Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award
Each year, the International Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation administers the Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award. The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting. Entrants are asked to create a completed half-hour to one-hour English-language television drama script.
The award winner receives $2,500, a trip to New York City, and an invitation to the International Emmy® Awards Gala in November.
Competition Opens: April 22, 2020
Competition Closes: July 1, 2020 at 12 noon (EST)
Winner Announcement: September 2020
Awards Ceremony: November 21, 2020 at the International Emmy® World Television Festival in New York