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Registration ended: 12/30/2014
Contest Begins: 11/13/2014   Ends: 12/30/2014
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The 2014 Family-friendly Screenplay Contest is open for entries!

Calling all faith-friendly and family-friendly feature film screenplays! Families are the most influential movie-going audience, yet there's a surprising lack of high-quality family films that appeal to the WHOLE family. This contest avoids the genre-bias of some other contests by seeking exclusively screenplays that are life-affirming stories of faith, courage, hope and love. Whether you have a family drama, comedy, animation, or action-adventure film, WE WANT TO READ YOUR SCRIPT. We have producers who are hungry for high-quality "four-quadrant" projects to package and produce. Will your script win?



1st Place
$1,500 Cash
Phone or in-person consultation with a top literary manager!
Phone call with a top family-friendly film producer!
Professional notes from one of our studio judges!


2nd Place
$500 Cash
A phone consultation with a top literary manager!


Top 5 Finalists
A page of professional development notes from one of our studio judges! Additionally the Top 5 finalists will receive a full one-year's subscription to WriterDuet Pro, real-time collaborative screenwriting software that's chock full of great features you won't find anywhere else!


The 2014 jury features these family-friendly Hollywood executives:


Josh Nadler
VP of Development at Affirm Films, the company behind such faith-friendly hits as: Fireproof, Soul Surfer, Facing the Giants, Mom's Night Out!


Alden Dalia
development executive at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company behind such family-friendly blockbusters as Goosebumps, Smurfs, Annie, The Karate Kid, Stuart Little, Grown Ups, Zookeeper, Pink Panther, Paul Blart and more!


Dan Finley
development executive at Chernin Entertainment, with such credits as Parental Guidance, Planet of the Apes and several big studio family films in development!


Feature - Quarter and Semifinalists - 01/31/2015


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