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Table Read Park City
Grand Prize & Top 10 Announced


Feature / Pilot Grand Prize Winner

Attend the 2020 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals as the Table Read My Screenplay Grand Prize Winner! You'll receive cash, a trip to Park City, a table read of your winning script, and industry connections. Plus, an established director will workshop your script prior to your Table Read Showcase in Park City with professional actors. Prizes include:

  • $1500 Cash
  • Flight & Lodging in Park City
  • Sundance Film Festival Experience
  • Invitation onto the Development Slate
  • ISAConnect Membership
  • Industry Connections
  • Live Table Read of Your Script
  • Sundance Movie Tickets
  • 4 Days of Parties & Events

After the festival, you’ll become an elite member of the ISA Development Slate where the ISA Development team will work with you for a minimum of 1 year to get you and your script in front of producers, literary representatives and other industry executives from companies like Lakeshore Entertainment, Gidden Media, ICM, and others.

60 screenplays from ISA Development Slate writers have been optioned or purchased in the past few years.

Short / Web Series Grand Prize Winner

As the Table Read My Screenplay Short Grand Prize Winner, you will receive a podcast recording of your script by professional actors, to be broadcast on the ISA’s Curious About Screenwriting Network. With over 4600 Industry Pros frequenting the ISA site, plenty of Directors and Producers will hear your words come to life. If you produce your short script within 18 months of winning, we’ll cover your entry fee towards three major short film festivals.

  • $750 Cash
  • Podcast of Your Script on the Curious About Screenwriting Network
  • Consideration for Acceptance onto the ISA Development Slate
  • ISAConnect Membership
  • ($120 Value)


Both Grand Prize Winners Also Receive

CAREER COACHING with Lee Jessup. Over the past 20+ years, Lee has mentored established and emerging screenwriters in film, television and new media, while also consulting and instructing for major networks and studios.

COURSES Jessica Blank's Character Based Story Stucture +
Character Based Story Structure for Episodics Courses

VARIOUS MEDIA OUTLETS, including Creative Screenwriting, will spotlight your success story to their audiences, including agents, managers and producers.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES from the Top 10 and Semi-Finalist categories.

Top 10

  • Script Studio Screenwriting Software
  • ISAConnect Membership ($120 Value)
  • ISA Logline Review ($39 Value)

Additional Prizes

Top 100

(Features & TV Pilots)

Top 25

(Shorts & Web Series)


Features & TV Pilots

EARLY: October 22nd


FINAL: November 28th


EXTENDED FINAL: December 4th


Shorts & Web Series

EARLY: October 22nd


FINAL: November 28th


EXTENDED FINAL: December 4th



Top 100 & Top 25

December 17th

Grand Prize & Top 10

January 2nd

“Winning Table Read…changed the trajectory of my career and amplified my hard work in ways both wonderful and unexpected. I’ve pushed deep into the space where my writing goals have been – I found some amazing representation at Magnet Management and been hired to write two TV movies.”

R.B. Ripley (TRMS New Orleans 2017)

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