2013 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award

Each year the Academy’s Foundation administers the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate novice writers under the age of 30 outside of the United States and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. The 2013 competition is now officially open!

Please click here to find the guidelines and rules of the competition, which we hope that you will post within your organizations and forward to your local universities, appropriate media newsletters, and
industry colleagues. The winning scriptwriter will be flown to New York City and presented with a $2,500USD prize at the International Emmy® World Television Festival on November 23, 2013. The winning script will be read by actors in front of an audience at the Festival, and the winner will be invited to take part in the red carpet festivities at the 41st International Emmy® Awards on Monday, November 25.

The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2013. Additionally, if you are interested in participating as a juror or know qualified individuals who might be interested in judging submitted scripts from young writers, please email us at foundation@iemmys.tv.

Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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