CONGRATS TO THE 2012 Winners! Click on the PDF link below to view the results.
CONGRATS TO THE 2012 FINALISTS! Click on the PDF links below to view the results.
CONGRATS TO THE 2012 SEMI FINALISTS! Click on the PDF links below to view the results.
CONGRATS TO THE 2012 QUARTER FINALISTS! Click on the PDF links below to view the results. The Semi Finalists will be announced next Monday, August 20th.
CONGRATS TO THE 2012 PRELIMINARY FINALISTS! Click on the PDF links below to view the results. The Quarter Finalists will be announced next Monday, August 13th.
Special thanks to all who participated in the 2011 Creative World Awards! This was by far the most competitive year to date, and we are thrilled with the caliber of work received. Below are the links to access the official lists. Congrats to all, and very best wishes to each of you & your writing this fall.
Congrats to the 2011 Winners! Click on the link below to view the complete list.
Congrats to the 2011 Finalists! The Winners will be released next Monday, September 12th.
Congrats to the 2011 Semi-Finalists! Click on the links below to view the official results. Stay tuned in as we will release the 2011 Finalists next Monday.
Congrats to the 2011 Quarter Finalists! Click on the links below to view the official lists. Tune in again next Monday when the Semi-Finalists will be released.
Congrats to the 2011 Preliminary Finalists! Tune in again next Monday when the Quarter Finalists will be released.
Congrats to all, and very best wishes to each of you & your writing this fall!
Recent deals, options, considerations and requests for CWA writers & screenplay contest winners:
From the CWASpring 2013 logline and script promotion, more than 70 scripts requested by production companies with one option pending.
CWA CWA gets 2012 Act-Adv Winner, Scott Lainer, meeting with Literary Mgmnt company, Prolific Entertainment
CWA co-founder, Heather Waters and The Moving Image Xchange option a 2012 quarterfinalist, OFFERINGS. Congrats, Elijah.
CWA co-founder, Marlene Neubauer and Kundali Entertainment option ARMY OF AVARICE, a 2012 entrant. Congrats, Nathan.
CWA promotes 2011 writers: 2011 Comedy Winner, Ted Gurich, in meetings with Summit Talent Agency. Four others being considered for representation.
2010 Winner, Ian Simpson signs with Paradigm.
2010 Finalist, Robert Cholette signs with literary manager, Madhouse Entertainment. Congrats, Robert!
76 Requests from various companies to view scripts - April 2011 (Film Engine Entertainment, After Dark Films, Autonomous Films, Kundali Entertainment, etc.)
CWA gets 2010 Grand Prize Winner, Ian Simpson, Personal Meetings with LionsGate, Inferno Entertainment & VN Entertainment. Best of luck, Ian!
December 2010 - Ian Simpson signs with Literary Mananger, Andrew Kersey of Kersey Management. Congrats, Ian!
CWA gets 2008 script, "Disruptors" written by George Hernandez optioned by Inferno Entertainment - currently in development. Congrats, George!
2009 Grand Prize Winner, Adam Barker, now finalizing negotiations for Options Deal.
CWA works with Kundali Entertainment to sign option on 2 scripts from 2008 Finalist Shepherd’s Moon by John Arends and The List by Alec Carlin have both signed deals with production outfit, Kundali Entertainment. Congrats, John & Alec.
CWA assists Finalist script, "Gary Son of God" from 2008, Kirk Davis and Devin Crowley for Option Deal - in final negotiations. Congrats Kirk & Devin.
Regent Entertainment considering 2009 1st Place Winner: Executive requests/consideration for script, "Boise, USA"
2009 First Place Comedy Winner Gets Consideration with "The Other Woman" by Kurt Smith
Other Recent Requests:
Abbot Management requests Winners of 2009. Colin O’Reilly requests to read Urbanity. Mad Hatter Entertainment requests second place winner of 2009
2010 GRAND PRIZE WINNER
BELOW THE WAIST by R. Ian Simpson
Second Place - BEASTS OF BURDEN by Gavin J. Chalcraft
First Place - DROP AND ROLL by Conor Biller
First Place - DARK HARBOR by Elizabeth Kent
WORRY GHOSTS by Tim Dankanich
Again, we want to extend our sincere thanks to each of you & a special congratulations to our winners!
Heather & Marlene
Congratulations to all who have made it to the semi-finals and finals. Click here to view that list.
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2009 CWA contest:
GRAND PRIZE WINNER
DRAMA / FAMILY
HORROR / THRILLER / FANTASY
CREATIVE CONCEPT AWARD
Congratulations to the Winners of the 2008 CWA contest:
GRAND PRIZE WINNER: Pippa’s Song - Diana Mitchell, Nashville, TN
FIRST RUNNER UP: You Like Chinese Food - Ryan Sager and Jacob Gershman, Brooklyn, NY
SECOND RUNNER UP: The Union County Tragedy - Chris Wimmer & Joey McAdams, Los Angeles, CA
EXTENDED DEADLINE: 6/20/2013 midnight
Features $75 (Entry only) or $105 (With judge's scorecard/brief notes)
*For TV and short script entries, deduct $10 off of the above feature film entry amounts.
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The CWA Blog
We are thrilled to announce an exciting, new collaboration this year with well known story consultant & lecturer MICHAEL HAUGE. Michael will be our guest blogger this year, addressing many relevant angles of the screenwriting process. This is a wonderful opportunity for writers to engage with one of the industry’s leading story consultants on a bi-monthly process, so be sure to check back for his insightful tips on the industry and the craft of screenwriting.
Check out our exclusive industry interviews with some of Hollywood’s A-list writers and filmmakers.
Offered to CWA 2013 entrants, you can receive a 7-9 page comprehensive script analysis covering such elements as identifying and analyzing story arcs, plot development, premise, character development, dialogue critiques, and tightening all critical elements to produce the most potential market value for your script. This option is available to order for $175.
*Delivery: If ordered by Dec 1st, script analyses will be delivered by December 31st. *Please note: A $1 per page fee applies if script is 125 pages or more.