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Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards

FILMMATIC Screenplay Awards Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Andrew Briggs, Competition Director

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Objective

The Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards were created to locate and expose up-and-coming comedic screenwriters, as well as to empower and educate those talented writers still waiting for their invitation into the mainstream film and television industries.

Competition is open to comedic feature-length and short works, screenplays and teleplays.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/31/2019

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Notification: June 15, 2019

Rules

Please read the following Rules before entering. If you have questions, please feel free to email us at info@filmmatic.com, thanks!

1) Judges, as well as employees of InkTip.com, Screenwriting Staffing, Filmmatic.com and other sponsors are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members.

2) All scripts must be submitted in English, and entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

3) All writers' names should be listed in the online entry form, "written by" credits are optional on the script/pilot file itself. By submitting online to the Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards Competition, entrant warants that all writers have authorized the submission. If a screenplay is written by multiple authors, all cash and awards will be remitted to the entrant of record, with all proceeds to be divided at the writers' discretion.

4) To enter your script electronically, you must submit in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Text.

5) Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted.

6) Entrants of the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards retain all rights to their screenplays.

7) You may submit your entry and payment either online through this website (see homepage) or through FilmFreeway/Coverfly. No preference will be given to submissions from any particular platform.

8) Entries must be received by the applicable Entry Deadline.

9) Once a script has been entered into competition, we will not accept substitutions or revised drafts. If you wish to submit a revised draft of your script, you must enter it as a new submission.

10) The Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards will not share your screenplay with anyone except the official judges of the competition without prior permission.

11) By entering the Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards Competition, you represent that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people or legal entities. Entrant indemnifies Filmmatic.com and its employees and subsidiaries and holds them harmless from any claims regarding infringement or dissemination of materials.

12) Entry fees are non-refundable.

13) For environmental reasons, we no longer accept hardcopy submissions by mail.

14) Entrants can include author and/or contact information on their entry's cover page at their own discretion, but it is not required.

15) The decisions of the judges are final.

16) The Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards reserves the right to make any necessary changes, postponements, or cancellations to competition scheduling at our discretion. Competition staff reserves the right to substitute any advertised prize for another prize of similar value.

17) Notification of winners and official finalists will be sent by email and posted on our website. It is the responsibility of the winners to redeem any prizes allotted to them by the Filmmatic Comedy Screenplay Awards or our sponsors. Applicants will be repsonsible for providing current contact information and mailing addresses for prize redemption purposes.

Awards

  • $500 CASH to the Overall Winner
  • A filmmed TABLE READING of the winning script/pilot in Los Angeles, featuring Players/Students from The Los Angeles GROUNDLINGS theater-school
  • SCREENWRITING STAFFING Premium Membership for the Overall Winner
  • INKTIP listing PACKAGES for all Winners
  • Organized Press and EXPOSURE for all 11 Winners and 100 Finalists

FILMMATIC Screenplay Awards Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Andrew Briggs, Competition Director

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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FILMMATIC Screenplay Awards Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Andrew Briggs, Competition Director

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Filmmatic Names Screenplay Award Winners and Finalists

Greg Mania has been named the overall winner of the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards for his script Mania, an edgy and brazen TV Comedy Pilot. Category winners and finalists have also been announced:

SHORTS
Stuck - Corey Surge
Thug - Anthony Assad
The Siberian Trap - Jeffrey Howe
Utopia - Dimi Nakov
The Honor Killing - Guy Quigley (CATEGORY WINNER)
The Hitler Paradox - James Hughes
Broccoli - Tiger Ji
Generation Killer - John Bias
Blue Bunny - Maya Ricol
A War on Terror - Peter Haig

DRAMA
The Open Hill - Ricky Tyree
Don - Alberto Battistutti
Legacy - Jodi Levitan
Perry - RJ Watson
The Lipstick Posse - Kelly Jean Karam
Willowport - Jess Ansik (CATEGORY WINNER)
Sex, Life, Love... in a small corner - John T. Frederick
The Accidental Angel - Oren Weitz
An Unbalanced Line - Kristy Leigh Lussier
Escape the Night - Paul Schwartz

COMEDY
Throwing Hammers - Michael Graf (CATEGORY WINNER)
Forever and Never - Dante Orange
NickerBacher - Terry John Barto
Iron Lung - Kevin Kraft
Best Enemies - Brittany Ashley
Campus 911: Serving Since Yesterday - Richard Geiwitz
The Book Writer - Kris Bauske
MegaBall$ - Marc Baron
Maximum Protection - Joseph Nybyk
Have You No Decency? - Ryan Prinz

HORROR
The Crimson Legacy - Adam Lapallo
Blood Knots - Greg Malkoff
Haunted - Andrew Kosarko
Momma Bird - Bradley Stryker (CATEGORY WINNER)
A Long Shadow at Noon - Ash J. Louis
The Color of Evil - Connie Wilson
Mother Mayhem - Brain W. Smith
Killbook - Pearse Lehane
The Cultists - John Renney
Violate - Judah Ray

ACTION/ADVENTURE
The Mushroom King - Steve Trebilcock (CATEGORY WINNER)
Armor - Michael Daluz
Chronicles of Valor - Robert B.E. Atkinson
Today the Tiger Smiled - Randy Cruts
The Cut - Christopher Kerr
Godless Skies - Joshua David Harris
Serpentine - David Tittone
The Last Game - Phil Kaufman
Smokescreen - Robert Cole
Outcast - Elie Choufany

SCIENCE FICTION
Airborne: The Trials of Nine - Richard Clarke
Forget-Me-Nots - John Drummer
Girl Out of Time - Jay Falconer (CATEGORY WINNER)
White Crow - David Barbeschi
Escape to Hollow Earth - Colin K. Stewart
The Venus Syndrome - Lynn Vincentnathan
Artificial - Jonathan Dillon
Dream Negative - Scott Henderson
Quantum Driver - Rebeca Melara
Amaris - Ian White

HISTORICAL
Hick - Marianna Moneymaker
White Wolf, Black Wolf - Florence Nahon
Little Warrior of Manzanar - Zachary Clark
The Coal Miner’s War - Randall Reese
Dark Angel - Ty Claude
A Fire in the Mind - Ken White
Anne Bonny - Perils of the Pirate Queen - John Bain
Jane, The Legend of Mountain Charley - Mark Mc Quown
When I Was a Child - Terry Needham (CATEGORY WINNER)
Aktion T-4 - John Martins III

FAMILY
The MicroCosmic Cartoon Show - Prema Rose
The Door - Robert Cox
Dragon’s Mist - Randy Cruts (CATEGORY WINNER)
Primos - Scott A. Lopez
Nora, Netball, and Ninjas - Paul Mahoney
South of Main Street - Robert Gately
Time Police: The Curious Case of the Devil Dogs - Scott Simpson
The Money Tree - Shiva Ramanathan
Mysti - Jennifer Phillips
The Flower and the Weed - Joel Doty

TV DRAMA
Marked - Leah Pollack
Blossom Thru The Bricks - Davin intsiful
Cogged - Hunter Davis
Adrift - Michael Snow
Toska - Joseph Kisch
Sepulchre - Mathew McClaughlin
Annabelle Moore - Damion Le Troy Smith
The Blood Trade - Frederico Gianotti (CATEGORY WINNER)
The Resurrectionists - Travis Opgenorth
The Conversion Con - Andrea Lawson

TV COMEDY
King of the Burbs - Joshua Fagan
Pagetravelers - Kes Speelman
2 Broke Girls and the Ransomware - Roger Edwards
Candyland.com - Joan Barrett
Buy It For Me - Sarah Johnson
Characters - Chris Harris
All My Friends Are Gay - Raul Martin Romero
The Reboots - Andrea Lawson
Hell, Inc. - Joshua Pokey
Mania - Greg Mania (OVERALL WINNER)

Updated: 09/07/2018
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FILMMATIC Screenplay Awards Competition

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Andrew Briggs, Competition Director

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 9    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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