16th Annual

Big Apple Film Festival and Screenplay Competition (New York)

 
Category

Short Screenplay Competition

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
February 15, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Regular Deadline
March 8, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00
Late Deadline
April 10, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00
WAB Extended Deadline
April 30, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 80.00 65.00

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


Category Details

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately May 2, 2019


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
Winners and finalists of the Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition receive the opportunity to pitch their script to production companies, agents and other industry representatives through Virtual PitchFest, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros., UTA, The Gersh Agency, and many more. Winners and finalists of the short script competition will also receive complimentary passes to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and events.

2nd Place
Winners and finalists of the Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition receive the opportunity to pitch their script to production companies, agents and other industry representatives through Virtual PitchFest, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros., UTA, The Gersh Agency, and many more. Winners and finalists of the short script competition will also receive complimentary passes to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and events.

3rd Place
Winners and finalists of the Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition receive the opportunity to pitch their script to production companies, agents and other industry representatives through Virtual PitchFest, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros., UTA, The Gersh Agency, and many more. Winners and finalists of the short script competition will also receive complimentary passes to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and events.

4th Place
Winners and finalists of the Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition receive the opportunity to pitch their script to production companies, agents and other industry representatives through Virtual PitchFest, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros., UTA, The Gersh Agency, and many more. Winners and finalists of the short script competition will also receive complimentary passes to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and events.

5th Place
Winners and finalists of the Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition receive the opportunity to pitch their script to production companies, agents and other industry representatives through Virtual PitchFest, including NBC Universal, Warner Bros., UTA, The Gersh Agency, and many more. Winners and finalists of the short script competition will also receive complimentary passes to all Big Apple Film Festival screenings and events.

Category Rules

SHORT SCREENPLAY COMPETITION RULES AND REGULATIONS:

1. Big Apple Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition accepts short
scripts under 60 pages.

2. Submitted screenplays can not have been optioned, purchased, or
otherwise produced at the time of submission.

3. Writers can submit as many screenplays as they’d like to the
competition, however each script requires a separate application and
payment.

4.All entries must be submitted in English.

5.Submissions must include the title, author(s) and any relevant
registration or copyright information.

6. Screenplays must be submitted in PDF or MS WORD.

7. All screenplays are considered complete once they are received by the
Big Apple Film Festival. No revisions or updated copies will be
accepted.

8. Submission fees are non-refundable.