Dumbo Screenwriting Competition

Dumbo Screenwriting

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Objective

The DFF Screenwriting Competition is a collaborate effort with Event Horizon Films and the Dumbo Film Festival. This festival highlights both affirmed and emergent filmmakers by launching promising artists into the world film stage. The screenwriting competition is designed to inspire writers to keep writing. One great story simply isn't enough to advance in this industry.

Each reader is an experienced industry professional (award-winning writers, producers, managers and agents) who will evaluate each script based on the strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, pacing and current market potential.

Scorecard will be provided after winners are announced.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 09/18/2020

Notification: TBA

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

Our prizes for this competition include:
  • Up to $500 prize money
  • Professional consultations from our high-profile judges
  • Industry Connections via Virtual Pitch Fest
  • 12 month ISAconnect membership

Dumbo Screenwriting

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Dumbo Screenwriting Competition

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Contest News

DUMBO Film Fest Names Screenplay Competition Winners

Revelations by Johnny Gilligan has been named the winner of the Feature Screenplay Competition of this year's DUMBO Film Festival.

WINNER - Feature

Revelations​
Johnny Gilligan

When a mysterious disaster strikes the NASA space program, they rehire an impulsive math genius to investigate; what he discovers forces him into an impromptu battle to protect the entire universe. Think "Sherlock Holmes" meets "The Matrix".

WINNER - Short

The Forest Fenced Becomes Backyards
Ryan Moore

Steve learns to *not* code.

RUNNER UP - Feature

Rust​
Guy Pooles

When a lonely teenage girl reactivates an old, rusted robot, she seems to have finally found a companion; but she will soon discover why this being was abandoned in the first place.

RUNNER UP - Short

GREETINGS FROM SARAJEVO​
Penny Jackson

A southern teenage girl has spent several successful years leading her family away from their criminal ways, but everything is thrown in jeopardy when her ruthless mother is released from prison. Breaking Bad meets Sons of Anarchy.

HONORABLE MENTION - Feature

The Abolitionists​
Leslie Lyshkov

A Manchu cavalry officer ventures to gold rush era California to end the shipment of Sharps rifles to China's Taiping rebels. He finds the gunrunners are a powerful cartel of Southern Secessionists and Chinese Tongs and forges an alliance with John Brown's Abolitionists, Mariano Vallejo's California Lancers, and Chinese gold miners to take down the cartel.

HONORABLE MENTION - Short

The American​
Dimitri Michalakis

A young Arab-American confronts his patriotic duty.

Updated: 02/12/2021

Dumbo Screenwriting Competition

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Email:
jodi@eventhorizonfilms.com

Contact: Jodi Frizzell, Head of Marketing and Operations

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