One of the most prestigious screenwriting competitions in 2017 is now accepting feature film script submissions! The Academy Nicholl Fellowship is an international screenwriting contest run by the Oscars. This screenwriting contest accepts all genre feature films.

About the Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Competition

The Oscars screenwriting contest is one of the most important contests of the year.
Many past Academy Nicholl winners have gone on to have incredibly successful careers after winning this screenwriting contest.
Winners have gotten staffed on top TV shows and had their feature film scripts produced into major motion pictures.

Each year, Academy Nicholl Fellows have contributed to major theatrical releases, with past titles including Transformers: Age of Extinction and Short Term 12, and television programs such as Castle and The Vampire Diaries.

In the past three decades, the Academy Nicholl Fellowships has fostered dynamic writing talent in entertainment ranging from major blockbusters to acclaimed indie hits.

Contest Deadlines for 2017:

  • Early Entry: March 7 ($45)
  • Regular Entry: April 10 ($60)
  • Late Entry: May 1 ($85)

Enter your feature film script into the Academy Nicholl Fellowship.

Lara Wilson

Lara Wilson

Editor at NY Literary Magazine
Lara holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature. She's a native New Yorker, an after-school English tutor, and a bookworm.
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