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Sidewrite Screenplay Competition

Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

Contact

Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 324-0888 (voice)

Web: https://sidewalkfest.com
Email: sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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Objective

A division of the Sidewalk Film Festival started in 2004, Sidewrite’s mission is to discover and reward talented screenwriters in Alabama and around the world. The short screenplay competition aims to foster community amongst emerging writers and reinforce cinematic artistry locally. Sidewrite allows passionate writers to enhance their craft and receive recognition for their work and creativity.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 04/16/2018

Notification: Approximately mid-July 2018

Rules

For complete rules and regulations, please see our competition listing on FilmFreeway. Sidewalk offers a screenplay category that provides feedback on any submitted screenplay. Please use the Screenplay + Feedback category for this option when submitting.

English language only. No pilots or episodic content, please. Do not include any identifying information (such as name, address, email, etc.) on your cover page. Identifying information will be removed from submissions before transferring scripts to our reviewers. WGA registration numbers and copyrights on cover pages are acceptable. If your name is included in the copyright, a duplicate of the script will be created and your name will be removed from the copyright before transferring it to our reviewers. Please include the script title in the file name of your uploaded script and on the cover page.

Awards

Best Feature Screenplay $500

Best Short Screenplay $250

Best Alabama Screenplay $250

Winners are offered travel assistance and table read opportunities during the festival weekend.

Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

Contact

Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 324-0888 (voice)

Web: https://sidewalkfest.com
Email: sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

Contact

Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 324-0888 (voice)

Web: https://sidewalkfest.com
Email: sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Sidewrite Announces Contest Finalists

The Sidewrite Screenplay Competition has announced their finalists for 2011:

Best Screenplay Finalists(World-wide):
DEADHORSE LICK by Charles Hall
THE POST OFFICE by Richard Hobley
WASHINGTON'S JOURNEY by Tom Hritz and Roi J Tamkin


Best Screenplay Finalists (Alabama resident):
THE DAN DEDMAN SONG FACTORY by Jeremy Burgess
GET RIGHT by Jeremy Burgess
GRACE FOR THE DEAD BY Steven Rudd


The winners will be announced at the Sidewalk Film Festival awards ceremony of Aug. 28th 8:45pm at the Alabama Theatre (any Sidewalk ticket, armband or pass grants admission into the awards show).

Updated: 08/18/2011
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Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

Contact

Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 324-0888 (voice)

Web: https://sidewalkfest.com
Email: sidewalk@sidewalkfest.com

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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