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2022 Screenplay Competition Finalists Announced

Three scripts went on to Ojai Film Festival Screenplay Competition judges for their final determination of this year’s winner. “Pride and Prudence” by Fran Evelyn Ervin of Los Angeles CA “Prizrack” by Jeff Kaufman of Studio City CA “The Prison Club” by Catherine B. Owens of Hillsborough NC Award-winning writer and filmmaker Fran Evelyn Ervin’s distinctions include Project Greenlight Finalist, Creative Screenwriting CS ...

ALAIN ZIRAH, OFF de Cannes founder, GLOBAL FRENCH ARTIST

‘I put subversive ideas in writing, drawing, painting, shooting photography and films.’   After 25 years in real estate in Luxury and photographer, Alain Zirah decides to change its destiny and founded OFF de Cannes Festival, in 2005. During 72th Cannes Film Festival, 2019 May, he was under the limelights during differents events. The fashion designer Serine Kurt won the Fashion Grand Prix of the Great International Web Contest. Alain Zirah & Aleah Leigh (Dragon L...

OFF DE CANNES 2019 : ALAIN ZIRAH & ANNE GOMIS

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‘72th Cannes festival was the worst film festival but the best OFF de Cannes festival.’     During 72th Cannes Film Festival, 2019 May, Alain Zirah and Anne Gomis were happy to put the contest winners under the limelights during differents events.   The model Annie Kinnen, our swiss banker, the producer Steven Nia, the fashion designer Valeriya Banina, Alain Zirah and the singer Richard Rivault. An interview about 2019 Cannes Festival with Alain Zirah 1....

ALAIN ZIRAH, COMPLETE ARTIST FROM FRANCE

‘I put subversive ideas in writing, drawing, painting, shooting photography and films.’   After 25 years in real estate in Luxury and photographer, Alain Zirah decides to change its destiny and found OFF de Cannes Festival, in 2005. During 72th Cannes Film Festival, 2019 May, he was under the limelights during differents events. The fashion designer Serine Kurt won the Fashion Grand Prix of the Great International Web Contest. Alain Zirah & Aleah Leigh (Dragon Lad...

The 2021 BlueCat Screenplay Competition: CALL FOR ENTRIES

The BlueCat Screenplay Competition, now in its 23rd year, is open for submissions for its 2021 competition. BlueCat remains committed to the undiscovered writer and continues its tradition of providing written analysis on every script submitted.   BlueCat accepts features, shorts, and pilots and awards over $40,000 in cash prizes each year, including the Fellini Award, which gives $2,500 to the best script written by an international writer. Are you ready to submit y...

International Thai Film Festival 2019

ABOUT ITFF:

International Thai Film Festival a.k.a. ITFF is an internationally recognized film industry event and registered international film festival of Thailand. The event of ITFF is a film screening event and film entertainment industry expo, organized by S.E.G. with the event partner; SHOW DC. This year (ITFF 2019), the event will take place on the 14th & 15th of September 2019 at the amazing Ultra Arena of SHOW DC in the beautiful city of Bangkok, Thailand. (Ultra Arena is a modern theatre that is 5 times larger than an average multiplex cinema). Alongside screenings of a wide variety of films (Official Selection), there are Panel Talks session, networking opportunities, a market and the ITFF Award Ceremony. ITFF brings together film, animation and entertainment industry professionals from around the world, celebrating and awarding the very best productions and artists, from emerging talents to seasoned professionals. ITFF is an event where connections are made, not to be missed by local and foreign filmmakers and industry professionals.

ABOUT THE COMPETITION:

ITFF Competition is a film, animation and video competition for industry professionals and amateurs alike, who are passionate about filmmaking and wish to screen their work and compete for ITFF Awards to gain a wider recognition and reputation in the industry. Entrants have a chance to win a trophy and prizes at ITFF. The selection of productions is executed by the ITFF Judging Board that includes established Thai film and entertainment industry professionals and guest judges from major studios (USA, France, China, Korea and Australia). With their extensive industry experience and knowledge, each project submitted to ITFF Competition is viewed and studied closely, awarding creativity and the execution of their story regardless of the budget of their production. Submit your work and take us on a journey that surprises us, shocks us, melts our hearts, makes us laugh or simply entertains us.

SUBMISSION PLATFORMS:

FilmFreeway: https://filmfreeway.com/thaifilmfest

FestHome: https://festhome.com/f/3906

Withoutabox: https://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=17485

FilmFestivalLife: https://www.filmfestivallife.com/International-Thai-Film-Festival/

Sfilmmaker: http://www.sfilmmaker.com/index.php?m=content&c=index&a=filmfestLists&f_id=211&v_id=

ClickForFestivals: https://www.clickforfestivals.com/international-thai-film-festival-itff

RULES:

Your film or video may originate from anywhere from the world! Any nationalities and any production can enter our International Categories.

To enter Thai categories, your film or video must be a Thai production, produced in Thailand and the producer(s) and the director(s) of your production must be Thai citizens.

The official languages of ITFF are English and Thai. All non-English or non-Thai language entries must have English or Thai subtitles. (Except for music videos)

We would like to have Thailand premieres, but it is not a requirement. Productions submitted to the Festival must have been completed after January 1, 2016. Works-In-Progress are not considered. Productions that are nominated at previous editions of ITFF are not considered.

All genres of production are welcome (For example: comedy, drama, action, sci-fi, documentary, thriller, horror, art projects, etc...), except pornographic content. Over-sexualized contents are not allowed. You may have used any of the execution techniques (For example: film, animation - traditional or computer generated 2D or 3D) to execute your production.

You may submit multiple productions and can apply in as many categories as like as long as your production meets the criteria of the selected category you wish to submit to. Each submission will be considered and charged separately.

All entered films and videos must be the original work of the author or authors. Multiple authorship is allowed. ITFF and its organizers shall not be responsible directly or indirectly for any liability arising from any violation of any copyright laws. 

ITFF is granted the right to use the submitted films and film stills for promotional purposes on the internet, television and other media, an excerpt of maximum 10% of the length of each submitted film may be used for that purpose. Please note that we will not in any way upload nor release your film or video online, with the exception of a poster and/or a trailer of your production. [In other words: The Rights of your production remain with you and/ or the original right-holder(s) of the production. We only require the rights to screen your production during the Event. We only upload the trailer of your production (if you have provided one to us), the poster of your production and we may excerpt 10% of your production for promotional purposes.]

ITFF does not consider films that require screening or rental fees.

​The festival does not accept any free entries, nor do we hand out fee waivers.

Entry Fees are non-refundable.

Your production entry cannot be withdrawn from the competition after 1st of July 2019.

The decisions of our judges are final and will not be reconsidered by any means.

All films and video productions submitted that are meeting our requirements are eligible for nomination for ITFF Film and Entertainment Industry Awards.

FOR MORE INFO:

For further information, please visit our website at https://www.thaifilmfestival.com/ enlightened

Meanwhile, please like & follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thaifilmfest yes

See you at the event of International Thai Film Festival 2019! 

 

2018 OFF CANNES FESTIVAL - The results of the GREAT INTERNATIONAL CONTEST ON WEB

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Now'Day Sunday 13 May, Alain Zirah and Anne Gomis have the pleasure to receive at 4pm at the bookstore - tea lounge AUTOUR D'UN LIVRE, 11 rue Bivouac Napoleon 06400 Cannes the preselected artists of the Great International Contest on Web for 2018 OFF Cannes Festival. After the signature of Alain Zirah's book "Cannes Festival backstage" the guests will meet at Le Bivouac bar 1 DAY 1 EVENT where the media will be there, for a presentation of the artists. Till 2005 t...

2018 OFF CANNES FESTIVAL - The results of the GREAT INTERNATIONAL CONTEST ON WEB

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  Now'Day Sunday 13 May, Alain Zirah and Anne Gomis have the pleasure to receive at 4pm at the bookstore - tea lounge AUTOUR D'UN LIVRE, 11 rue Bivouac Napoleon 06400 Cannes the preselected artists of the Great International Contest on Web for 2018 OFF Cannes Festival. After the signature of Alain Zirah's book "Cannes Festival backstage" the guests will meet at Le Bivouac bar 1 DAY 1 EVENT where the media will be there, for a presentation of the artists. Till ...

LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2017 - CALL FOR ENTRIES

  We are delighted to announce the opening of the Labour film Festival International Contest 2017. This is an engaging NEW format for our festivals (London & North West) built around an impressive, shorts and feature length film contest. We are asking people to enter our contest with films that tell stories related to the world of work and of ...

LABOUR FILM FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL CONTEST 2017 - Categories, Rules, Themes and Awards

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Our Labour Film Festivals celebrate national and international cinema with the twin objective of recognising and supporting new filmmakers and improving knowledge, accessibility and understanding of social and labour issues amongst a wide and diverse audience. The Festival seeks to encourage creativity and support the dissemination of audiovisual works that contain stories about work and workers, giving priority to their point of view of the world and social issues affecting their daily w...

Call for entries: Film Daily - Screenwriting Competition

Film Daily is looking for the voices of the new generation. Each month, we launch a new opportunity in a genre for talented screenwriters to win, and are delighted to announce our first competition.
 
Your work will be judged by a panel of over 20 industry professionals. Each screenplay entered gains valuable script coverage.
 
The winners also receive:
 
• Professional screenwriting software from our sponsors
• 1 hour facetime with industry professionals to help kickstart your career
• An invitation to a special awards event within their region
 
Our screenwriting prize is awarded for comedy, horror, sci-fi, and drama scripts, shorts, and pilots. We wanted to spread the love and made a special 50%-off discount code for your community. Just enter FriendsFD at checkout. 
 
Closing date: July 31st – late entry waiver available; email us.
 
Enter the contest here http://filmdaily.co/contest/
 
For news, views & reviews go here http://filmdaily.co/
 
Any questions email ops@filmdaily.co

13Horror.com Film & Screenplay Contest

13Horror.com is back with THE go-to contest for horror screenwriters and film-makers!

The categories for the contest are: 
1) Feature-length screenplays 
2) Short screenplays 
3) Feature-length movies 
4) Short movies

Winning entrants will receive some truly awesome prizes, including:

- Cash 
- Publishing deals 
- Movie distribution offer 
- Film-making classes 
- Contacts with horror movie industry insiders 
- Horror merchandise 
- And much more

2nd Edition: Golden Frames 2017 - International Short Film Festival

GOLDEN FRAMES 2017 - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
 
Six Sigma Films is now pleased to announce its 2nd edition i.e, Golden Frames 2017 for Short Films & Documentaries. This festival provides an online platform to encourage and promote budding & talented film makers. Screening of short listed films & docs will be on 12th May 2017 in Andheri, Mumbai.
 
Golden Frames 2016, International Short Film Festival was a big success & we received more than 1000 entries from 80+ countries. 100+ short films from 60 countries across the world was screened on 23rd-24th April 2016 at Andheri, Mumbai. All genres of Films ranging from action to romance, drama, comedy, science fiction & animation were showcased. Read More about the first edition of Golden Frames & the winners at - http://www.sixsigmafilms.com/goldenframes.htm
 
Six Sigma Films is a major Film Production House. It is amongst Top producers & distributors of Short films, videos, independent films online. It is also a top organizer of Film Conferences/Awards & Festivals. We have conceptualized and organized first ever film finance conference & awards in India (COFFI). We have successfully organized more than 10 short film festivals. Our YouTube Channel have 600 plus short films, documentaries & videos, over 35 million views and counting. Six Sigma Films has worked closely with the major industry associations, corporates & premier educational institutes.
 
SELECTION PROCEDURE 
Creative and Technical merit - Story line, narrative, Subject treatment, Direction, Technical aspects (i.e., Cinematography, Screenplay, acting, music etc)
 
COMPLETED SUBMISSIONS INCLUDE:
- Submission fees 
- All required fields through Online platform 
- Synopsis (in English), 2 high resolution stills from the film, trailer, and an official film poster
 
CATEGORIES OF THE CONTEST
Films in in all genres & any language is acceptable
1. Short Category 
Short Films & Docs with duration upto 10 minutes
2. Long Category
Short Films & Docs with duration upto 30 minutes*
* Exemption on duration of the film on merit. Running time includes end credits. 
 
DATE OF SUBMISSION
Earlybird Deadline: March 20th, 2017
Regular Deadline: April 15th, 2017
Late Deadline: May 1st, 2017 
 
ENTRY FEE
a) Earlybird Fee: INR 1600/- OR US$ 24 
b) Regular Fee : INR 2000/- OR US$ 30 
b) Late Fee : INR 2600/- OR US$ 40 
 
PAYMENTS:
It can be made through filmfreeway.com or Paypal
1. The submission fee is non-refundable.
2. We do not wave submission fees to preserve the integrity of the competition. 
 
BENEFITS TO THE PARTICIPANTS 
1. Screening for shortlisted films 
2. Certificate of Merit to winner film makers. 
3. Certificate of Participation to every short listed film 
4. Free Entry passes for screening to shortlisted films 
5. Opportunity to get Membership of Young Filmmaker Cell (YFC)- Click Here 
6. Winning films will covered by TheBuzzDiary.com, the top entertainment website for viral stories & videos 
7. Opportunity to work in future projects of Six Sigma Films & its Associates. 
8. Trailers of participating films of this festival will be uploaded on our popular YouTube Channel
 
PAYMENTS: 
It can be made through filmfreeway.com or Paypal 
1. The submission fee is non-refundable. 
2. We do not wave submission fees to preserve the integrity of the competition.
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 
1. It is a global contest and open for everyone above 18 years 
2. You can submit your application online through filmfreeway.com. Otherwise filmmaker can request us for entry form has to send the contest entry form. 
3. Films in in all genres & any language is acceptable, but films in a language other than English MUST include subtitles in English 
4. Short films & documentaries must be 30 minutes or less in length. Running time includes end credits. 
5. We consider all films regardless of commercial, theatrical, or television screenings 
6. No film may be withdrawn from the festival programme after its selection. 
7. Works-in-progress and films with distribution are accepted but they need to specify it in their application.
 
 

2016 BlueCat Short Screenplay Finalists Announced!

  2016 BlueCat Short Screenplay Finalists Announced!     The Winner will receive $10,000, with the three Finalists receiving $2000 each.   The Winner will be announced on March 28th.   Apart by Elizabeth Capot Changelings by Nic Yulo I Sleep Easy by Tess Carrol When We Run by Nikki Tran   See on Website   2016 BlueCat Screenplay Semi-Finalists ...

Cinequest Screenplay Competition

CINEQUEST is a vanguard organization that fuses creativity with technological innovation to empower, improve, and transform the lives of people and communities worldwide, through Cinequest Film Festival and Cinequest Mavericks Studio.

CINEQUEST FILM FESTIVAL showcases premier films, renowned and emerging artists, and breakthrough technology-empowering global connectivity between creators, innovators, and audiences.

WoFF 2015 Student Competition: Focus on India

    WoFF: World of Film International Festival Glasgow is setting the scope of its first Commonwealth Student Competition on India.    The Festival’s spirit to promote independent filmmaking and emerging cinemas from around the world, in conjunction with the Student Competition’s focus on the Commonwealth countries, puts Indian cinema in the spotlight for the 2015 edition of the festival.    “India’s film culture is one of the oldest ...

STUDENT SHORT ECO FICTION CONTEST - CASH PRIZE

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Tassie eco Film Fest is open for Submissions !   We have a Youth Eco Short Narrative competition with cash prize. 13-18 year old filmmakers. 5 mins or less (unless it uber good and not much over that)   Go to www.filmfreeway.com and enter code TEFFREE321 for free entry.   ...

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Silver Sound Showdown Music + Video Festival 6

    READY? RUMBLE!   Submissions are now open for the 6th Annual Silver Sound Showdown Music + Video Festival. Submit your awesome music video or band to www.silversoundshowdown.com Showdown is actually two simultaneous events: it is a music video festival AND a battle of the bands. We will showcase 21 of the best music videos and 5 of the best bands anywhere, ever.     PRIZES   The director of the winning music video is paired up with the winning ...

Call For Entries - 19.95 Script Entry Fee - 5000 in Awards

Post your script online. Get feedback. Win awards.

Screenwriters post their scripts online for a limited time low entry fee of only $19.95. Members review and critique the scripts. Highest script from the member votes and judges votes win awards valued over $5000. Sponsored awards include: Great American Pitchfest -- pitching to 0ver 100 execs! Robert McKee's Story Seminar, Inktip, Script Pipeline, Virtual Pitchfest, Movie Outline, software and consultations and more!

Free to register on our community and check it out! Free to post loglines, synopses, short scripts, trailers and more into our free monthly contests to win awards!

www.ScreenplayFest.com

Final deadline for this contest is August 18th.  We have further contests throughout the year but the enty fee will be higher.

ScreenplayFest.com calling

Online Screenwriters Community & Contest. FREE TO JOIN www.ScreenplayFest.com 5 Online Screenplay Contests throughout the year. The winners compete in the Grand Prize Contest at the end of the year for a chance to win $5000 in awards to perfect their screenplay and get it in the hands of Industry Execs. Awards include: Robert McKee's Story Seminar, Script Analysis packages, face to face pitches at the Gr

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST - An Online Screenplay Contest

OBJECTIVE:

It's Time to be Recognized. Post Your Screenplay Online. Get Feedback. Gain Recognition. Your Door to Hollywood.

Philadelphia's "Screenplay Fest" is a unique opportunity for writers to receive:

1) Much FEEDBACK on your work to better your screenplay.

2) PUBLICITY - Screenplays are uploaded onto our website allowing agents, managers and producers to view them.

3) AWARDS from our Sponsors include: A) Several Analysis Packages to improve your screenplay, B) Online Screenwriting Software. C) Cash Prize. D) FACE-to-FACE Pitch opportunities with Industry EXECS as well as a multitude of Email Blasts.... The best opportunities to get your work into the hands of producers, agents and managers - the very people who can make your writing dreams a reality.

Our goal is to improve the Writer's Screenplay to the max, and get your screenplay in the hands of Industry Execs who can open doors for the writer - and make their writing dreams a reality.

RULES:

Philadelphia's "Screenplay Fest" is an ONLINE COMPETITION where writers submit their screenplays. Chosen scripts are uploaded onto our website for members, producers, writers and anyone to leave feedback and vote on. Quarter-finalist screenplays will be uploaded onto our website in list form - displaying log line, screenplay title, and ranking. Agents, Producers, writers, Industry Execs and anyone may download and read the screenplays at ease, and cast a vote a leave feedback. If interested, simply contact the writer - writer's email is on their own screenplay page. Online voting process is from August 20, 2011 to December 15, 2011 - when winners will be chosen. Writer's will have a screenplay page on our site throughout the duration of these 4 months, where they will receive feedback, reviews and votes. Highest ranked screenplay from a combination of the judges and reviewers votes wins a handful of AWARDS valued over $1000 to better their screenplays and get recognized.

We also hold a FREE Log Line competition where writers submit their Log Lines / Story ideas which are uploaded on our website for anyone to vote on and review. The highest rated Log Line wins AWARDS.

Please visit our website for more information: www.ScreenplayFest.com

DEADLINES:

EARLY DEADLINE ($25): January 5, 2011

REGULAR DEADLINE ($35): February 20, 2011

LATE DEADLINE ($50): April 20, 2011

EXTENDED DEADLINE ($60): August 15, 2011

Notification of Acceptance into Screenplay Fest: Around August 20, 2011

Online Voting Closes Around December 15, 2011 at which winners will be selected.

Screenplay Analysis and Entrance Fee: $105

AWARDS:

FIRST PRIZE:

A) A complimentary pass to the GREAT AMERCIAN PITCHFEST - where you may pitch your idea to 100+ executives. FACE to FACE pitches with Industry Executives.

B) Screenwriter and Professor Joe Gilford from STORY RESCUE has a one on one analysis with the writer to improve their screenplay. Via Telephone or In Person depending on travel.

C) One year membership to SCRIPT PIPELINE where you may pitch online to agents and producers. Free admission into their Screenwriting Contest. And, a free Analysis from their Analysis Department.

D) MY SCRIPT NEEDS HELP offers their Coverage Package on your screenplay.

E) SCRIPT DELIVERY sends a free blast/pitch of your screenplay to 4,500 executives, including agents, managers, and producers.

F) One year pro membership to SCRIPPED - the leading provider of online screenwriting software. Also, Scripped finds scripted and unscripted written content for movie producers, web producers, brands and agencies. Furthermore, Scripped Pro includes discounts to their screenplay contest partners. Clients include: Spike TV, Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan), Steven de Souza (Die Hard), and more.

G) Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar Value of

Goods/Services: 1,000+ U.S. Dollar

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

A) Your Screenplay and Email remains posted on our website for agents, managers, and producers to read and contact you.

B) Screenplays / log lines are sent to our executive contact list.

C) The TOP FOUR receive a 1-year pro membership to SCRIPPED - the leading provider of online screenwriting software. Also, Scripped finds scripted and unscripted written content for movie producers, web producers, brands and agencies. Furthermore, Scripped Pro includes discounts to their screenplay contest partners. Clients include: Spike TV, Edward Burns (Saving Private Ryan), Steven de Souza (Die Hard), and more.

D) Visit our website www.ScreenplayFest.com for more information.

****Honorable Mentions include the FOUR GENRE WINNERS and as many more scripts we/votes deem suitable and worthy of recognition.

Visit our website www.ScreenplayFest.com for more information.

 

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