Independent Productions Writing Contest

14 Independent Productions are looking for writers and are offering a prize for the winner of a situation comedy writing contest to find new writers interested in writing scripts for independent productions and may enjoy working in sitcom productions.

Similar writing contest offered in July 1st, 2011 received submissions from 630+ scripts with 2 winners sharing the prize and IPD signed 23 writers on 6-month contracts for studio productions.


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Writing Contest Description: Write a 22 minutes sitcom episode involving at least 2 men and 2 women with the emphasis on international travel.

Prize: $10,000 (Shared by winners if multiple winners) + $5,000 for IPD Assignment

Entry Fees: $0 (no entry/submission fee)

Start Submission Date: January 15th, 2018 (writing contest submissions prior to this date will be returned back to sender)

Closing Submission Date: July 1st, 2018

Special Requirements: The judging panel is looking for an outstanding shortlist of material and are using the writing contest to discover the very best new writers with a terrific talent and can explore the opportunity for developing their writing skills.

Additional Information: See writing contest detailed information on requirements and entry.

Stephanie, Community Staff