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WorldFest has announced their screenplay competition winners for 2007.
WorldFest Houston has announced their Platinum Award winning scripts for 2006.
WorldFest has announced its complete list of screenplay award winners.
WorldFest Houston 2001 wraps up with awards, box office up 5%.
An interview with screenwriter Alan Baxter regarding the Worldfest - Houston Writing Competition.Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?
A: The title of my script is "Alone In A Crowd."
A teenage boy struggles with his autism as he tries to survive high school life.
The story is told from the unique perspective of an autistic teenager. He lives in a world of chaos created by his heightened awareness of light, movement, and sounds.
A: The Worldfest script competition has been around for years and it seemed well respected. Also, I entered the Moondance Int'l Film Festival and my script placed as a semi-finalist. I am still waiting to hear back from other contests.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: Overall, the experience was very rewarding. They met their deadlines and I received my award.Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?
A: No feedback.Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?
A: The contest has given my script credibility. So far, I haven't been contacted by anyone, but I am hoping to get the script produced in the near future.Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?
A: I graduated from Chapman University with a BFA in Film and TV Production. I worked as a production assistant on the TV shows "Frasier" and "ER." Currently, I work as an assistant editor on independent feature films and in television.
I have written a feature script and I am working on another short script.
A: I am one of the few, born and raised in LA.Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?
A: I am writing a short script tackling the controversial illegal immigration issue.