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Women Writing Competition

Broadening its mission to cultivate opportunities for and about women, SeriesFest is proud to partner with Big Swing Productions (founded by Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Kyra Sedgwick, Meredith Bagby and Valerie Stadler) for the Women Writing Competition to discover and celebrate bold new series with a distinctly female perspective. The script writing competition gives female artists the opportunity to share diverse ideas through visual media and create unique and powerful roles for women.

Submissions currently closed. More details on the next cycle coming soon.

Key Dates and Fees

Jun 17, 2019
Jul 12, 2019
Jul 26, 2019
Entry Fees $25 $35 $55
Fees are paid through the submission process.

Entry Materials

Pilot Script

Pilot script for a female-centric story (not to exceed 80 pages in length). We are accepting concepts for a 30-minute or 60-minute series. 

Character Descriptions

Series regular and recurring character descriptions (not to exceed 3 pages)

Submission Fee

See fee schedule above for details.


To be eligible for the contest, entrants must be female and aged 18 years or older. Limit one entry per person. Each entry must include only one (1) script. Entries must be written in English. Scripts must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by a third party.

Please note, entry materials will not be returned.

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