The admission of competition works is finished, the winners will be announced on 8th of January the 2019 year.
Приём конкурсных работ окончен. Победители будут оглашены 8 января 2019 года.

Writing Contest #storytoscreen

Make your story come alive!

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Our main goal is to create a win-win situation and give each story a chance to be produced.

first place

First candidate, who obtains the highest number of votes will have an opportunity to get a CINE-BOOK SPIN-OFF STORY produced by Cine-Books Entertainment.

second place third place

Second and third place, according to the number of votes, will get a chance to join a shortlist for next possible production.

All other stories will be placed in the Marketplace on the platform for selection by potential producers and investors.


October 1st, 2019

Writing Contest Open for Entries

November 30th, 2019

Voting Campaign is finished

December 5th, 2019

Winners announced



  • You will get new auditory - visual learners as your CINE-BOOK SPIN-OFF STORY will be produced in 3 formats, so they can Read, Listen, and Watch your story.
  • Acquire a lot of valuable PR opportunities such as backstages, interview with director/filmmaker/actors which is very important for your self-promotion.
  • You will get a regular source of income, as your story will be just a pilot of the long series, so each new episode will bring you passive income.
  • Unlike regular movie adaptations, cine-books keep the full original text of the work while also adding a comprehensive and exciting visual side.
  • Your Story will be placed on the Marketplace where a lot of content producers can choose your Story for filming. So you will have a chance to take the first step towards the big screen.



  • It must be written in English.
  • It must contain up to 3,500 words.
  • Your Story can be in a screenplay or novel format. It can be a spin-off to your already well-known work, or a new Story but cannot have been previously published in any media.
  • Your story has to be as a first episode of a long story (as the pilot of the series).
  • Each entrant must have all rights necessary to post and submit their Story. Stories must not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third party. It is each entrant`s responsibility to ensure that they have all necessary rights to submit the Story and grant the rights described in the Terms.

* You are welcome to submit more than one eligible story into the Contest. Participation in the contest is free of charge.


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  1. Participation in the competition is free of charge. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win.

  2. Your Story must be written in English, and contain up to 3,500 words.

  3. Your Story can be in a screenplay or novel format. It can be a new story or additional story to your already existing but it cannot have been previously published in any other media. The Contest Story has to be as a first episode of a long story (as the pilot of a series).

  4. Contests are not genre specific, but genres of poetry and fanfiction will not be accepted.

  5. Story cannot be a translation of another author’s work.

  6. Your Story must have been posted to the Writing Contest between October 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019. As soon as you post it - as many votes you will be able to collect (as Contest closes for voting on November 30, 2019). The winner, as determined by the number of votes, will be announced on December 5th.

  7. The first candidate who obtains the highest number of votes, but not less than 5000 votes, will become the winner.

  8. One winner will be selected.

  9. The copyright is reserved for the participant (you retain all rights to your stories while posted on Contest and Marketplace).


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