Screenplay Festival

Screenplay Festival

Contact

15021 Ventura Blvd. #523
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(424) 248-9221 (voice)
(866) 770-2994 (fax)

Web:
http://screenplayfestival.com
Email:
info@screenplayfestival.com

Contact: Rick Reynolds, Assistant Coordinator

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Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
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Objective

Awards Ceremony at a Film Festival! Screenplay Festival winners get that rarest of experiences for a writer; applause from an audience. Our winners get to come out from behind the keyboard and be celebrated!

Now Accepting Television Scripts! The writers spoke, and we listened. We have now added four categories to our contest for television scripts.

Screenplay Festival now features the following categories:

Feature Film: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Thriller Horror Television: Half Hour Pilot, Half Hour Spec, One Hour Pilot, One Hour Spec

As one of the highest rated contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival was established to help eliminate this "chicken and egg" problem. By accepting all submitted screenplays and judging them based upon their quality -- not their source or their standardized formatting or the quality of the brads holding them together -- Screenplay Festival looks to give undiscovered screenwriters an opportunity to rise above the crowd. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 07/31/2020

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Notification: October 15, 2019

Rules

  1. All writers of submitted material must be 18 years or older, including co-authored material.
  2. Screenplays written by teams of two or more writers are eligible for Screenplay Festival. Any award won by a co-authored script will be divided evenly among the writers listed on the entry form.
  3. Screenplays that have been previously optioned, sold or produced are not eligible to compete in Screenplay Festival.
  4. Screenplays must be the original work of the author.
    • Screenplays adapted from other sources that were written by other authors (such as but not limited to books or plays) are not eligible to compete in Screenplay Festival, regardless of the source author's permission.
    • Screenplays adapted from other sources by the author of that source are not eligible to compete in Screenplay Festival if the source material has previously optioned, sold or produced.
  5. Submissions of new drafts or corrected pages will not be accepted.
  6. Screenplays must be submitted in English.
  7. A writer may enter more than one screenplay; however, a separate entry form and fee are required for each script submitted.

Awards

Grand Prize Winners (One Per Category) and Honorable Mentions.

Screenplay Festival

Contact

15021 Ventura Blvd. #523
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(424) 248-9221 (voice)
(866) 770-2994 (fax)

Web:
http://screenplayfestival.com
Email:
info@screenplayfestival.com

Contact: Rick Reynolds, Assistant Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 71    
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Screenplay Festival

Contact

15021 Ventura Blvd. #523
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(424) 248-9221 (voice)
(866) 770-2994 (fax)

Web:
http://screenplayfestival.com
Email:
info@screenplayfestival.com

Contact: Rick Reynolds, Assistant Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 71    
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Contest News

Screenplay Festival Announces 2007 Contest Winners

Screenplay Festival has announced their screenwriting contest winners in all genres:

Action/Adventure:


Grand Prize
Tony Wakefield -- The Faster Strike


Honorable Mentions
Robert Repino -- Empire of Dirt
Brian Van Norman -- Storm Birds
Alan Foley -- The Otherworld
Jenny Copeland -- Tiananmen West
Pete Thomas -- Til Death Do Us Part


Comedy:


Grand Prize
Adam Balsam -- The Village Idiot


Honorable Mentions
Nathan Carliner Goldman -- Batter Up
Louis Tripodes -- Clutch
Todd Luongo -- P.R.
Simon Williamson -- The Hogswood Incident
Debra Hardy -- The Sweet Competition


Drama:


Grand Prize
Chuck Monzo -- The Michigan Assassin


Honorable Mentions
Burt Bulos -- Dime A Dance
Steven A. Lyons -- First Casualty
Aaron Yarber -- Sonny
VerLynn Kneifl -- To Die In Tennessee
Tom Hobbs -- Trauma Junkie


Family:


Grand Prize
George Ferris -- Beyond the Horizon


Honorable Mentions
Jeff Williams -- Call of Ki-Woon
John Aldriedge -- Missing Parts
Steven Samuels -- Mr. Smith's Class Goes to Washington
Ben Shelfer & Scott Shelfer -- Struttin'
Mary Huckstep -- To Catch A Keeper


Thriller/Horror:


Grand Prize
Mike Sherer -- Prisons of the Mind


Honorable Mentions
Nathaniel Gutman -- HourZero
Ron Podell -- Pulp Science Fiction
Todd Crawford & Patrick Crawford & Jeremy Padow -- Savage Weekend
Dick Upson -- The Companion
Linda Marr -- The Magician's Daughter


Updated: 06/02/2008

Screenplay Festival

Contact

15021 Ventura Blvd. #523
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(424) 248-9221 (voice)
(866) 770-2994 (fax)

Web:
http://screenplayfestival.com
Email:
info@screenplayfestival.com

Contact: Rick Reynolds, Assistant Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.3/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Report Cards: 71    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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