THE PEOPLE’S PILOT – Enter

PEOPLE’S PILOT 2019 is now closed to entries. Thank you for taking part in the Web’s finest TV and e-Media pilot writing contest. We hope to announce the winners, starting with Semi-Finalists, over a three to five week period in January-February. 

PEOPLE’S PILOT 2020 will open June 1, 2020.

The Official Entry Fee for each PEOPLE’S PILOT submission is $39.95. The Early Bird entry fee, which runs from opening day – June 1st – to July 31st – is $29.95, with the Official Fee taking effect August 1st and applying until our November 1st closing date for submissions.

The PEOPLE’S PILOT also has discount fees for entries intended as web series and audio series (fictional podcasts) and for members of Inktip.Com, Moviebytes.Com, and visitors to Stareable.Com.

Read a behind-the-scenes about the fee schedule HERE

Submissions can be made ONLINE ONLY.


PEOPLE’S PILOT OFFICIAL ENTRY FEE – $39.95 – CLOSED

Click the credit card icon below to enter at our Official Entry Fee of $39.95

After paying the entry fee you will receive an e-mail acknowledgment containing the link you will need for submitting your entry. You may upload your entry and any replacement drafts at any time between the time of payment and the November 1st closing of each year’s contest.


PEOPLE’S PILOT WEB & AUDIO FICTION SERIES DISCOUNT – $25 – CLOSED

Applies for the duration of the entry period. In line with common web and audio series practice, each entry must be no more than 30 pages long to qualify for this discount.

Click the credit card icon below to enter at our WEB & AUDIO FICTION SERIES DISCOUNT Fee of $25

After paying the entry fee you will receive an e-mail acknowledgment containing the link you will need for submitting your entry. You may upload your entry and any replacement drafts at any time between the time of payment and the November 1st closing of each year’s contest.


STAREABLE SPECIAL WEB SERIES DISCOUNT – $20 – CLOSED

For web series only. Each entry must be no longer than 30 pages. For information & discount code email us at tvwriter@tvwriter.com


INKTIP/MOVIEBYTES Discount Entries – $20 – CLOSED

For information & discount code email us at tvwriter@tvwriter.com


PEOPLE’S PILOT ENTRY via Film Freeway is now CLOSED

We are pleased to announce that you can also enter the PEOPLE’S PILOT via the interweb’s most trusted festival and contest site, FilmFreeway. Just click the Film Freeway button above!


Submission of and payment for your PEOPLE’S PILOT entry or entries signifies that you have read and accept the rules of the PEOPLE’S PILOT.

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