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Much More Than a Script Competition Finalists

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ÉCU is proud to announce the scripts that have been shortlisted for our “Much More Than A Script Competition 2012”. We have selected screenplays from two categories: feature film and short film. Congratulations to: Feature Film Scripts: Das Mädchen im Kokon – Katja Blaser & Wolfgang Weigl Sole – Allee Pitaccio Touch – Jasmine Yuen-Carrucan Gibran – Grace Shalhoub Yazbek Time of the Snikers – Maksymilian Nowicki Short Film Scripts: Caba...

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...

Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST Winners Announced!

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www.ScreenplayFest.com     2011 SCREENPLAYFEST GRAND PRIZE CONTEST RESULTS: Congratulations to our winners of Philadelphia's 2011 ScreenplayFest! To contact the writers and read their Screenplays, please visit: Click Here, or email us at: phillyscriptfest@screenplayfest.com. Winners will be receiving emails from our sponsors in the next few weeks to come, so please be patient.  GRAND PRIZE WINNER COMEDY Lookout Lou (The Big...

ÉCU launchs #twitscript!

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- GET INVOLVED HERE - On Monday 28th November ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival, Paris's premier showcase for independently financed shorts and features, will attempt to write - and produce - a short film entirely made up of contributions crowd sourced via the Twitter social network. With an opening scene setter provided by the festival, it is then up to their followers to provide all successive dialogue and actions, creating new scenes, introducing other characters, building up...

2011 CineStory Retreat: Writer Jamie Reidy

Writer Jamie Reidy talks about what he learned at the 2011 CineStory Writer's Retreat.

2011 CineStory Fellow - Celeste Chan Wolfe

Winner of the 2011 CineStory Screenwriting Awards and the 2011 CineStory Fellow, Celeste Chan Wolfe, talks about her retreat experience and finding her voice as a writer.

I do documentaries but I am pitching fiction

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Another morning...damn it, and the year is almost half way gone. How does this even happen? Well, here is something for you to do...I am trying to pitch my short film idea about the November 17th, 1989 Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia. If I get the most votes, the short will premiere at Tribeca 2012 film festival. So, if you can help, please go here  and click THUMBS UP on my video. You can watch it bellow first if you prefer. And if you really like this, tell at least one of your fri...

The FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest is now accepting submissions!

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The FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest is now accepting submissions! Submit your script for an original half-hour comedy series and you could win $25,000 and a development deal with FOX! There is no fee to enter. Check out all the details and submit your script online at: http://nytvf.com/2011_fox_contest.htm...

NYTVF-FOX Comedy Script Contest - Winner receives $25,000

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Enter the 4th Annual FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest and submit your script for an original half-hour comedy series. One winner will receive $25,000 and a development deal with FOX. 25 Finalists will have their scripts evaluated by FOX for possible development deal with the network and will receive NYTVF designation as 2011 Official Artists and be invited to the New York Television Festival, held in NYC in September, 2011. There is no fee to enter the script contest.Important Dates:       ...

MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2011 CALL FOR ENTRIES!

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MOONDANCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2011 CALL FOR ENTRIES!   SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:   • FEATURE FILMS • SHORT FILMS • DOCUMENTARY FILMS • ANIMATION FILMS • MUSIC VIDEOS • FEATURE SCREENPLAYS • SHORT SCREENPLAYS • TV PILOT SCRIPTS • FILMED TV PILOTS • TV EPISODICS • SHORT STORIES • LIBRETTI • ORIGINAL MUSIC & FILM SCORES • STAGEPLAYS • RADIO PLAYS & more!  SUBMIT...

Writing a 'Killer TV Pilot' is hard, but I did it!

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Someone once told me that writing a pilot...a killer pilot, for a televison series is going to take some time and a lot of hard, hard, work. Ok, so far, I would have to agree with this producer/director of daytime soaps, but, I found it extremely fun and exciting, as well as challenging. Hard? No! Time? Time is not on my side right now, but when I get going, that mind of mines is like reading a Stephen King novel...you can't wait to get to the next page to see how everything is going to turn o...

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...

2 NEW SPONSORS - ROBERT MCKEE (RENOWNED & AWARD WINNING STORY MASTER) & TOP 15 CONSULTANT DANIEL MANUS FROM NO BULLSCRIPT

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Renowned and Award Winning, Story Master ROBERT MCKEE's STORYLOGUE -- Robert McKee is known for authoring the most popular book on perfecting your writing craft, "STORY," which writers refer to as the "Bible For Writers," as well as his famous STORY SEMINARS, which he tours internationally (portrayed in the Oscar Nominated film entitled, "Adaptation"). The Top 4 Winners will receive a 3-Month Subscription to his instructional writer's community, Storylogue, which in...

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...

$20 to SUBMIT!!! -- ONLINE SCREENPLAY COMPETITION -- FEEDBACK & EXPOSURE -- Philadelphia's SCREENPLAY FEST

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A new, easy to use, ONLINE SCREENPLAY FESTIVAL - www.SCREENPLAY FEST.com  Get Feedback everyday.  Watch how people rate YOUR screenplay.  Converse with reviewers. Post Your Screenplay Online.Get Feedback.Gain Exposure.This is your door to Hollywood.  Submit your Log Line and Screenplay and we'll post it online for Hollywood Industry Executives, agents, producers and anyone to read.  If they like your screenplay, they'll contact you directly!  It's that easy!   EARLY DEA...

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.

 

International Film Festival of Montpellier

Our Festival is bent on giving a true recognition to every young film creative all around the world, thanks to a jury of yet established artists and a presentation of short films, films and documentaries in competition, as well as the creation of a script challenge. We are currently working on the website that will be soon available with more precisions, contact us for additional information.

- Festival's first Statement -

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                                                The International Film Festival of Montpellier, for its first edition, intends to be a cosmopolitan event, bringing together young film artists from all around the world, with a strong intention of pedagogy towards a large audience, as well as a real opportunity for young creatives to find their place in the world of Cinema. We are willing to present original visions, independant contents and rare productions to the...

Success starts with an idea (or a script)

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An idea without follow-through is a hallucination.  Congratulations Frank on not having a hallucination!!  The road isn't easy but so what!  It's that mountain that keeps most people from trying and that makes success all the more possible for those that do try.  We're going shopping for our red carpet clothes for each of the film festival premiers.  So Frank, what color dress would work best for MJ on the red carpet?? Kevin Kostiner  ...

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....

Cinestory Foundation Screenwriting Awards and Fellowship

 

One of the main goals of the CineStory Screenwriting Awards is to select up-and-coming screenwriters for mentorship programs. To this end, the semifinalists of each year's competition are invited to the exclusive CineStory Writers' Retreat, a four-day intensive program held in the Fall.

THE CINESTORY WRITERS' RETREAT
CineStory's Retreat is dedicated to the advancement of great new voices in screenwriting. Retreat attendees are chosen from the top writers of our annual competition, the CineStory Screenwriting Awards.

For four days, writers enjoy direct access to working Hollywood professionals. They receive career and craft advice from some of the best in the business - a truly unique opportunity.

 

call 4 entry

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PRESS RELEASE The 15th of december 2010 is deadline for submitting works to participate to the 10th Edition of the RIFF (Roma Independent Film Festival) that will take place in Rome at the Nuovo Cinema Aquila from the 17th to the 25th of March 2011 All the informations to apply and the official Call for Entry are available on the website: "http://www.riff.it   Also this year Filmmakers will have the possibility to propose their original works as a first-e...

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...

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