting Competition. Prizes are awarded for:

  • Comedy Feature Film Script - £1000 award
  • Comedy Short Film Script - £700 award
  • Comedy TV Pilot Script - £500 award
  • Drama Feature Film Script - £1000 award
  • Drama Short Film Script - £700 award
  • Drama TV Pilot Script - £500 award
  • Horror Feature Film Script - £500 award
  • Horror Short Film Script - £500 award
  • Horror TV Pilot Script - £250 award
  • Sci-Fi Feature Film Script - £500 award
  • Sci-Fi Short Film Script - £400 award

Announcement Dates

July 25, 2017


We are open to all writers; whether you’re a seasoned pro or a first-timer with a great idea.

Feature film scripts: Max 120 mins. 
Short film scripts: Max 30 mins. 
TV pilot scripts: Max 55 mins.

Submission Fees: 
We are dedicated to providing a platform for all. Our submission fees are low and go directly into competition prize monies and employing readers. As such we do not provide any submission waivers. 

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