In a seemingly clandestine initiative, Will Smith and his Overbrook Entertainment colleague James Lassiter collaborated with ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment, in search of stellar TV scriptwriters located in the USA.
The contest was apparently set in motion about a month ago, and calls for a 30-minute comedy or a one-hour drama script to be submitted by 1pm PST, on March 21, 2013.
But before you get all excited, be sure to read the fine print!
According to terms of agreement, the winner signs away their rights for 2 years and agrees to a $1,000 payment (along with the $5,000 prize). A thorough background check will also be conducted on each finalist chosen. For the complete rundown of eligibility requirements, as well as how to submit your entry, click HERE.
But if you’re in the likes of Shonda Rhimes and you’re still interested, you have don’t have much time left to submit your entry. Get to it and best of luck! Peep the short clip above as Will Smith and James Lassiter discuss the contest and ideal writers.
Shoutout to Shadow & Act for sharing the story, too.