The chosen recipients will receive ongoing professional support and a special trip to Los Angeles for meetings and introductions to key entertainment executives, producers and representatives. To apply, simply submit your feature film script or original television script, along with an optional cover letter here on this application page.
Apply now and join a growing community of visionary screenwriters with meaningful connections to Hollywood mentors.
Past ScreenCraft Fellowship winners have optioned their projects and signed with top representatives at 3 Arts Entertainment, United Talent Agency, Creative Artists Agency, Anonymous Content, Paradigm Talent Agency, ICM, Bellevue Productions, Plattform and more.
Up to four (4) winners will be chosen. All applications must be received by the final deadline on March 1.
The recipients will each receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for one-on-one screenplay development and mentorship meetings at five major studios.
Development Executive at WARNER BROTHERS, the studio behind such films as INCEPTION, HER, INTERSTELLAR, CREED, THE LEGO MOVIE, WONDER WOMAN, THE DARK KNIGHT, HARRY POTTER, AMERICAN SNIPER, and such television shows as RIVERDALE, THE BIG BANG THEORY, SUPERNATURAL and WESTWORLD for HBO.
Development Executive at FOX, the studio behind such acclaimed films as AVATAR, DEADPOOL, INDEPENDENCE DAY, X-MEN, LOGAN, THE MARTIAN and such celebrated television shows as EMPIRE, THE SIMPSONS, NEW GIRL, PRISON BREAK, LUCIFER and LETHAL WEAPON.
Development Executive at SONY, the studio behind such celebrated films as SKYFALL, SPIDER-MAN, HANCOCK, MEN IN BLACK, GROWN UPS and such television shows as BREAKING BAD, THE GOLDBERGS, STRONG, ATYPICAL, THE PREACHER, and BLOODLINE for Netflix.
Development Executive at LIONSGATE, the studio behind such films as THE HUNGER GAMES, LA LA LAND, DIVERGENT, NOW YOU SEE ME, SAW and such television shows as NASHVILLE, MAD MEN, TYLER PERRY’S HOUSE OF PAYNE and many more.
Development Executive at NBC UNIVERSAL, the studio behind such films as JURASSIC WORLD, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, FAST & FURIOUS, KING KONG, GET OUT and such beloved TV shows as THIS IS US, WILL & GRACE, LAW & ORDER, EUREKA, IN PLAIN SIGHT and many more.
Film and television producer of LAST VEGAS (starring Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman), horror blockbuster LIGHTS OUT and HOPE SPRINGS (starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell), and with many more exciting projects in development. Lawrence Grey has engineered two spec screenplay sales for $1M each to major studios. Prior to his career as a producer, Mr. Grey served as Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Production for Mandate Pictures from 2009-2011 and Senior Vice President of Production at Universal Pictures from 2006€‘2009.
Last year the Fellowship received over 2,800 submissions from around the world. Recent recipients of the ScreenCraft Fellowship have gone on to secure agents and managers at top companies including Anonymous Content, Paradigm Talent Agency, 3Arts Entertainment, Kaplan/Perrone and ICM.
ScreenCraft is a screenplay discovery platform and screenwriting education company based in Los Angeles and dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers advance their careers through contests, consulting, events and career development.
LA Airfare & Lodging
The recipients will each receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for industry introductions, meetings and mentorship. Accommodations at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, host to the very first Academy Awards and to Hollywood legends such as Billy Wilder, Shirley Temple, Judy Garland Frank Sinatra!
Mentor meetings with studio executives from 5 studios: Universal, Fox, Sony, Lionsgate, and Warner Bros.
Mentor meetings with literary agents, managers and award-winning screenwriters.
Mentorship with film and TV producer, Lawrence Grey.
Three months of one-on-one consultation and creative development with the ScreenCraft team and network of entertainment industry mentors.
Complimentary passes to Robert McKee’s legendary STORY seminar in either Los Angeles, New York City or London ($865 value)
Complimentary professional screenwriting software courtesy of WriterDuet Pro ($199 value)
Q: Does the title page need to be blank?
A: No, name and title are fine for this contest.
Q: Can I submit from another country?
Q: May I submit a spec episode of a TV show?
A: No, we require all rights to underlying content to be owned by the writer.
(If you are a writer and want to be considered for the TOP 25, you must be an ISAConnect Member)