July 8, 2019 (Early) $50 if paid by check, $52 (if paid electronically, includes processing fee)
August 5, 2019 (Final) $75, if paid by check, $77 (if paid electronically, includes processing fee)

Click here to review the 2019 Rules/Regulations.



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If you are eligible for the one of the awards below, please include proof of residency, Micheaux eligibility form or proof of current student enrollment. (See rules and regulations for details.)

Regional AwardStudent Award

Logline (Three sentence maximum describing your screenplay)

How did you learn about the competition?

What makes your screenplay “shootable” in the Greater Philadelphia region?

All entrants are encouraged to register their screenplay with the Writers’ Guild of America.

Upload Supporting Documents (screenplay, and if applicable regional proof, Micheaux eligibility form, or copy of student ID)

ID, if applying for regional prize (and/or student ID, if a student):

Oscar Micheaux Award eligibility form, if applicable:

By checking the box below, as a condition of entering the Competition, I (you, the applicant) agree to the terms and hereby certify that:

1. I have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Official Rules & Regulations.
2. I am the sole author of the screenplay, titled above, which I herewith submit to the Competition. I am the sole and exclusive owner of all rights thereto and have full right and authority to submit the screenplay to you.
3. I will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Competition, Greater Philadelphia Filmmakers, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, the Competition judges & sponsors individually and collectively, including their heirs, personal representatives, officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns, from and against all claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, judgments, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties based on any screenplays or other material submitted by me to the Competition.
4. I hereby grant the Competition the nonexclusive right to use my name, photograph, and likeness in connection with any and all publicity and promotional activities regarding the Competition.
5. I understand the Competition accepts no responsibility for non-receipt or loss of my screenplay, and I hereby agree to remain fully liable in connection therewith. I further understand that the Competition will not return, and is not obligated to return my screenplay (or any other materials that I have submitted to the Competition) to me.
6. I assert that the submitted screenplay is not currently in production.
7. I hereby agree to abide by the decisions of the Competition Sponsors and Competition Judges with regards to all matters and decisions, including those decisions involving their sole discretion, relating to the Competition.

Check this box to agree.

Click ‘Submit’ button and you will be directed to payment page.