Thank you to all the writers who submitted to Big Break this year.
We look forward to another successful contest year in 2017! Download our free Guide to Entering (and Winning) The Big Break Contest. The winners of the 2009 Final Draft Big Break Contest have been announced.
Winners of the feature and TV finalist prizes are also responsible for dividing the cash and prizes amongst themselves.
You may enter the contest, but the script must be written in English so that our readers can read it.
The 2016 judges will be announced as they are confirmed.
Deadines and the associated Entry fees: .00 - Early Bird Deadline – February 29, 2016 .00 - Standard Deadline – June 30, 2016 .00 - Extended Deadline – July 15, 2016 Dates reflect deadlines for electronic submission of scripts.
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In addition to their trip and red-carpet awards ceremony, they enjoyed cash prizes and meetings with industry leaders. The winners of the 2008 Final Draft Big Break Contest have been announced.
In addition to their trip and red-carpet awards ceremony, they enjoyed cash prizes and meetings with industry leaders.
We’re thrilled to announce the top scripts in each genre.
From high-impact thriller to half-hour comedy these stories blew us away with their stellar craft and unparalleled heart.
We've received submissions from Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, France, Spain, Zimbabwe and China, to name a few.