India's Biggest Script Contest
Rs. 25 Lakh
for the best script
Rs. 50 Lakh in cash prizes to be won
The shortlist of Round 2 applicants will be announced in March 2018
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Presented by Mumbai Mantra CineRise
Best script25 Lakhs
First Runner Up10 Lakhs
Second Runner Up7 Lakhs
Third Runner Up4 Lakhs
Fourth Runner Up3 Lakhs
The 5 winners shall get a chance to pitch directly to Studios/Production Houses.
They shall be awarded by the Jury at an event in Mumbai.
Cinestaan Script Bank
Access to a unique platform to take your script to screen.
A chance to meet decision makers of the industry and possibly get your film funded.
Pitch Video Contest
Shortlisted writers shall be invited to make their pitch video available for audience voting on the website.
The video with most votes will win INR 1 Lakh.
Everyone has a story, what is yours?
India is a land of innumerable stories that pass through generations through grandparents' tales. We all love stories that romance our vivid imaginations.
Mumbai Mantra CineRise and Cinestaan embark on a new journey with the sole mission of providing a writing platform for talented Indian writers in India and abroad. This contest aims to award and honour standout work of such writers and helps put them on a stage that will attract the attention of Production Houses and Film Studios. Read more