Fresh Voices is a Hollywood literary consultancy and annual screenplay contest designed to identify, nurture, and bring to market the most promising new voices in screenwriting.
Since 2009, Fresh Voices has been helping screenwriters hone their voice and has developed a successful track record of discovering new screenwriters. Many of their past clients have been signed, optioned, produced, and staffed on TV series.
With over $20,000 Cash & Prizes, free feedback and guaranteed script consideration from leading Hollywood Production Companies, Fresh Voices has become one of the most highly anticipated screenplay competitions of the year for screenwriters and a trusted source of material by the industry.
Fresh Voices offers 10 Competition Categories for Feature Films, TV Pilots and Short Scripts. Each category is judged separately and according to the merits of the genre, maximizing each contestant's chances of winning.
Spotlight AwardsIn addition to the competition categories, Fresh Voices offers 10 Spotlight Awards to highlight various achievements in screenwriting.
**Diversity & Inclusion Award**
Promotes diversity and inclusion on screen. We spotlight screenplays where the main character or a majority of characters are under represented in cinema.
**Culture & Heritage Award**
Encourages writers who bring attention to the importance of culture and heritage in our world through their writing.
Rewards material that highlights social and political issues around the world, as well as writers that strive to make a positive difference through their writing.
**Courage & Fortitude Award**
Spotlights writers who dare to test and break the standard formula and convention of cinema.
|Quarter Finalists + 1 Week Resubmission Period||January 2017|
|Semi Finalists & Awards Shortlist||March 2017|
|Finalists & Awards Nominees||March 2017|