Screenwriting Competitions are underway…and  “participation in these contests is one of the most proactive ways to expand the market for your creative projects.” It is very beneficial for you to enter Screenwriting Competitions often.

Creators Vault’s primary reason for supporting and sponsoring Screenwriting Competitions is to help participants move their projects forward through our support of the host organizations and sponsor awards to a range of winners. There are many choices available to screenwriters and we encourage you to participate in as many as possible. Several good sources for highly recommended competitions are (, (, and (, and many others. Make the choices that best suit your needs.

At this writing, we would like to highlight the current Screenwriting Competitions that Creators Vault supports and sponsors.

NYISA New York International Screenplay Awards has been founded to bring together screenwriters (amateur or professional) from all around the world who aspire to connect with US producers and explore new markets. All through the years, NYISA has received submissions from more than twenty countries, and the winners have had the chance to promote themselves and their scripts to producers in the US. NYISAs jury members are mostly New York Producers, Script Doctors and Filmmakers; so, from the first moment they submit, their scripts are being read by industry professionals. NYISA also provides a workshop “How To Write An Award-Winning Screenplay”, Script Doctoring Services and Screenwriting Courses to everyone who wants to improve their writing skills or scripts. Source at

Table Read Genre Screenplay Competition – Accepting Features, TV Pilots, Shorts & Web Series – Everything you want from the festival experience, including;
✔️ FiIm Showcase – Table read with professional director & actors.
✔️ Networking – Roundtable conversation with industry executives after table read.
✔️ Career Advice – A general meeting with an industry executive.
✔️ Cash – $1,000 to each Genre Winner.
✔️ Connections – Continued career development, pitch consultation & more.
✔️ Invitation – Onto the ISA Development Slate

80 ISA Development Slate writers have had their projects optioned, sold or produced! Source at

Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition – We’re searching for emerging screenwriters with exceptional screenplays in seven genre categories. The winner of each genre category will receive $2500 cash. Of the seven scripts selected, one of you will go on to win the Grand Prize and receive an additional $7500. You will also be accepted onto the ISA Development Slate, where the Career Development team will work with you for a minimum of one year to get you and your script in front of top producers, literary reps and other industry executives from companies like Lakeshore Entertainment, Gidden Media, ICM, and others. Source at incorporates these organizations as part of our Support & Sponsorship Program and are referenced on our website Resources Page We are constantly looking to expand our support to benefit screenwriters. Continue to strive for success by Creating – Protecting – Marketing your projects. You can Copyright Register your projects at https:///

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