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CALL FOR ENTRIES -- SCREENPLAYFEST 2012 -- $5000 in AWARDS! ROBERT MCKEE LESSONS, MEET 100+ EXECS, ANALYSIS...

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www.ScreenplayFest.com    THERE WILL BE FIVE ONLINE CONTESTS: 1. March 05, 2012 to May 01, 2012 2. May 05, 2012 to July 01, 2012 3. July 05, 2012 to September 01, 2012 4. September 05, 2012 to November 01, 2012 5. November 05, 2012 to January 01, 2012 - "The GRAND PRIZE Contest" The TOP FOUR WINNERS from EACH of the online contests will be considered "Quarter-Finalists" and will be entered into the Grand Prize Contest. Why hold these Deadline C...

ASIA-BASED SCREENWRITER & SCRIPT DOCTOR

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Camerado SE Asia recommends...  ASW: ASIA-BASED SCREENWRITER & SCRIPT DOCTOR Screenwriting :: Analysis :: Polishing :: Dialogue Enhancement Structural Renovation and Tweaks   Available for: Dialogue Tweaks and Character Development Local Research in Asia for Projects of All Genres Screenplay Evaluation with Notes Writing & Co-writing Complete Screenplays based on Outline, Notes, or Treatment Documentary Research an...

FINAL DEADLINE for ONLINE CONTEST#1 - 01/05/11 - $20 ENTRY - CALL FOR ENTRIES!

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Hello Writers!We hope all is well with your screenwriting!We are thrilled to inform you of fantastic news regarding Philadelphia's SCREENPLAYFEST - Your Online Screenplay Contest!  We have TWO exciting NEW SPONSORS:  ROBERT MCKEE'S STORYLOGUE and DANIEL MANUS' NO BULLSCRIPT CONSULTING.  The addition of these amazing sponsors has pushed our AWARDS total over $5000!Our FINAL DEADLINE for our 1ST ONLINE CONTEST FOR 2011 is:  January 5, 2011... 01/05/11 (11:59PM).  EVERY s...

Submit your film or screenplay to the Nantucket Film Festival today!

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The Nantucket Film Festival is accepting film and screenplay submissions for its 16th edition, to be held June 22-26, 2011. Unique in its dedication to supporting and promoting the art of screenwriting, the Nantucket Film Festival has been a standout on the festival circuit, screening imaginative films with an eye for great storytelling. The films shown at NFF are comprised of independent, studio-produced, foreign, documentary, animation, and short works in every genre. All film s...

2 NEW SPONSORS ADDED!!! - $20 Entry Submit today to our ONLINE SCREENPLAYFEST

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We are proud to announce two additional sponsors:  SellaScript.com, Virtual Pitchfest, and DoneDealPro.com!  VIRTUAL PITCHFEST: 10 Pitch Package! (valued $90.00) Are you tired of cold querying Hollywood and getting Radio Silence?  Enter www.VirtualPitchFest.com which enables screenwriters to Pitch Hollywood Pros online with the assurance of a guaranteed response back. With VPF, your query letters are sent directly to Pros via the site and responded to within 5 days. VPF n...

London Screenwriters Festival

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London Screenwriters Festival is a festival that runs from the 29th - 31st October it is only about screen writing and its for screen writes. I'm not really a screen writer but the line up of events looked kinder cool. Also as most film makers know some times its just easier to write your own work then it is to wait for some one else to write it.The event i enjoyed from the first day was Kate Lays "Your Script, From Good to Great" this event was all about getting you script up to the b...

The Golden Age of Television Competition Call for entry

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Quarter Finals: December 15th Semi Finals - December 28th Winner - January 15th, 2011 Call for Entries is open Extended Deadline: November 15th, 2010 Contact Info Official Webiste Contact the competition's Founder Julie Gray info@justeffing.com         ...

Write and Sell the Hot Script

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Getting your idea from your head to a sheet of paper means a journey of just eighteen inches. Approach the journey in the right way, and you will arrive safely. Start this journey unprepared and you will end up wandering and confused, your idea locked inside you, those eighteen inches may as well be a million miles. Discover the insider trade secrets that are designed to keep outsiders from breaking into the industry. Find out shortcuts to success, and how to map out a hugely rewarding car...

Call for Entries - A Visionary Screenwriter Competition - Cash Award

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The Visionary Screenwriter Competition has been developed by screenwriters for screenwriters. The Visionary Screenwriter Competition focuses on the writer's unique creative contribution to the film and television industries. Our awards are deliberately development focused. We encourage everyone to embrace the development and feedback process. The judges are looking for an engaging premise, well executed, with compelling characters, sharp dialogue and a satisfying ending. We want your best work...

Hollywood Launches Site to Scout Next Blockbuster Movie

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Throughout movie history, the most critically acclaimed, award winning, blockbuster movies have been based on true stories or events. Hollywood once depended on a closed network of producers to identify potential stories for securing the TV/film rights for development and production, but times have changed and the new media age has found that Hollywood power-execs are reaching out across the web to discover amazing stories and scripts from anyone. TVFilmRights.com has been launched as the pre...

The Story Works: new screenwriting training initiative at Edinburgh Festival

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Edinburgh, Scotland, 15 October 2009, The Edinburgh International Film Festival today announced a new training initiative funded by Skillset, - The Story Works.The Story Works is a high-level screenwriting initiative aimed at experienced screenwriters which will be delivered by the triumvirate partnership of story editor Kate Leys - as project director, producers Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey as creative advisors and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.The programme is supported by an advi...

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

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Feature Screenplay Competition Deadline July 12th 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers. Categories: Drama Com...

FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Calling for Submissions!

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FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competitions Late Deadline: July 12, 2009 WAB Deadline :July 22, 2009 Top three scripts are judged by Hollywood production companies and top producers in the industry, including Greenestreet Films, Boxing Cat Films (Tim Allen’s production company), Madhouse Entertainment, Avalanche! Entertainment, CMM Productions, Alma Libra Films, Vine Entertainment, Converge Entertainment and some of Hollywood’s biggest producers....

Claw Award Winners (2007, Terror Film Festival)

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  2007 CLAW AWARD WINNERS Excellence in the Craft of FILMMAKING Best Feature Film SIDE SHO Director, Mike D'Anna Producer, Paula Fox Best Director JOHN FAUST By Appointment Only Best Screenplay THE WISH Screenwriter, Christian Jude Grillo Best Horror Short Film RED HARVEST Director, Dylan Griffith Producer, Dylan Griffith Best Fantasy Short Film REGRET Director, Craig Sudac Producer, Craig Sudac Best Science Fiction Short Film ELECTRICAL SKELETAL...

The 1st. edition of B-est

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The 1st edition of B-EST IFF took place between 20.04 - 24.04 2005, at Union, Eforie, Elvira Popescu cinemas and enjoyed recognition on behalf of the national and international press. The festival was opened by the film “The Land Of Freedom” directed by Amos Gitai, (official competition Cannes, 2005), in the presence of Israeli director Amos Gitai. The president of the jury of the 1st edition of B-EST IFF was the Australian director Bruce Beresford, well known for his “Oscar Nominati...

2009 Great Lakes Film Association Scriptwriting Competition

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The annual Great Lakes Film Association Scriptwriting Competition has officially opened its Call for Entries and will accept submissions internationally of short and feature length screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays of all genres and niches including documentary, horror, experimental, Religious/Spiritual, animation and Gay/Lesbian for the 2009 competition.The Great Lakes Film Association Scriptwriting Competition has achieved such great success in past years that we now are able to offer a ...

Celebrating Israeli Cinema At The Hamptons Film FF

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The Hamptons International Film Festival, which kicked off its five-day cinema celebration last evening, will toast the 60th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel with a program focusing on contemporary films and filmmakers from the Holy Land. LEMON TREE (Israel, East Coast Premiere) directed by Eran Riklis, will be the Opening Night Film of the Israel at 60 Program, and East Hampton's Vered Gallery will host a Israel at 60 Reception following the film. Other films in the program in...

MediaBridge Screenwriters' Lab: Teens Teaming up with the Pros

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For every Harry Potter, Frodo Baggins, and Luke Skywalker, there has been a Dumbledore, a Gandalf and an Obi Wan Kenobi. And for every budding screenwriter, there are mentors who help steer them on their way. At Facets Multi-Media's third annual MediaBridge Screenwriters' Lab, held August 4-8 at the Harold Washington Cultural Center (4701 S. King Drive), a team of "creative advisors," will read and critique the MediaBridge screenwriters' scripts. Five professional actors will apply their talents...

Amos Gitai to speak at Locarno Future of Cinema Salon

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Amos Gitai will speak at the panel on Digital Distribution at Future of Cinema Salon Locarno 2008Future of Cinema Panel on Digital Distributionin association with XDC The Hollywood Reporter and  Cineuropa.org  Saturday August 9th, 2008: Forum, 11:00AM - 12:30AM What is the current International panorama of D Cinema, how many screens.Which business models prevail in Europe, what is the status in Switzerlan?Which content from film to opera and sports in the theatres?Which new consumers’ habits...

FROM PAGE TO SALE! SCRIPTBIZ™ 2008 TWO-DAY SCREENWRITING WORKSHOPS

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Two-Day Screenwriting Workshop to take place at this year’s Rhode Island International Film Festival (PROVIDENCE, RI) ScriptBiz 2008 has a developed two days of interactive and informational workshops for aspiring screenwriters desiring to hone and harness their craft. Special guests include Hollywood filmmaker MICHAEL CORRENTE (“Federal Hill,” Outside Providence,” “American Buffalo,” “Brooklyn Rules,” “Dumb & Dumber,” “There’s Something About Mary”), PILAR ALES...

2008 Great Lakes Independent Film Festival Call For Entries

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Among the top 100 most popular film festivals in the world, the 7th annual Great Lakes Independent Film Festival has officially opened its Call for Entries and will accept submissions internationally of independently produced feature length and short length films and scripts in the genres of documentary, horror, experimental, Religious/Spiritual, animation, and all genre of music videos and Gay/Lesbian for the 2008 festival, September 25th. Thru September 28th. We shall accept all ranges of mus...

Screenwriting for Film & Television

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Screenwriting is an exciting area within the film industry. In fact everything rest of screenwriters. There would be no films without screenwriters. The writers are the creative genius behind the masterpieces which have been created since the beginning of film. Screenwriters can be said to be the cornerstone of Hollywood and the movie industry in general. Without their scripts actors would not be working, directors would not be directing and the food cart would have no cast and crew to sel...

StoryLink a new Social network for screenwriters

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The Writers Store® (www.writersstore.com), the premier resource center for writers and filmmakers worldwide, today announced the official launch of StoryLink (www.storylink.com), the first social networking website specifically created for screenwriters and filmmakers. StoryLink offers members countless opportunities to network with professional and aspiring creatives and to promote, share and market their materials or services. StoryLink is the only online destination that combines the crafts ...

Indie Film Nation Podcast #082 - Daniel Snyder (Director) of Dreams On Spec (USA)

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Interview with Daniel Snyder (Director) of Dreams on Spec (USA) feature documentary film by Mercury Productions - now available on DVD from Amazon & NeoFlix! The film follows three aspiring screenwriters as they try to get their scripts turned into film. The film features established screenwriters James L. Brooks (Terms of Endearment), Nora Ephron (Sleepless In Seattle), Gary Ross (Seabiscuit), Ed Solomon (Men In Black), Steven De Souza (Die Hard) and Carrie Fisher (Script Doctor and On The ...

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