India's Biggest Script Contest is back!

Rs. 25 Lakh
for the best script

Rs. 50 Lakh in cash prizes to be won

Deadline for submitting Synopsis: Jan 22, 2019 | Application fee - Rs. 1500

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a full script for Round 2

To view India's Storytellers Contest First Edition, Click here


Best script25 Lakhs

First Runner Up10 Lakhs

Second Runner Up7 Lakhs

Third Runner Up5 Lakhs

Fourth Runner Up3 Lakhs

Pitch Sessions

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.



After the stupendous success of the inaugural edition of our screenwriting contest, we are proud to present the second edition of Cinestaan India's scriptwriting contest. An incredible opportunity for storytellers to showcase their imagination and craft, the contest enables writers to realise their dream of seeing their stories on screen by pitching their ideas to Production Houses and Film Studios.

India's story tellers contest 2017 - 2018

Round 2 results have been announced. Click here for Shortlist of Titles.


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Rules & Regulations

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Terms & Conditions

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