About us

Today, there is unprecedented demand throughout the media universe for good screenwriting talent.

The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards was created to fill that demand and to discover writers who are ready to do so. Never before have so many established, Hollywood professionals come together to serve that demand help those promising writers.

Our mission is simple: to provide the place where good writers become paid writers.

OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Adam Parham Competition Coordinator

Adam is a university screenwriting cum laude graduate and seasoned script analyst and editor, managing all competition submissions and coordinating writer communications (he’s older than he looks!).

Una Saran Administrative Director

Una has a deep background in film distribution, sales, and marketing. The company “problem solver,” she manages day-to-day operations, with oversight of the Customer Service Team and the company’s social media platforms.

Bob McCullough Content & Editorial Director

Winner of the Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Writing and Producing on the “101 Best Written TV Series” of all time, Bob has 200+ produced film and television credits. He’s the author of multiple screenwriting books, and frequently mentors up-and-coming writers in all genres.

FEATURE SCREENPLAY

  • $1,000 CASH
  • Holiday Award Trophy
  • 1-to-1 personal consultation with Producers on our Judging Panel. Full breakdown at Slated.com
  • Media Publicity

SUBMIT

TV SCRIPT

  • $500 CASH
  • Holiday Award Trophy
  • 1-to-1 personal consultation with Producers on our Judging Panel.
  • Media Publicity

SUBMIT

SHORT SCREENPLAY

  • $250 CASH
  • Holiday Award Trophy
  • 1-to-1 personal consultation with Producers on our Judging Panel.
  • Media Publicity

SUBMIT

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Why submit to The Los Angeles Screenplay Awards?

This is the only screenplay contest founded by a team of Hollywood professionals with more than a century of collective industry experience.

Directors. Screenwriters. Producers. Agents. Actors. Filmmakers

Every member of our team—from administrators to judges--has a powerful resume reflecting extensive produced TV and Film credits.

The Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards--located in the heart of Hollywood's film and television industry-- is considered the best screenplay contest in the business, with an exclusive judging panel of established Hollywood Industry Professionals.

Our Judges work directly with the biggest Hollywood companies:

Everyone on the administrative team and our judges roster are all working members of the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, the Producers Guild of America, and the Screen Actors Guild. Each judge has a track record of dealing with film and television scripts ​at the professional level, translating screenplays into world-class movies and TV shows. These are the people who will be judging your script.

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