Alex and Nick discuss television writing competitions, their personal experiences with them, and whether or not they’re worth participating in.
Which TV writing competitions are out there? What should you consider before paying and submitting your script? What do you actually get out of them? What if you win and nothing happens?
The Paper Team submits their entry fee…
1 – What are screenwriting competitions? (00:32)
2 – Why you should enter TV writing competitions (01:56)
3 – Competitions that are out there and our own experiences (09:44)
4 – What you should consider before entering a competition (22:50)
5 – What if I win and nothing happens? What if my win is old news? (27:41)
Takeaways and Next Week On (31:42)
Academy Nicholl Fellowships
Tracking Board’s Launch Pad
“Answers to the questions I’ve been asked” – Mickey Fisher
Austin Film Festival Competition
JHRTS Pilot Competition
How to Meet People in LA (When You Don’t Know Anyone) (PT03)
Final Draft’s Big Break Contest
Special thanks to Jason J. Cohn for helping us edit this episode.
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