The Las Vegas Screenplay Contest was created to discover and recognize emerging independent screenwriters. There are the priceless opportunities to have your winning screenplay see life beyond the contest and reach agents, directors and producers. With your Las Vegas Screenplay Contest Award and title, you will already be recognized as a known talent.  

Prizes will be awarded by our judging panel in the categories of Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction, Family, Historical Drama, Suspense Thriller, Horror, Stage Play and Television Scripts. The judges will select a Genre Grand Prize Winner and two Honorable Mention Winners from each category. In addition to the Genre Awards there will be an Overall Best Script Grand Prize Award, the contest's most prestigious honor.

Last but not least, 10 Official Finalists will be selected based on the highest scored remaining entries in each official category.

Winners and Honorable Mentions will receive prize packages consisting of combinations of the following prizes and benefits from our sponsors and partners:

  • Phone or in-person consultations with Literary Agencies and Talent Managers
  • Screenwriting Software and Products
  • Free and Discounted Products and Services from our Sponsors