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2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition: Entries Now Being Accepted

From Steven Ginsberg, Ithaca College:

2018 Rod Serling Scriptwriting Competition 

Entries Now Being Accepted 

Sponsored by Park School of Communications, 

Ithaca College 

DEADLINE: Monday, September 17, 2018


The script competition is open to non-produced, or non-optioned writers only. Any applicant who has earned money or other consideration as a screenwriter for theatrical films or television, or as a playwright for the legitimate theatre, or for the sale of, or sale of an option to, any original story, treatment, screenplay, play, or teleplay will not be eligible for the competition.

Each script must be 10-20 pages in length (no exceptions!) written in the same genre and style that would have been suitable to conform with episodes for either THE TWILIGHT ZONE or NIGHT GALLERY. More specifically, this means displaying traits of either a horror or a science fiction genre, while exhibiting strong traditional or contemporary social themes.

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked or received via email by Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. The top 5 finalists will be read by a panel of industry professionals as well as Carol Serling.

Prizes:  First Place: $250 / Second Place: $150 / Third Place: $100

For detailed submission guidelines and more information visit:

Rod Serling taught at Ithaca College from 1967 until his death in 1975. Ithaca College is now home to the Rod Serling Archives consisting of television scripts, movie screenplays, stage play scripts, films, published works by Serling, unproduced scripts, and secondary materials.

Check out my new guide on Banned and Censored Media

Here is my new LibGuide for Banned and Censored Media:

Feedback is welcomed!!

This year Banned Books Week will be held from September 23-29th.  We hope to plan a Read Out event so stay tuned.