2nd Annual

Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition

 
Category

Family

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
April 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 *
Regular Deadline
May 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
June 30, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
WAB Extended Deadline
July 31, 2017
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
September 15, 2017


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Microsoft Word (.docx)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  Rich Text (.rtf)
  Plain Text (.txt)
  Movie Magic Screenwriter (.scw)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Overall Winner
In addition to the cash payout, the Overall Winner receives a prize and developmental package that includes ScreenplayReaders.com Coverage, InkTip membership, Dave Trotter developmental materials, Script Mailer distribution services, and various press, consultation and exposure (see Competition Website for more details).
Sponsor:See Contest Website for Sponsor Companies
Cash Award Value: 1,000 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 4,000 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.

1st Place
Each Categorical Winner will receive a prize and developmental package that includes InkTip membership, Dave Trotter developmental materials, Script Mailer distribution services, and various published press and exposure (see competition website for more details).
Sponsor:See Contest Website for Sponsor Companies
Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

1) Judges and employees who work for Filmmatic.com are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members.

2) All scripts must be submitted in English, and entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

3) All writers' names should be listed in the online entry. By submitting online to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition, entrant warants that all writers have authorized the submission. If a screenplay is written by multiple authors, all cash and awards will be remitted to the entrant of record, with all proceeds to be divided at the writers' discretion.

4) To enter your script electronically, you must submit in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Text.

5) Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted.

6) Entrants to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition retain all rights to their screenplays.

7) You may submit your entry and payment either online through this website (see homepage) or through FilmFreeway. No preference will be given to either method of submission.

8) Entries must be received by the applicable Entry Deadline.

9) Once a script has been entered into competition, we will not accept substitutions or revised drafts. If you wish to submit a revised draft of your script, you must enter it as a new submission.

10) The Filmmatic Screenplay Awards will not share your screenplay with anyone except the official judges of the competition without prior permission.

11) By entering the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition, you represent that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people or legal entities. Entrant indemnifies Filmmatic.com and its employees and subsidiaries and holds them harmless from any claims regarding infirngement or dissemination of materials.

12) Entry fees are non-refundable.

13) For environmental reasons, we no longer accept hardcopy submissions my mail.

14) The decisions of the judges are final.

15) The Filmmatic Screenplay Awards reserves the right to make any necessary changes, postponements, or cancellations to competition scheduling at our discretion. Compettition staff reserves the right to substitute any advertised prize for another prize of the same or similar value.

16) Notification of winners and official finalists will be sent by email and posted on our website. It is the responsibility of the winners to redeem any prizes allotted to them by the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards or our sponsors. Applicants will be repsonsible for providing current contact information and mailing addresses for prize redemption purposes.