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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Feedback: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.7/5.0)
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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: 10/01/2020

Notification: The winner and nine honorable mentions will be contacted directly by American Zoetrope via email on or before December 15, 2020.

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:
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Email:
contests@zoetrope.com

Contact: Manjula Martin

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 30    
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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 (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 30    
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Contest News

American Zoetrope Names Contest Winners

Tricia Lee's Mother-Daughter has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 17th Annual American Zoetrope Screenplay Competition.

GRAND PRIZE–WINNER
Mother-Daughter
Tricia Lee
(Valley Village, CA)

FINALISTS/HONORABLE MENTIONS
Men
Rebecca Dreyfus
(Brooklyn, NY)

Valid
Sefi Atta
(Meridian, MS)

The Shtick-Up
by Valerie Bodurtha
(Stamford, CT)

A Citizen
by Jason Christou and Tanya Farley
(Melbourne, Australia)

Service Animals
by Christopher Corte
(North Hollywood, CA)

The Thirty Second Plan
by Lori Dale
(Los Angeles, CA)

The Fourteeners
by Edgar Martinez Schulz
(North Hollywood, CA)

Under Act (PILOT)
by Nir Shelter
(Rose Bay, NSW, Australia)

The Carlisle Indian
by Peter Vicaire
(Savage, MN)

The complete list of all finalists, including semi- and quarterfinalists, and the list of the prizes are available on our American Zoetrop website.





Updated: 02/18/2020

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 (3.3/5.0)
Professionalism: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.8/5.0)
Feedback: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.7/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.3/5.0)
Report Cards: 30    
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