Splitsider

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Hello Splitsider Readers, Do You Have a “Family” Based Comedy In You?

The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment, a group of some of the country’s largest national advertisers, is looking for the freshest take on what’s real — and really funny — about today’s American family.

We helped bring Gilmore Girls, Everybody Hates Chris, Friday Night Lights and 20 other shows you love to TV, and we’ve awarded more than 50 scholarships to young screenwriters at leading universities across the country.

Now we’re looking for the next great story featuring the modern American family.

Go to comedywritercontest.com and share your original, half-hour comedy format script with us for an opportunity to win $5,000, PLUS receive creative guidance and direct input on the winning script from acclaimed writer / producer / director from John Wells!

Who knows? With a little guidance, your script might even be ready for the big pitch. This could be the break you've been dreaming about!

But hurry, the deadline for script submission is October 28th at 11:59 am ET. See Official Rules for full details. Enter online for free at comedywritercontest.com. Brought to you by the ANA's Alliance for Family Entertainment.