Contests

Here you can find all the latest information about screenwriting contests worldwide.

Feature Brought to you by Scriptwriters Network
Registration ended: 10/31/2013
Contest Begins: 08/01/2013   Ends: 06/07/2015
FEE: $60/$55 Registration Expired

The winning scripts will be read by over 80 industry professionals from companies including Lionsgate Pictures, Informant Media, and Benderspink based on their request from interest in the genre and logline.

 

The 15 top-ranked entries from the first round of judging receive free submission to Dreamago's international screenwriting workshop "Plume & Pellicule" in a castle in Switzerland - "A life-changing experience." (Luke Yankee, High Concept Attendee)

 

Winners will also receive a one year membership or renewal to the Scriptwriters Network (SWN).


PROCESS:

1) Pay through Paypal only with a credit or debit card for the appropriate deadline on this page.  http://scriptwritersnetwork.com/high-concept-screenplay-competition/

Pay as a guest user if you are not registered with Paypal.


2) Upload your script through the Paypal link after a successful payment has been made.


3) Check the box confirming you understand and agree to the competition rules.

The title page of each emailed screenplay submission must contain the title, genre and logline only. Do not include the name of the writer(s) or other identifying contact information anywhere in the script.

Scripts should be in PDF format only.


There is no limit to the number of entries a writer/writing team may submit. Complete a separate  submission for each script.


Entries are evaluated in the areas of High Concept, Originality, Marketability, Story, Grammar, Clarity/ Consistency, Structure, Character, Dialogue and Script Format. 


15 semi-finalists             
Announced and posted on website with email notification for free submission to Dreamago by November 30, 2013

10 finalists  Announced and posted on website by January 31, 2014

3 winners  Announced and posted on website by March 15, 2014

Awards April 2014

Announcements

Feature - 10 Finalists - 01/31/2014
Feature - 15 Semi-finalists - 11/30/2013
Feature - 3 Winners - 03/15/2014

Categories/Genres

Feature [90-120 pages]
- All Genres

Languages: English

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