The Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Indie Gathering

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Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
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Objective

To recognize excellence in screenwriting of shorts and features in a wide variety of genres.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/01/2020

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Notification: July 3rd, 2020

Rules

PLEASE READ ALL RULES BEFORE SUBMITTING!

When submitting your project, please e-mail us with your project information and genre selection at Kristina@WorldEOnline.com. This must be received by e-mail to ensure your submission goes into the proper judging category. Please note that we may, in our own discretion, move your project into a different genre if we feel it is a better fit for that genre. This does not happen often, but we want to ensure your project is in the right category. However, we still need your selected genre e-mailed to us. Please select only ONE.

Script Genres: Action / Comedy / Comedy-Romantic / Drama / Drama-Comedy / Drama-Crime / Drama-Romantic / Family / Fantasy / Horror / Horror-Comedy / Sci-Fi / Suspense-Thriller / TV Pilot / Web episode / Western

There are NO restrictions as to when your script was completed or where it has been released. Anyone may enter the competition. All entries must receive an average score of 90 or above in the judging process to qualify for award placement.

Please note, if your project qualifies for an award, you or a direct representative from your project must be in attendance at the festival in order to receive any physical awards. Non-attending winners will be e-mailed award certificates after the event.

All submissions - whether accepted or not - come with ONE complimentary 4-day event pass to the festival. Any additional passes must be purchased in advance or at the door.

You may withdraw your submission at any time, but there are no refunds on submissions.

  • By submitting this script, you acknowledge that it is your own original work and you are authorized to submit it to competition.
  • The individual or corporation submitting this script shall indemnify and hold harmless The Indie Gathering from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits and publicity.

Awards

Projects must receive a score of 90 or above to qualify for award placement. Awards up to 4th place in each category, as well as honorable mentions. Awards to attending winners include trophies, plaques, and certificates. Grand champion belt to best overall script. Additional sponsored awards for 2020 TBA.

Indie Gathering

Contact

5009 Storer Ave.
#3
Cleveland, OH 44102

Web:
Click here
Email:
ray@worldeonline.com

Contact: Ray Szuch

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 11    
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The Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Contact

5009 Storer Ave.
#3
Cleveland, OH 44102

Web:
Click here
Email:
ray@worldeonline.com

Contact: Ray Szuch

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 11    
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MovieBytes Interview:
Screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones

An interview with screenwriter Diana Kemp-Jones regarding the Indie Gathering Writing Competition.


Diana Kemp
Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?

A: Bus-Stop took first place in sci-fi short category; Black Widow took second place; Arcade took third place and Desert Dreamer took fourth place. Winston 1 took first place in comedy-horror short; Cabbie took first place in suspense-thriller short; Voyeur took first place in crime-drama short and Blood Money took first place in horror short.

Detour and Bottle Blonde took honorable mentions in short scripts.

Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?

A: Indie Gathering had several categories available to short script writers. I've entered the scripts into several other competitions. So far, I have wins or acceptances in at least two other other venues. In particular, Bus-Stop will be stage read at the Toronto Wildsound Film Festival July event.

Q: Were you satisfied with the adminstration of the contest? Did they meet their deadlines? Did you receive all the awards that were promised?

A: So far so good - will be attending the Indie Gathering in August.

Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?

A: No feedback was provided.

Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?

A: Hope to gain some attention to the projects.

Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?

A: Prolific! Loads of other completed scripts, novels, stories with others in progress.

Q: Do you live in Los Angeles? If not, do you have any plans to move there?

A: I'm a resident of LA.

Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?

A: Editing one completed feature and halfway through another. Also have two shorts in progress.

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2007

The Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Contact

5009 Storer Ave.
#3
Cleveland, OH 44102

Web:
Click here
Email:
ray@worldeonline.com

Contact: Ray Szuch

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 11    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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