2018 Pantelion Screenwriting Contest Seminar

October 19, 2018, 2:00pm

SCA 110

We are excited to announce the 2018-19 Pantelion Screenwriting Contest!  In order to be considered, interested students are required to attend the Pantelion Screenwriting Contest Seminar on Friday, October 19th at 2:00pm in SCA 110. Please see below for information about this award. 

An RSVP is required to attend this seminar.

  • $20,000 for the first-place winner and $5,000 for the second-place winner
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students from all divisions within SCA (students graduating in May 2019 are eligible to apply)
  • Must be enrolled full-time during the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Must have a minimum cumulative USC GPA of 3.0
  • Based on merit in writing
  • Meet the Basic Eligibility Criteria
  • Must attend the Pantelion Scholarship Seminar: Friday, 10/19 at 2:00pm, SCA 110.
  • Finalist(s) will be required to work with a faculty mentor from February through May.
Submission Materials (Due January 4, 2019):
  1. Pantelion Screenwriting Contest Scholarship Application (an electronic copy of the application will be emailed to all seminar attendees)
  2. A 3 - 5 page treatment, which meets, but is not limited to, the following criteria:
    1. Featuring Hispanic/Latino themes and/or Hispanic/Latino characters
    2. Small to mid-range budget
    3. Unique commercial concepts and/or stories
    4. Global minded content
  • Additional information regarding the submission materials will be provided at the seminar.
Contact Information

Name: Student Services
Email: studentservices@cinema.usc.edu
Phone: 213-740-8358