5th Annual

SeriesFest

 
Category

Women Writing Competition: Big Swing

 

Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
June 17, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 *
Regular Deadline
July 12, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Late Deadline
July 26, 2019
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

NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately July 27, 2019


Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)


Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

1st Place
The winning artist(s) will receive the opportunity for a development deal with Big Swing Productions.
Sponsor:Big Swing Productions

Category Rules

*Women Writing Competition: Big Swing*
Seriesfest is partnering with Kyra Sedgwick and Big Swing Productions to
discover episodic content featuring female stories! The script competition
provides artists the opportunity to share diverse ideas through visual
media and create unique and powerful roles for women. The winning artist(s)
will receive the opportunity for a development deal with Big Swing
Productions.

We are accepting concepts for 30-minute or 60-minute series.

*ENTRY MATERIALS:*
Pilot Script for a female-centric episodic story (not to exceed 80 pages in
length)
- 30 minute or hour long
Series regular and recurring character descriptions (not to exceed 3 pages)
Submission fee

*Timeline/Fees*
January 28 - Open Submissions
June 7- Early Bird Deadline -$25
July 12th- Regular Deadline - $35
July 26th- Final Deadline - $55

*Award*

Winner receives a writing deal with Big Swing. The winner will work
alongside Kyra Sedgwick to bring this show to life.

*How It Works*

All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of judges. Finalists will be
notified in September 2019 to set up meetings with Big Swing Productions
and SeriesFest. A winner will be announced as soon as possible following
the interviews. A winner will be announced as soon as possible following
the interviews. Unregistered submissions will not be reviewed! If you are
having trouble with the online form, please e-mail us at
Submissions@seriesfest.com and we will be glad to help guide you through
the process.

*Rules*

To be eligible for the contest, entrants must be aged 18 years or older.
Limit one entry per person. Each entry must include only one (1) script.
Entries must be written in English. Scripts must not be encumbered by any
obligation to, or option held by a third party.