Get ready to rumble! It’s time to throw down your screenwriting skills and see if you’ve got what it takes to be the last writer standing!
Enter the 48-Hour Screenplay Throwdown to flex your writing skills and pit your quick script up against other writers in the WD community!
Five finalists will have their script submissions read & judged by professional screenwriter Daniel Petrie Jr. (Beverly Hills Cop, Turner & Hooch).
FREE to submit! Effortless to enter! And a fantastic opportunity to win prizes that’ll help support your writing journey!
SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED
Finalists and 1st Place Winner Announced!
Thank you to all the writers who submitted!
See the Finalists & 1st Place Winner
No matter what genre you choose to write in or what tone your story takes, your script submission MUST embody this Throwdown Theme.
The 48-Hour Screenplay Throwdown will begin Monday, February 15th @ 12:00 AM PST
Your submission must be entered by Tuesday, February 16th @ 11:59 PM PST
FIVE FINALISTS WILL WIN
- Access to select Indie Film Hustle Academy courses
- $50 WriterDuet credits to be used towards any WD subscription
- Script Submission featured as a Readable Publish Link and read/judged by Former President of the Writers Guild of America West Daniel Petrie Jr.
THE 1st PLACE WINNER WILL WIN
- Free Professional Script Coverage from Bulletproof Screenwriting (for any project, feature film or TV series)
- Feedback on Throwdown script submission from the featured judge Daniel Petrie Jr.
- A WriterDuet Pro Lifetime subscription
ABOUT THE FEATURED JUDGE
Daniel Petrie Jr. is an Academy Award-nominated writer, producer, and director of film and television. He is best known for pioneering the sub-genres of action comedy and buddy cop films through films like Beverly Hills Cop and Turner & Hooch. He served as President of the Writers Guild of America, West between 1997 and 1999, and then again between 2004 and 2005.
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ABOUT INDIE FILM HUSTLE
After over 25 years in the film business and watching countless of his fellow filmmakers get chewed up by the Hollywood machine, Alex Ferrari decided to create Indie Film Hustle. IFH is a resource dedicated to dropping truth bombs on filmmakers with a no-nonsense approach. Learn how hustle, truth, and knowledge can take you anywhere.
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You must be at least 13 years of age to enter. If you are under the age of 13 you are not permitted to enter. If you are over the age of 13 but under the age of 18, entry into this contest and acceptance of any prize awarded in the event of a winning script requires you to have the consent of your parent or guardian. No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited.
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