Competitions & Feedback

I received a good review or contest placement, but my score is still low. Why?
The Coverfly Score was designed based on feedback from Industry Execs, Agents, and Managers. For a script to get greenlit, dozens of executives from agents ...
Fri, Aug 24, 2018 at 12:32 PM
I submitted a screenplay to a competition on FilmFreeway or Withoutabox. Why is it showing in my Coverfly writer dashboard?
Every screenplay competition uses some sort of technology to help them manage the screenplays writers submit each year. Some use Coverfly, while others use ...
Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 8:12 AM
Do I have to enter a contest or get coverage to host my project on Coverfly?
Yes. Hosting on Coverfly is free, but to make sure our industry members are able to search for the strongest script, every script hosted needs at least one ...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 4:43 PM
I entered a contest that is a Coverfly partner, but I don’t see them in my submissions. Does this mean they didn’t receive my entry?
Not necessarily. Different contests have opted to have different functions on Coverfly. Some don’t track their submissions on the Coverfly dashboard or give...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 1:46 PM
What does it mean my submission has received the maximum number of reads for this round?
When you update a new draft of your script, the new version will be used on all remaining reads. If the script does not have any remaining reads or does not...
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 7:50 PM
What does adding notes to the next read do?
The next judge that receives your project will be asked to provide written feedback along with scores. If your project does not receive another evaluation (...
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:08 AM
Will judges who have already evaluated my project go back and re-evaluate my updated draft?
No. Your update will only take effect for pending and future evaluations.
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 11:05 AM
I'm unhappy with the feedback I received. What can I do?
Coverfly is an aggregator, but we do not provide the notes or contests directly. If you have an issue with your feedback please reach out directly to the co...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 2:05 PM
How long does it take to get feedback returned?
Coverfly is a platform that helps many contests improve their turnaround time, however, every contest and coverage service is different. You can find that i...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 2:06 PM
Is it possible that my updated submission into a competition doesn't receive further evaluation?
Yes. If you update a submission, and then are subsequently eliminated before advancing to another round, it is possible that no judge sees your latest draft...
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 2:19 PM