Thank you for entering The LAUNCH Million Dollar Screenplay Competition

NOTIFICATION DATES

Winner Announced: August 16th, 2019*

Congratulations to all who entered and made it this far. We are very excited to announce our Top 26 Finalists!

  • Haram by Abdullah Alhendyani, CSU Northridge
  • Uni’tsi: A Cherokee Apologue by Abdullah Alhendyani, CSU Northridge
  • Willin’ by Adam Boland, AFI
  • Carousel by Brady Morell, AFI
  • Artist, Unknown by Brady Morell, AFI
  • Blackout by Daniel Ocho, St. John’s University
  • In The Black by Drew Metcalf, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • Face Time by Ephi Stempler, AFI
  • Romanza by Helen Doremus, Antioch University Los Angeles
  • The Pirates of Fellowship, Maine by James Bentley, UCLA
  • The Tiger’s Daughter by Jason Lee, CSU Northridge
  • The Elephant by Khaila Amazan, University of California, Irvine
  • Misery, Missouri by Lee Whitten, University of Central Oklahoma
  • The Ghost by Lindsey Gudritz, University of Texas at Austin
  • Cowgone by Macey McCartney, Lee College
  • Jade and The Legend of The Lost Emperor by Mary Bronaugh, USC
  • The Show by Obiageli Odimegwu, USC
  • Please Let Everything Be Alright by Paul Chang, UCLA Anderson
  • Ophelia is Dying. by Pimvenus Clark, USC
  • Code of Virtue by Rom Lotan, USC
  • The Naked Sport by Sam Boyer, University of Texas at Austin
  • Glide by Sam Rosenberg, The University of Michigan
  • The G.O.A.T. by Sid Patwa, UCLA
  • Chasing Moksha by Yashna Malhotra, UCLA
  • Ritual by Zemia Edmondson, Pomona College
  • Birdie by Zoe Cheng, USC

Our Board of Judges is reviewing each screenplay and the Top 8 winners will be announced on August 16th*, 2019!

PRIZES

Grand Prize 1st Place

  • Your screenplay will be produced as a feature film with a budget of approx $1,000,000 USD
  • $50,000 Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

2nd Place

  • $15,000 Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

3rd Place

  • $10,000 Grant
  • Representation from a Hollywood Talent Agent and Literary Manager
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

4th Place

  • $7,000 Grant
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

5th Place

  • $6,000 Grant
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

6th Place

  • $5,000 Grant
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

7th Place

  • $4,000 Grant
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)

8th Place

  • $3,000 Grant
  • Script Feedback from the Judging Panel
  • A 12-Month subscription to the SAVE THE CAT!® Story Structure Software (ARV $99.95)
  • All the SAVE THE CAT!® best sellers- Save the Cat!, Save the Cat! Strikes BackBlakes Blogs (ARV $50.85)
  • One (1) copy of the Final Draft Software (ARV $129.99)