This contest is open to anyone except all employees, directors, associates, the immediate families of StoryPros, and all the affiliates and/or sponsors.
The script must have title page containing: the title, author's name, E-mail address, phone number and home address. WGA Registration or Federal Registered Copyright is recommended but not required.
Submissions must be: feature length (narrative); 70-130 pages. Exceptions to these page limits are possible but the author(s) must obtain permission in advance from StoryPros.
Script must be in industry standard format. Formatting is taken into consideration in judging.
The screenplay must be written in English. Font must be 12-point Courier, Courier New or Courier Final Draft.
If a hardcopy entry is submitted, it must be bound with two or three brads and have card stock covers.
Multiple entries are permissible, but each entry must be accompanied by its own full Entry Form, signed, and an applicable entry fee.
Once a script has been entered, no substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages will be considered. You may submit a revised draft of your script, as a new submission and pay the appropriate entry fee applicable at the time of re-entry -- if so, your prior version will no longer be in competition.
Adaptations from other works are permissible provided you have the writer's written permission to adapt the work.
Adaptations of works in the public domain are permissible.
Collaborative work is eligible, but both authors must be listed on the entry form and both sign the official Entry Form, contest terms, rules and regulations form, and general release waiver. The writers are responsible for the distribution of the contest prize (s) between themselves.
Writers under the age of 18 years old have parental permission to enter.
The screenplay must not have been previously sold or produced for profit or currently under option. Prior contest winning scripts from other contests are acceptable, but not prior StoryPros sponsored contest "prize winning entries" which are not eligible. Prize winning entries are considered entries that were awarded prizes of any kind. Prior entries that received quarterfinalist, semi-finalist, or finalist awards are eligible for entry into this contest.
At any time during the contest, you are free to submit your screenplay to any other person, contest, producer, agent, and/or organization.
Entering this contest will not limit your copyright in any way. You retain all rights (100%) to your property.