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Contest Begins: 08/15/2015 Ends: 02/15/2016
Brcyfi is hosting it's 2015 Short Screenplay Competition, promoting original film creation for those with great ideas! Breaking the Cycle Films (BCF) will produce the winning screenplay, bringing the screenwriter's story to the screen. Production includes: pre-production, principal photography and post production. Once completed, the final product will be provided to the winner in the form of an electronic file.
All genres are permitted, except horror. We are especially seeking drama, thriller/mystery and highly original material. Your screenplays must be between 5 - 10 pages and in proper industry format. No hard copies will be accepted. Contestants from all countries are eligible. But submissions must be in English. Please include ONLY the title on the submitted manuscript to prevent reader bias. Full contact info, writer’s name, title and company information should not be printed on any part of the actual screenplay. No entry fee refunds. Script must not have been previously optioned, purchased, currently in production or previously produced. Any script that becomes purchased, optioned or put into production before the final Jury decision on February 29, 2016 will be eliminated from the competition with no entry refund. Scripts must be original works. No adaptations will be accepted. Screenplays that do not match these rules will be rejected.