Script to Screen Grant Program
$5000 to make your film. √
Massive production and outreach support from our filmmaking collective. √
Valuable in-kind donations √
An Executive Producer √
[Even if you don’t win, every submission gets feedback from our panel of professional screenwriters.]
Submit Your Script
You must be a paid member of the Couch Film Collective to submit a script.
Become A Member
*By submitting, you are committing to a Couch Film Collective co-production. Couch Film Collective will serve as the Executive Producer. Be sure to review the guidelines and fine print below before submitting.
Submit Script Here*
2021 Dates & Deadlines
Fall 2021 competition will be opening soon (likely in October)! Stay tuned. Below is a rough idea of what the schedule will look like once it opens.
October 1 :: Competition Opens
October 30 (midnight) :: Final Deadline to Submit Your Script
November 21 :: Top Three Finalists Announced
November 26 :: Live Pitch Party for Top Three Scripts & In Person Voting
November 30 :: Final Deadline for CFC Members to Vote Online
December 2 :: Winner Announced
Content must align with the our mission.
10 pages or less.
No more than seven speaking roles.
Maximum two locations.
Limit to two-day shoot.
Produce-ability on a shoestring budget will be taken into account.
2019 :: Courtney Ross | Untitled Short | Award: $4000
2018 :: Laura Ohlson | New Beginnings | Award: $1300
2017:: Jen Elkington | Secret Bonsai | Award: $500
2016 :: Fall :: Erin Clark | Red Jam | Award: $150
2016 :: Spring :: Elisa Graybill | BEK | Award: $500
2015 :: Theora Moench | Big Pink | Award: $600