Deadline:

July 1, 2020, 12:00 PM noon EST

Location:

 Online and United State

(Award)

Description

SIR PETER USTINOV TELEVISION SCRIPT WRITING AWARD

Each year, The Foundation administers the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting.

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Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

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Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Applicant must be a non-U.S. citizen (non-U.S. citizens currently studying in the U.S. are eligible.)
  • The Applicant must not have reached his/her 30th birthday as of December 31, 2020.
  • The Applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age upon completion of entry form.
  • The Applicant cannot be an Employee or a relative of a staff member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
  • The Applicant must deliver an original completed DRAMA script for television (Drama Series: A dramatic production in which theme, storyline, and main characters are presented under the same title.)
  • The script must be submitted in English.
  • The script must be a minimum of a half-hour and a maximum of one-hour commercial length.
  • The script should be a stand-alone or pilot script, not a random episode that is part of a series.
  • Entries must be original work of the participant.
  • All Applicants must complete the entry and release forms to be eligible.
  • Applicants must not have had a script, or contributed any written words, to any fiction material originally produced for and aired on television or distributed over-the-top (digitally) prior to date of entry. This includes any credit as story editor; script supervisor; or writer assistant.
  • Material that has previously been sold or is currently under option may not be submitted.
  • Only one entry per scriptwriter will be accepted.
  • If part of a writing team, each scriptwriter must meet all of the eligibility requirements without exception. o In the event that the winning script has multiple writers, only one writer must be designated to receive the award, prize money, and trip to New York
  • Previous winners of this award or any award/fellowship given by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation are not eligible.
  • There is no entry fee to submit a script into the competition.

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Opportunity Cost

(Award)

The award winner receives $2,500, a trip to New York City, and an invitation to the International Emmy® Awards Gala in November.

How to Apply

First Step: create an account here.

Second Step:Submit the script and a summary of the script (100-250 words).

Third Step:send to this email: foundation@iemmys.tv:

  • A signed copy of the entry/release form (scanned)
  • A one (1) page resume or biography of the writer.
  • An official proof of age (including but not limited to: Passport, Driver’s License, Photo ID…).
  • The script (including a cover page listing the title of the script, the author’s name, address, telephone.
  • number and email) as a .pdf.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Marwa Bouzidi/ Algeria

Reviewed by” nourhan ashraf/ egypt
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Get $2,500 and a trip to New York City in TELEVISION SCRIPTWRITING AWARD for women 2020

Each year, The Foundation administers the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting.

Deadline:July 1, 2020 at 12 noon (EST)
Location:Online and United State
Prize:The award winner receives $2,500, a trip to New York City, and an invitation to the International Emmy® Awards Gala in November.
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