Submit Your Screenplay Through MoviePitcher

Submit your screenplay to the Annual Los Angeles IFS Screenplay and Teleplay Competition through MoviePitcher and get the added benefits your project deserves! Please read the eligibility requirements below, submit it and let us make sure your project stands out!

  • 1st Place Best Screenplay + $5,000 Prize
  • 2nd Place Best Screenplay
  • 3rd Place Best Screenplay
  • Best Teleplay

All winners receive a place on the screenwriters Q and A panel at the IFS Screenplay Contest Awards ceremony and our laurel leaf certificate that will be presented to the winners at our Screenwriters Award Ceremony.

Winners will be mentioned in our awards announcement to trade publications, media, agents, production companies, and producers.

Some Winners in attendance will have a chance for Live Read Thru of script with local theater actors.


Competition Results Announcement Schedule

The Feature Screenplay Winner will be announced May 29th, 2019.



Cover pages should include only the following:
Author Name
Copyright Information (if applicable)
IFS issued tracking number.
All scripts must be submitted in English.
Text for the entire screenplay must be formatted in 12 Point Font using Arial, Courier, or American Typewriter font.

General margin rule, 1.5 left, 1 right and 1 top and bottom.

Submission File Format Requirements:

  • PDF (.pdf)
  • Microsoft Word (.doc)
  • Microsoft Word (.docx)
  • Final Draft (.fdr)
  • Final Draft (.fdx)
  • Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  • Rich Text (.rtf)
  • Plain Text (.txt)
  • Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)

Screenplays and Teleplays submitted must not have been previously optioned, purchased or produced to be eligible for our contest.

Entries will not be returned.


Submission Deadline:

March 20, 2019


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