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Registration ended: 04/30/2016
Contest Begins: 01/01/2016   Ends: 04/30/2016
FEE: $75/$70 Registration Expired

Win an A-List Screenwriter Experience and Gain Unparalleled Access


Do you think you can turn this logline from Judd Payne, Producer of Bernie and Sleepless Night into a killer script?


"With the most violent hurricane in recorded history heading straight for Manhattan, a rookie NYC detective is the only hope to bring down a group of international criminals who have planned the perfect heist."


Working from this A-list logline, you're challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept. Make it your own - drama, action, comedy... anywhere your imagination takes you.


Break out your scriptwriting software and get to work, because the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest gives you the unique opportunity to turn one of these three loglines into a solid spec screenplay that could be your ticket to Hollywood success.


The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest is an international screenwriting competition that facilitates relationships between new writers and Industry leaders looking to help aspirants embark on writing careers.


Ready to get started?


Step 1. Enter today to take part in the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest and submit your entry or entries anytime before the final submission date. Securing your entry today is a great way to motivate yourself to get down to writing!


Step 2. Write up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on logline, provided by producerJudd Payne. Make it your own and take your time-once you've submitted your entry fee, your 15 pages aren't due until the final deadline.


Step 3. Submit your script(s) using the instructions provided when you purchase your entry or entries.



How the rest of the contest works


Entrants write up to the first 15 pages of a script based on the logline above, provided byJudd Payne
The top 10 finalists are chosen from the submissions, and receive a personalized letter of congratulations from Judd Payne


Each of the 10 finalists receives a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter to professionally format their work as they enter into a 12-week ScriptXpert Scriptwriting Coaching program, consisting of feedback for every 10 pages submitted, with the goal of completing a spec screenplay based on the given logline


After the mentoring, the finalists submit their rough drafts to our professional script readers for comprehensive ScriptXpert Screenplay Coverage, and then have two weeks to work with their mentor and notes to complete the final draft of their screenplay for judging.


Judd Payne judges the completed screenplays and chooses a winner


With an overall prize package exceeding $15,000 and a history of past finalists securing representation, the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest is worth your consideration.


Feature - 10 Finalists - 05/13/2016
Feature - Winner - 09/30/2016


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