30th Annual

Long Island Film Festival Blacktie Screenplay Competition


Blacktie Sreenplay Competition


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
May 31, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
September 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
November 15, 2013
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

December 31, 2013

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Blacktie Screenplay Competition
Gold statue with engraving, software
Sponsor:Write Bros.
Value of Goods/Services: 1,000 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

1. Scripts may not exceed 150 pages. You can use the software of your choice.

2. Scripts should have been written between 2005-2013

3. The competition is open to all screenplays of feature length (min.90
pages) and short films (maximum length 60 pages)

4. TWO hard copies of your screenplay must be submitted for evaluation purposes. Screenplays must be fastened with #5 brass brads in the upper and lower holes only.

The “Blacktie” Awards presentation will be held at a Suffolk County Estate in October, 2014. Awards include cash, professional screenwriting software Movie Magic Screenwriter 6 and Dramatica Pro courtesy of Write Brothers Inc.( For more information on the software package, click on the links below), screenwriting tutorial books and DVD’s courtesy of Michael Hauge, industry subscriptions and a gold statue with engraving.