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Humanitas Prize Calls for Entries

Time is running out to submit scripts from TV and film productions for 33rd Humanitas Prize, which affirms human values in entertainment. Cash prizes of $145,000 will be awarded to writers who entertain and enrich the viewing public. Over the past three decades, more than $2.8 million in prize money has been awarded to writers who challenge and inform their audiences. Prizes for animated theatricals and children's TV shows will total $50,000 this year.

TV programs must have been broadcast between April 2, 2006 and April 1, 2007 to qualify. Applications are due April 1, 2007; the winners will be announced on June 26, 2007, at the Hilton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles. There is no submission fee or limit to the number of submissions. For submission forms visit or call (310) 454-8769.

The HUMANITAS Prize was established in 1974 to encourage, stimulate and sustain writers in their humanizing task and give them the recognition they deserve.