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Writers Place

The Writers Place

Contact

P.O. Box 11426
Pensacola, FL 32524-1426
850-476-1405 (voice)
850-476-1039 (fax)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Jim Fischer, Cofounder/Director of Administration

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
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Objective

To assist the aspiring screenwriter in realizing his/her dream of becoming a professional screenwriter. To eliminate industry chokepoints that stifle creativity and impede screenplay access to managers,agents & producers.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Contact contest for this year's deadline.

Rules

  1. Full-length scripts - not more than 130 pages.
  2. Half-hour shorts or teleplays - not more than 45 pages.
  3. Submissions must be in Engish
  4. Submissions must use 12-point Courier font.
  5. Pages should be numbered.
  6. 3-hole punch & brads with front & back cover.
  7. No promotional material.
  8. No shooting scripts.
  9. Scipts must be copyrighted or registered with the WGA.
  10. Entry form, release form & appropriate fee must accompany each submission.
  11. May enter more than one script.
  12. $10 administrative charge for scripts submitted after contest period deadline.

Awards

Winning & placing scripts are submitted to managers, agents and/or producers; Final Draft Screenwriting Software or commensurate cash; and yearly magazine subscriptions of major industry periodicals.

The Writers Place

Contact

P.O. Box 11426
Pensacola, FL 32524-1426
850-476-1405 (voice)
850-476-1039 (fax)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Jim Fischer, Cofounder/Director of Administration

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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The Writers Place

Contact

P.O. Box 11426
Pensacola, FL 32524-1426
850-476-1405 (voice)
850-476-1039 (fax)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Jim Fischer, Cofounder/Director of Administration

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

TWP Announces Nov. - April Screenplay Finalists

The Writers Place (TWP) has announced the finalists for its November 2013 through April 2014 screenplay competition.

FULL-LENGTH:
Still Life by Lisa Reily
The Concert by Steven Prowse
American Bred by Justin Chambers
First Light by Quinn P. Dewsbury
Rubber Room by Doug Bost
The King's Court by Brandon Montgomery
Ludlow by Bradd Hopkins
Young Will by Elizabeth B. Hooker
The Prince of North Beach by Tom Giuliano
Of Gods and Buckets by Gilda Henry
Adolescence Is Hell by C. S. Torres
The Fab Five: Elvis and the Beatles take a Day Off by Sandy Steele
Stray Dogs Run Wild by Blanca Escoda

TELEPLAY/SHORT:
Cold Kill by Elwood Scales
Close Encounter by Kerry W. Parsons
The Last High by Doug Bost
Utterly Blase' by Clara Bijl
Hannah's Birthday by Juliet Bergh
The Men We Meet by Rachel Zake
The Tinwife by Travis Neufeld
Bodies by Kenneth Zdanowicz
It's Thursday and I Need Beer by Paul OConnor
Daisy by Nancy Paton
That Crazy Faust by Ben Lybrand
Fragment by Angel Nunez

The order in which the above scripts are listed is no indication of preference.

Winner announcement (1st, 2nd & 3rd ): 1 July 2014

Updated: 06/03/2014
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The Writers Place

Contact

P.O. Box 11426
Pensacola, FL 32524-1426
850-476-1405 (voice)
850-476-1039 (fax)

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Jim Fischer, Cofounder/Director of Administration

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.2/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.7/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 21    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Debi Calabro

An interview with screenwriter Debi Calabro regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/06/2015

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Carlton Witherell

An interview with screenwriter Carlton Witherell regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/23/2013

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Christine Autrand Mitchell

An interview with screenwriter Christine Autrand Mitchell regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 05/09/2012

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Diane Meyer

An interview with screenwriter Diane Meyer regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/24/2010

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Deana Costner

An interview with screenwriter Deana Costner regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/12/2009

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Elizabeth Hamlett

An interview with screenwriter Elizabeth Hamlett regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/29/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Jonathan Harnisch

An interview with screenwriter Jonathan Harnisch regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/22/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones

An interview with screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/24/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Robert Heske

An interview with screenwriter Robert Heske regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 01/02/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Don Rosenblit

An interview with screenwriter Don Rosenblit regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/02/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Alan Baxter

An interview with screenwriter Alan Baxter regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/25/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Jeff Seeman

An interview with screenwriter Jeff Seeman regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/05/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Parker Briscoe

An interview with screenwriter Parker Briscoe regarding the Writers Place Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/20/2005
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