Screenplay Competition Awards

Movie Magic Screenwriter Screenplay Competition

Movie Magic Screenwriter

There are three Finalists chosen in the Comedy Features category, three Finalists chosen in the Comedy Shorts category, three Finalists chosen in the Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot category, and three Finalists chosen in the Half Hour Comedy TV Spec Script category..

A Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the Finalists in each category. Prizes are subject to change.


The winner of the Best Comedy Feature Award will receive:


The L.A. Comedy Scripts Best Comedy Short winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (April 26-29, 2012)
  • Up to $1,000 towards round-trip airfare and local accommodations
  • Copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 software ($250 value)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The L.A. Comedy Scripts Best Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (April 26-29, 2012)
  • Up to $1,000 towards round-trip airfare and local accommodations
  • Copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 software ($250 value)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The L.A. Comedy Scripts Best Half-Hour Comedy TV Spec Script winner will receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Two (2) VIP Festival Passes to the L.A. Comedy Shorts Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA (April 26-29, 2012)
  • Up to $1,000 towards round-trip airfare and local accommodations
  • Copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 software ($250 value)
  • In-person meeting with management/production company (TBD). Previous meetings have included:
    • Benderspink, a management/production company (American Pie films, The Hangover)
    • Generate, a talent management (Janeane Garofalo, Ryan Eggold, Patton Oswalt) and production company (David Alan Grier's Chocolate News on Comedy Central, Comedians of Comedy)
    • Mosaic Media Group, an A-list management (Will Ferrell, Judd Apatow, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jim Carrey) and production company whose credits include Elf, Get Smart, and Stepbrothers


The remaining Finalists in the Comedy Shorts, Comedy Features, Half-Hour Comedy TV Pilot and Half-Hour Comedy TV Spec Script categories will each receive:

 

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UPDATES

  • Sept 4, 2012 - CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 2013 season is now open! Earlybird deadline ends October 4th, so submit now!.