Competition Categories

To encourage development of a wide range of screenwriting talent, the New York Screenplay Contest rewards excellence in the following competition categories and lengths.

Prizes will be awarded in all of the following competition categories:

Feature Screenplays (Over 70 Pages)

  • Action / Adventure
  • Biography / Historical
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Family Film
  • Horror / Sci-Fi
  • Thriller

Television Scripts and Pilots

  • Original Drama
  • Original Sitcom
  • Spec Script for Existing Series


    Short Screenplays (Under 70 Pages)

      Stage Plays

        Television Concepts