Contests

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Feature
Late Registration ends: 05/11/2017
Contest Begins: 01/22/2017   Ends: 06/23/2017
FEE: $55/$50 Enter Contest

Although the Byron Bay International Film Festival is now in it's 11th year, for the festival's Screenplay Contest, this is its inaugural year. Set in beautiful Byron Bay on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, the festival is one of the most ecclectic and creative festivals in the country. And it now offers a contest that is open to screenwriters the world over, boasting $2500 U.S. in prizemoney, as well as Final Draft screenwriting software for the top three placegetters.

 

The inaugural Byron Bay International Film Festival Screenplay Contest is one of the only screenplay contests run in conjunction with a major film festival in Australia. This competition is open to feature-length screenplays in all genres that are between 80 and 120 pages in length. BBFF screens an eclectic selection of films and this screenplay competition is sure to match that same diversity and creativity. The winners will be announced during the Byron Bay International Film Festival in October, 2017.

 

1st prize - $2500 U.S. cash prize, screenwriting software courtesy of Final Draft, and a contest certificate.

2nd prize - Screenwriting software courtesy of Final Draft, plus a contest certificate.

3rd prize - Screenwriting software courtesy of Final Draft, plus a contest certificate.

Official Finalists - Top Ten (other than first three placegetters) receive a contest certificate.

  • Earlybird Deadline

    Standard Fee: $35 USD

  • Regular Deadline

    Standard Fee: $45 USD

  • Late Deadline

    Standard Fee: $55 USD

  • Extended Deadline

    Standard Fee: $75 USD

 

Categories/Genres

Feature [80-120 pages]
- All Genres

Languages: English

Festival Association

Tags: Cash, Class, Software, Feature, Australia, We accept Student writers, Action, Adventure, Animation, Biography, Children, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction, Sports, Thriller, Western, Adaptation