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American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

American Zoetrope

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916 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-788-7500 (voice)
415-989-7910 (fax)

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Email:
contests@zoetrope.com

Contact: Manjula Martin

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Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
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Objective

The mission of the American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest is to find and promote new and innovative voices in cinema. Every script is read closely by a select handful of professional readers, and Francis Ford Coppola selects a grand prize–winner from among the top ten finalists. The grand prize–winner receives a cash prize, and the scripts of all top ten finalists are sent by Zoetrope to leading production companies and talent agencies for consideration.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 09/12/2023

Notification: One winning script and nine finalists will be announced on February 12, 2024. Semi- and quarterfinalists will be announced at the same time.

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

The winner of the competition will receive the grand prize of $5,000.

The winner and nine honorable-mentions will be considered for representation by select agencies and their scripts will be considered for film option and development by leading production companies, including:American Zoetrope, Anonymous Content, Cats & Dogs Productions, Double Hope Films, Forward Movement (an ARRAY Company), Fox Searchlight, The Gersh Agency, Groundswell Productions, Icon Films, IFC Films, Jean Doumanian Productions, Lionsgate, LIT Entertainment Group, Lleju Productions, Number 9 Films, Oasis Media Group, Pretty Pictures Productions, Robert Evans, Roserock Films, Sony Pictures Classics, Verisimilitude, William Morris Endeavor, and Working Title Films.

American Zoetrope

Contact

916 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-788-7500 (voice)
415-989-7910 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
contests@zoetrope.com

Contact: Manjula Martin

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 36    
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American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Contact

916 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-788-7500 (voice)
415-989-7910 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
contests@zoetrope.com

Contact: Manjula Martin

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 36    
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Contest News

American Zoetrope Names Contest Winners

Zach Bandler's Land of the Young has been named the winner from among more than 2,000 submissions to the 21st Annual American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition. Finalists have also been announced by Judge Francis Coppola and the Zoetrope staff. [Updated: 02/12/2024]

American Zoetrope Names Contest Winners

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American Zoetrope Announces Contest Winner

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American Zoetrope Names Contest Winners

Poppy Luard's Careme has been named the winner from early 2,000 submissions to the 18th Annual American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition. Finalists, semifinalists, and quarterfinalists have also been announced. [Updated: 02/12/2021]

American Zoetrope Names Contest Winners

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American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest

Contact

916 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-788-7500 (voice)
415-989-7910 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
contests@zoetrope.com

Contact: Manjula Martin

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.1/5.0)
Feedback: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 36    
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