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Gotham Screen

Gotham Screen

Contact

New York, NY 10014

Web: www.gothamscreen.com
Email: info@gothamscreen.com

Contact: Walter Gamper, Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 6    
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Objective

The GOTHAM SCREEN Film Festival and Screenplay Contest will take place Oct 7-10, 2010, in New York City.

An opportunity for filmmakers to have their work shown and critically judged in New York, Gotham Screen is looking for fresh voices and perspectives from local, national and international filmmakers. The mission of the festival is to create a positive industry and audience exposure for works that would otherwise not easily get seen.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Contact contest for this year's deadline.

Rules

  • The contest is open to everyone. However you must be 18 years or older (21 in some states) to participate.
  • Submissions must be in English
  • International submissions are encouraged, as long as they are in English.
  • Feature length screenplays should be properly formatted and have an approximate length of 80-120 pages
  • Submissions are only accepted electronically, via withoutabox.com. Electronic submissions are secure and save time, money and valuable resources.
  • Scripts can be uploaded in the following formats: pdf / final draft / final draft secure
  • If your script is in any other format, please transfer it into a pdf file to upload
  • If we think your screenplay has potential, we may contact you with a production and/or development proposal You will be under no obligation whatsoever to enter into such a proposal if you do not wish to do so.
  • All future agreements will be in writing and you will have the chance to opt out of any such agreements and proposals
  • No correspondence, no calls, no enquiries will be held about the contest or its progress, thank you.
  • Only one version of any screenplay can be submitted. Please do not submit updates, missing pages etc.
  • You may submit more than one screenplay per writer, and you may submit more than one screenplay per category
  • Submissions are handled by withoutabox

Awards

$2,500 cash prize for the winning screenplay. In addition, excerpts from selected contest entries will be performed live by professional actors at a staged reading during the festival.

Gotham Screen

Contact

New York, NY 10014

Web: www.gothamscreen.com
Email: info@gothamscreen.com

Contact: Walter Gamper, Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 6    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Gotham Screen

Contact

New York, NY 10014

Web: www.gothamscreen.com
Email: info@gothamscreen.com

Contact: Walter Gamper, Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 6    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Gotham Screen Announces Contest Winners

The Macau Omen, written by Tony Shyu, has been named tee $2,500 winner of the Gotham Screen Screenplay Contest.

Best Screenplay
The Macau Omen (Thriller), written by Tony Shyu
An American reporter investigating a human trafficking ring in Macau, finds his wife dead and his daughter missing, and his investigation reveals he's been targeted by a religious cult.

Best Action/Adventure:
The Gods of Death, by Phillip Watson
Weeks after high school graduation Anthony Santana, a Los Angeles teenager who is struggling with the death of his mother, and Sugar, a young Chinese anthropology student, race across China to conquer the evil presence that hunts them.

Best Drama
Walk to Mississippi, by Ellen Johnson
A white woman risks her career and relationship when she attempts to complete a civil rights Freedom Walk that ends in murder, and one thousand arrests, in 1963.

Best Horror
The Bloodline, by Christine Feldman
A troubled young woman inherits a haunted family estate and struggles to unearth its sinister secrets before her family gets wiped out.

Best Mystery / Crime
KopKiller, by Shane McCabe
A New York City Narcotics Detective has her world shaken to the core when she discovers she has lived a past life in which she was murdered by the very Cop now charged with promoting her.

Best Romantic Comedy
Materminated, by Carey Dunn
A pregnant finance executive tries to get fired from her job, scheming to bring a wrongful termination suit against her employer after being passed over for a promotion.

Best War / History
Charlotte the Soldier, by Jill O’Halloran
In a deeply divided country, Charlotte, the Countess of Derby, defends her family home from attack during the English Civil War.

Best Fantasy
Patchwork, by Amanda Keener
A modern day fairy tale about a teenage girl who overcomes the loss of her mother.

Best Sci-Fi
Tragic Acts of Cleavon Ray, by Joshua Montcalm
While acclaimed science fiction author Cleavon Ray wastes away in a cloud of advanced Alzheimer’s, his son, an aspiring writer with little talent, learns about the life of his father when he discovers three unpublished tales and emerges as the unwitting protagonist in his father’s final tragic masterpiece.

Best Family
My Greatest Mistake, by Rebecca Rocheford Davies
A fourteen-year-old misfit lands a coveted spot on the school's Engineering Team, and gets in a heap of trouble when she pretends to be somebody she is not.

Updated: 10/18/2012
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Gotham Screen

Contact

New York, NY 10014

Web: www.gothamscreen.com
Email: info@gothamscreen.com

Contact: Walter Gamper, Director

Report Card

Overall: 2 stars2 stars (1.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 6    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Shane McCabe

An interview with screenwriter Shane McCabe regarding the Gotham Screen Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/21/2012

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Tony Shyu

An interview with screenwriter Tony Shyu regarding the Gotham Screen Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/18/2012
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