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Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Contact

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Email: screenplay@apmff.com

Contact: Shanna McNair

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Objective

Final judges are Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue (Transparent). $2000 in prizes: $1000 for APMFF Best Drama Feature Script and $1000 for APMFF Best Genre Feature Script. We're only accepting the first 200 scripts.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Contact contest for this year's deadline.

Rules

  • Manuscripts must be in screenplay format
  • Submit a PDF or Word Doc
  • All script genres welcome
  • Page count: minimum 80, maximum 150
  • Courier 12 font or similar
  • Standard format spacing

Our contest process:

All screenplay entries will be read and selected by The Writer’s Hotel and The New Guard Editors before proceeding on to our judges. APMFF 2015 Judges are Noah Harpster and Micah Fitzerman-Blue. Final judging is blind.

We are presently accepting online submissions only, via this submission manager. We are accepting submissions for this contest only. We will be accepting the first 200 submissions only, up to the March 20th deadline, whichever comes first.

Judge biographies:

Micah and Noah are writers and producers on Golden Globe winning series, "Transparent." Together, they wrote "The Motel Life" with Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch and Kris Kristofferson. The film won Best Screenplay at the Rome Film Festival. They are currenly writing a feature about Mister Rogers for directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine), and a feature called "IPO Man" for Fox Searchlight, with Jason Bateman attached to star and direct. http://noahharpster.com/ and http://http//www.roicommunity.org/users/micah-fitzerman-blue

The Writer's Hotel is an annual writing conference held in Midtown Manhattan each June. The Writer's Hotel is the editorial and teaching arm of The New Guard literary review. Editors are Shanna McNair and Scott Wolven. www.newguardreview.com

Shanna McNair: is Founder and Director of The Writer’s Hotel and Founding Editor and Publisher of The New Guard. She writes fiction, poetry, scripts and articles and has a novel and a collection of short stories forthcoming.

Scott Wolven: is a TWH & TNG Editor. He is the author of the short story collection, "Controlled Burn." The film, "Hepburn" by Tommy Davis, a work based on Scott's short story, "Hammerlock," was featured at The New York Film Festival, 2014. Scott's stories have appeared seven years in a row in The Best American Mystery Stories Series. The title story ("Controlled Burn") appeared in Best American Noir of the Century.

Please note we do not provide winners or finalists with travel, lodging or food vouchers. Should our grand prize winners be unable to attend the festival, we will connect our winners with our experts via phone or virtual meeting. We will also connect our winners with potential agents via email.

Awards

We will select two grand prize winners: one APMFF Drama Feature Film Screenplay Winner and one APMFF Genre Feature Film Screenplay Winner. Each of the two winners will be awarded $1,000, two event tickets and a personal meeting with one of our experts on site at APMFF 2015. We will select four finalists as well, who will receive two event passes each to APMFF. Event passes include all music and film events as well as all screenwriting events including our agent panel.

Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: screenplay@apmff.com

Contact: Shanna McNair

Report Card

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Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 1    
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Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: screenplay@apmff.com

Contact: Shanna McNair

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 1    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Names Screenplay Winners

The Asbury Park Music in Film Festival has named named their 2015 Screenplay Contest Winners: Mark Steensland for "Jimmy the Freak" (Drama) and Randy Gross for "The Obligatory" (Comedy).

Updated: 05/08/2015

Asbury Park Music in Film Festival Screeenplay Competition

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: screenplay@apmff.com

Contact: Shanna McNair

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2 stars2 stars (2.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 1    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Randy Gross

An interview with screenwriter Randy Gross regarding the Asbury Park Music Writing Competition.

Updated: 05/11/2015
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