FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

RIIFF/Rhode Island

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P.O. Box 162
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 861-4445 (voice)
(401) 490-6735 (fax)

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Email:
info@film-festival.org

Contact: George T. Marshall, Executive Director

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Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
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Objective

To discover and honor the new voices of independent film. Screenplays will be judged on creativity, innovation, vision, originality and the use of language. The key element is that of communication and how it complements and is transformed by the language of film.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/15/2019

Notification: October 14, 2019 (over Columbus Day Weekend)

Rules

Screenplays must have been written after January 2018.

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Awards

Screenplays entered into the competition will be adjudicated by a distinguished panel of industry professionals, educators, peers and film fans. The Grand Prize winner will become a central focus during ScriptBiz™ the screenplay pitch forum held during the Festival. The Grand Prize winner will also receive prizes valued at over $10,000. This includes travel, up to four nights accommodations, Final Draft software and screenplay promotions. Since the contest winners are announced following the main Festival, the Grand Prize winner’s work will be a focal point for RIIFF 2020 with the official trophy presented at the Festival's Opening Night Celebration.

RIIFF/Rhode Island

Contact

P.O. Box 162
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 861-4445 (voice)
(401) 490-6735 (fax)

Web:
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Email:
info@film-festival.org

Contact: George T. Marshall, Executive Director

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Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
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FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 162
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 861-4445 (voice)
(401) 490-6735 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
info@film-festival.org

Contact: George T. Marshall, Executive Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 11    
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Contest News

Rhode Island Fest Names Contest Winner

Barry Brennessel from Silver Spring, MD has been named the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winner for this year's Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. Barry's winning screenplay is entitled "Anh Sang." [Updated: 10/31/2017]

RIIFF Announces 2014 Screenplay Contest Winners

George Billard from Eldred, NY is the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winner for this year's FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 11/08/2014]

Rhode Island Fest Announces Screenplay Contest Winners

Jenna Sullivan and Quentin James from Marshfield, MA were the Best Screenplay Grand Prize Winners for this year's 2013 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 11/06/2013]

RIIFF Announces Contest Results

Alfred Thomas Catalfo from Dover, NH, was the Grand Prize Winner from among 367 submissions to this year's 2012 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 10/24/2012]

RIIFF Announces Contest Winners

Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold from Brunswick, Maine has been named the Grand Prize Winner for this year's 2011 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. [Updated: 11/02/2011]

Rhode Island Fest Announces Contest Winners

William Torgerson from Stratford, Connecticut has been named the Grand Prize Winner for this year's 2010 FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. His winning screenplay "Love on the Big Screen" chronicles a college freshman whose understanding of love has been shaped by late-eighties romantic comedies. [Updated: 11/01/2010]

RIIFF Announces Contest Results

Haunted House Sitter by Randi Barnes and Stacey Hegarty of Los Angeles has been named the winner of the 2009 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. The script follows the misadventures of twelve-year old Kirby Barrett who thinks he's found the ideal summer job taking care of his neighbors' house, but he gets more than he bargained for when it turns out to be haunted by a rather angry spirit. [Updated: 10/15/2009]

RIIFF Announces Contest Winners

Grand Prize winner for this year's 2008 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. Over 300 submissions were received from across the globe and throughout the United States. [Updated: 10/30/2008]

Rhode Island Fest Call for Entries

The Rhode Island International Film Festival is calling for Screenplay Entries for its 12th annual festival, which takes place August 5-10, 2008 in historic Providence, Rhode Island. [Updated: 03/06/2008]

Rhode Island Film Fest Announces Screenplay Contest Winners

The Grand Prize in the 2007 Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition will go to a scriptwriter with local roots.  Cranston, RI  native Joel Davis, along with his writing partner David C. Matthew, have won the Grand Prize in the contest for the screenplay “Last Flight of the Valkyrie”. [Updated: 10/10/2007]

RIIFF Call for Entries

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) for independent film and video, is calling for Screenplay Entries for its 11th annual festival, to take place on August 7-12, 2007 in historic Providence, Rhode Island. [Updated: 01/02/2007]

RIIFF Announces Screenplay Winners

What does an adulterous miner’s wife, a horror fan in search of a muse, and a grandfather fulfilling a dying boy’s wish have in common? They are among the winning scripts from the 2006 Rhode Island International Film Festival’s (RIIFF) Screenplay Competition. The winners were drawn from an entry pool of 231 submitted scripts covering a broad spectrum from comedy to drama to contemporary to historical. [Updated: 10/20/2006]

ScriptBiz™ Seeks Comedic (or otherwise) Shorts

For the third year in a row, ScriptBiz—the daylong screenwriting seminar of the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF), August 8-13, 2006—will feature a Staged Reading of three Short Scripts of fifteen pages or fewer. [Updated: 04/05/2006]

RIIFF Announces 2005 Screenplay Competition Winners

After weeks of deliberation, the ninth annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) has announced the winners for this year's Screenplay Competition from among more than 200 entries. [Updated: 09/09/2005]

Screenplay Winners Announced for 8th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival

The eighth annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) is pleased to announce the winners for this year’s Screenplay Competition. Over 160 screenplays were submitted from aspiring screenwriters all over the country and abroad. [Updated: 08/29/2004]

Call for Screenplay Entries: 8th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival™

The Rhode Island International Film Festival™ for independent film and video is calling for Screenplay Entries for its 8th annual festival, to take place on August 10-15, 2004 in historic Providence, Rhode Island. [Updated: 03/12/2004]

Screenplay Winners Announced for 7th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival

217 screenplays were received for this year's event. Lance Hammer was named the Grand Prize winner for his script THE IMPERFECT CELL. [Updated: 09/19/2003]

Screenplay Winners Announced for the 6th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival

The Grand-Prize winner for 2002 is called "Checkpoint" by Timothy Jay Smith of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The screenplay is timely drama set in the Middle East that follows an American photojournalist, an Israeli war hero and a Palestinian farmer as their lives intertwine. [Updated: 09/05/2002]

Rhode Island Film Fest Screenplay Winners Announced

Grand Prize Winner is screenwriting team of filmmakers from California. [Updated: 10/31/2001]

Call for Entries: 5th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

[Updated: 09/05/2000]

Patricia Neal to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at RIIFF

[Updated: 08/07/2000]

Rhode Island Film Fest Announces Screenplay Winners

[Updated: 07/23/2000]

US Film School Professor to Speak at ScriptBiz

[Updated: 06/24/2000]

RIIFF Extends Deadline to June 1st

[Updated: 05/07/2000]

Providence/Rhode Island Film Festival (RIIFF) to be Held August 9 - 13; Screenplay Contest deadline May 15

[Updated: 04/01/2000]

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Ellen Gavin

An interview with screenwriter Ellen Gavin regarding the RIIFF/Rhode Island Writing Competition. [Updated: 01/08/2004]

FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Contact

P.O. Box 162
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 861-4445 (voice)
(401) 490-6735 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
info@film-festival.org

Contact: George T. Marshall, Executive Director

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.6/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.3/5.0)
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