There are dozens of screenwriting competitions, but which screenplay from among the winners of all of these quality competitions is the best of the best?
The Contest of Contest Winners hopes to answer that question and shine the spotlight on many accomplished, award-winning screenplays in what amounts to a definitive last shuffle of an elite pack.
All entrants will receive Two Expert Evaluations from writer-judges on their scripts (coverage and score sheet typically valued at $250.00)
Notification: March 1, 2014
A. A completed and signed Entry Form and Release of Liability/Contest Contract.
B. Proof of your success in a previous Contest, including contact information (name, email and/or phone, maybe a document) at that Contest. Check the ever-changing Qualifying Contests page. From the last 5 years, winners and even some quarterfinalists qualify.
C. One copy of an original feature film screenplay, approximately 90-130 pages in length. Submissions must have been written originally in English; translations will not be accepted.
If the script is based on a true story, historical or contemporary, that should be noted on the title page. Collaborative work, undertaken by no more than two writers, is eligible. Collaborative screenplays written by three or more writers are not eligible. Separate application forms should be submitted by both collaborators. One should be designated the prime contact for all mailings.
The applicant's name should not appear on the cover, the title page or any other page of the script.
Only one copy, draft or version of any screenplay may be submitted by any entrant or entrants. Under no circumstances will substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entry screenplays be made after submission.
Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s) and may not be based, in whole or in part, on any other fictional or nonfictional material, published or unpublished, produced or unproduced. Entries may, however, be adapted from the applicant's (or applicants') original work, which should be noted on the application form.
The Winner gets $500 and Story Notes from industry expert ($500 value) and a scholarship to Gary Shusett's Sherman Oaks Experimental College class with A-list writers and actors.
The top ten finalists will receive: Paid publicity for writer and script on the Internet, The latest software from Final Draft.
All entrants will receive Two Expert Evaluations on their scripts (coverage and score sheet typically valued at $250.00)
Two expert judges on every entrant and the testimonials on these speak for themselves.
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