Scriptwriting Contest 2013: $8,500 in Prizes

UA Student Scriptwriting Contest

First Place: $5,000
Second Place: $2,500
Third Place: $1,000

Bonus: One script will be produced by Seinfeld director Tom Cherones on location in Tuscaloosa!*


Before submitting a script, please read the full guidelines, available here.

  • All work must be original, written by a University of Alabama undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Script should be a short feature, 20-30 minutes in length.
  • No elaborate sets or locations; must be able to shoot the script in/around Tuscaloosa. No car crashes, explosions, or special effects.
  • Scripts must be in proper format, with correct grammar and spelling; must be bound by 2 brads only–top & bottom left margin.

Decision of the judges is final.

How to submit your script:

  • Submit two copies of your script to the TCF Office (room 484 Phifer Hall) 
  • Include the contest submission form (click here or pick one up in the TCF office)

Deadline for submissions is December 6, 2013!

*To be produced by a student crew from TCF 442.