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You!
Every participant is also a judge... huh?

All participants judge six other short scripts from different genres than their own. You read two scripts at-a-time and choose a winner. A judgement includes a small amount of feedback about what you liked and what needs work for each script, then answer one question:
"Which script is better?"
Everyone's voice matters and when it comes to pop culture, it is the masses that decide what's on top. Many hands make light work (and cheaper entry fees).
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Click here to join the battle and become a judge!
The final two scripts from each genre are judged by four Industry Professionals...
JUDGES
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Diane Drake
What Women Want, Only You, VP of Creative Affairs for Sydney Pollack

Diane Drake is an accomplished screenwriter, writing instructor, story consultant, author and international speaker. Her first produced original script, Only You, starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Marisa Tomei, sold for one million dollars, while her second produced script, What Women Want, starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, is the second highest grossing rom/com of all time.

Prior to becoming a screenwriter, Diane served as VP of Creative Affairs for Academy Award-winning director/producer Sydney Pollack. She is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America, and has written her debut book on screenwriting, “Get Your Story Straight.” She teaches screenwriting at UCLA, and serves as a mentor at the Rocaberti Writers Retreats in France and Italy.
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Click here for Diane's screenwriting book, "Get Your Story Straight"
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Glenn Gers
Fracture, Mad Money, Like.Share.Follow., Emmy Winner

Glenn Gers has been a professional screen-and-television writer for 25 years. He has worked in a confusingly-diverse array of genres and formats, including courtroom thriller, Fracture (starring Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling), and caper-comedy, Mad Money (starring Diane Keaton, Queen Latifah, Ted Danson and Katie Holmes).

His credits as a writer/director include his romantic thriller, Like.Share.Follow. (produced by Blumhouse, starring Keiynan Lonsdale). Awards for his work include an Emmy, and a special award from the Women’s Film Critic’s Circle. He teaches and coaches at his site, WRITINGFORSCREENS.COM and is offering free lessons and livestream coaching at the YouTube channel Writing For Screens.
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Click here for Glenn's teaching and coaching website
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Click here to check out Pamela's Online Screenwriting Classes
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Pamela Kay
Word Dancer, Academy Nicholl fellow, touring stand-up comic

Pamela Kay won the Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her work has been mentioned in the New York Times, Fade In and W Magazine. Her screenwriting YouTube channel, Word Dancer, has over 33,000 subscribers and over 10,000 students have taken her screenwriting courses.

Before screenwriting, Pamela was a Previz expert using the 3D Storyboard program FrameForge and a stand-up comic touring around the Pacific Northwest appearing in clubs such as the Seattle Comedy Underground, Laughs TV and Uncle D’s.
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Donald H. Hewitt
Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Howl's Moving Castle, Gods of Mars

Screenwriter and WGA member with 20 years of industry experience. Donald Hewitt teaches advanced screenwriting and core screenwriting classes at USC School of Cinematic Arts, and UCLA. His screenwriting class at UCLA has been rated the “Best in LA” by LA Weekly.

Mr. Hewitt’s feature credits include Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning and Oscar-nominated films. He has written for Pixar, Working Title, Miramax, New Line, and Disney. Throughout his extensive film career, Mr. Hewitt has had the privilege of working with some of the top producers in the industry, such as: John Lasseter, Peter Chernin, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, David Heyman, Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Charles Roven and Alex Gartner. Donald Hewitt has also written a mini-series produced by and set to star Sir Ben Kingsley, and is currently writing the upcoming Sci-Fi feature Gods of Mars.