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20-Apr-2014 7:16pm PDT  

 

FANTASTIC PLANET: Sydney International Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival

5 Annual:

  Screenplay (Short)

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DEADLINES & ENTRY FEES

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 15.00.

All fees will be charged in Australian Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
 
December 31, 2013
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 25.00 20.00
Student Fee 20.00 15.00


May 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
Student Fee 25.00 20.00


July 31, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00
Student Fee 30.00 25.00


August 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 35.00
Student Fee 45.00 30.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 28-Oct-2014



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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Sponsor:TBA


2nd Place


3rd Place


CATEGORY RULES
This category is for short length science fiction or fantasy screenplays only (under 45 pages). Please enter short screenplays (more than 45 pages) in the "Screenplay (Feature)" category.

There is no restriction to the year that the screenplay was written.

Screenplays can only be submitted electronically online through the Withoutabox server. The festival no longer accepts physical paper submissions.

All screenplays should be formatted in accord with industry standards.

Please include a paragraph synopsis.

No rewritten/corrected pages will be accepted once entry is received.

Screenplay must be in English.

Screenplay must not have been previously optioned, purchased, in production or produced.

Screenplays written as adaptations of other works must have secured rights before being submitted.

If a winning screenplay is the work of more than one writer, the prize will be split evenly amongst the writing team.

Screenplays will not be returned (they will be destroyed after the competition). So please do not send the only copy of your script.

The entrant retains copyright to their screenplay. The entrant agrees that he or she will never assert against Lovecraft 21C Productions Pty. Ltd. or Fantastic Planet Film Festival any claim or action based on plagiarism, infringement, confidential or fiduciary relationship, implied contract, idea theft, unfair competition or any other theory arising in connection with their submission to Fantastic Planet Film Festival, and the entrant understands that Lovecraft 21C Productions accepts no liability of any kind for the unauthorized use of all or part of such submissions by any person. In this regard, the entrant hereby absolutely releases and forever discharges Lovecraft 21C Productions, Fantastic Planet Film Festival and its officers, employees, volunteers, judges, readers, affiliates, and associates, individually and collectively, of or from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, legal fees, expenses, debts, actions, and causes of action against Lovecraft 21C Productions or Fantastic Planet Film Festival of every kind whatsoever, now and in the future, in connection with the entrant's submission.