UNLV FILM Short Script Competition

The UNLV FILM Short Script Competition honors excellence in screenwriting.

Applying for the Award

Do you have the "write stuff"? UNLV FILM would like to recognize short scripts that are outstanding examples of the art of screenwriting.

For the 2020 competition, please submit a script of 10 pages or less, any genre or style, with industry-standard formatting.

All UNLV film majors and/or students from other majors who have taken at least two film courses at UNLV are eligible to participate. Up to three entries per student may be submitted. (If you make an error and wish to re-submit one of your scripts, start a new application. The most recent submission of each script will be considered in the competition.)

  • First place - $300
  • Second place - $200
  • Third place - $100

Submissions will be accepted until April 5, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

Winners will be announced at the UNLV Film Honors Celebration on May 4, 2020.