Feature Contest

Mad Wife Productions

is launching season 2 of their annual screenplay contest, now looking for horror, thriller, comedy, action, sci-fi, crime, mystery, etc, feature-length screenplays!


Don’t wait to submit — ONE WINNER PER EVERY 500 ENTRIES — that is 1/500 chances of winning your own feature-film! Max 1500 entries accepted!


Winning writer will get option to purchase payment, backend profits, and a writing credit in the film!


The winner of our first contest — Rachel Taenzler’s TV show Memory Lane is currently in post-production and slated for release in early 2022: Memory Lane IMDb

You can check out Mad Wife Productions reel  here

Mad Wife Productions will pick between 1 and 3 scripts and take them to production ASAP!

We are looking for great stories that we can develop with the writer! Early drafts, shorts and treatments are accepted!

Length: 60+ pages

Horror or thriller scripts in any subgenres, including:
Contained sci-fi
Other (as accepted by the judges)

Other genres, such as

  • Story should have limited number of characters and locations (ideally <20) or something we can modify to meet these requirements.
  • We are mainly looking for great stories and anything that can be revised to meet the above requirements will be eligible.

If you submit a short script or a treatment, you can update that to a full feature script for free at anytime during the contest period.

If you have more than one script that fits the criteria, you can submit subsequent scripts for 50% off after your first submission (please contact us to get discount code).

Update your feature script at any time for $15.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions!




Winning screenplay will get produced (up to 3 winners will be chosen)!

Winning writer will get option to purchase payment, backend profits and a writing credit in the film!

All finalists will receive Thank You IMDb credit in the film!


Rules & Terms

  • Winning writer(s) need to own all rights to the script and sign an option to purchase agreement.
  • Winning writer(s) grant the producers and directors of Mad Wife Productions full creative control.
  • Except where prohibited by law, submission of written materials constitutes each entrant’s consent to Mad Wife Productions and its agents’ and sponsor’s use of entrants’ names, likenesses, photographs, and/or personal information for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration. This includes audio-visual information pertaining to the in-house development, analysis, and coverage in relation to writer’s submitted works. All uses of any entrants’ information will at all times be in accordance with our Privacy Policy.
  • All fees submitted are non-refundable.
  • BY SUBMITTING YOUR MATERIALS YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THESE CONDITIONS. You agree to release and hold harmless Mad Wife Productions, its subsidiary, parent and affiliated companies, prize contributors, judges, screenplay analysts, sponsors, and any other organizations responsible for administering, advertising or promoting your submission of material, and every one of their respective members, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) past and present from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to damages and negligence to property and persons, including but not limited to invasion of privacy, defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, copyright, infringement of trademark or other intellectual property rights relating to a participant’s submission of materials and/or acceptance or use or misuse of prize; provided however, that such release will not apply to any commercial exploitation of the script by a Released Party in violation of your rights under applicable copyright law; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Mad wife Productions and its sponsor, agents and employees from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or entrant’s use or misuse of Prize.
  • We reserve the right to amend these rules at any time, including extending the contest period if needed.

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