CAPE New Writers Awards LAST CALL!

CAPE Writers – last call for your 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards (CNWA) submissions!

The extended deadline officially closes on Friday, June 29th at 11:59PM PST.

All entries must be submitted electronically to [email protected]

This program is open to both CAPE and non-CAPE members. Individual and team scripts may be submitted in the following three (3) categories: Features, Television, or Hawaii.

One winner from each category will receive a $4,000 cash prize, the latest Final Draft professional scriptwriting software, a staged reading of the winning script, and exclusive meetings with entertainment industry agents, producers and executives.

The CAPE New Writers Awards is a signature program dedicated to discovering, nurturing and showcasing talented Asian Pacific Islander voices. Last year’s CNWA Finalist Thomas Wong was recently named the inaugural FOX Writers Intensive Fellow. Other successful writers include Aaron Ho (COUGAR TOWN, AUSTIN & ALLY), Alice Wu (SAVING FACE), Christina Choe (I AM JOHN WAYNE), Jaffar Mahmood (SHADES OF RAY), Ken Cheng (WILFRED), Leonard Chang (AWAKE), Randall Park (THE ERASISTS), and many more.

The 12th Annual CAPE New Writers Awards is sponsored by NBC Universal with support from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the Hawaii International Film Festival, the Honolulu Film Office, the Creative Industries Division, and Final Draft.

For submission materials and detailed guidelines, please visit