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16-Apr-2014 3:09pm PDT  

 

BACK IN THE BOX COMPETITION

6 Annual:

  Screenplay, Teleplay, Series

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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 U.S. Dollar
...but you can display them in these other currencies:

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Submission Copy
 
July 17, 2014
First Call Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 20.00 15.00
With Reader Coverage 170.00 165.00
With Taped Table Read 520.00 515.00
With Video Staged Read 1,020.00 1,015.00


August 14, 2014
End of Summer Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 30.00 25.00
With Reader Coverage 180.00 175.00
With Taped Table Read 530.00 525.00
With Video Staged Read 1,030.00 1,025.00


September 18, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
With Reader Coverage 190.00 185.00
With Taped Table Read 540.00 535.00
With Video Staged Read 1,040.00 1,035.00


October 16, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
With Reader Coverage 200.00 195.00
With Taped Table Read 550.00 545.00
With Video Staged Read 1,050.00 1,045.00


November 20, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00
With Reader Coverage 225.00 220.00
With Taped Table Read 575.00 570.00
With Video Staged Read 1,075.00 1,070.00


December 10, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 110.00 95.00
With Reader Coverage 260.00 245.00
With Taped Table Read 610.00 595.00
With Video Staged Read 1,110.00 1,095.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
13-Dec-2014



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


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best of Fest Award
Pre-Production package including Script Analysis, Production Budget, Proposed Shooting Schedule, and Pitch Trailer
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Value of Goods/Services: 25,000 U.S. Dollar


Audience Choice Award
Recorded Stage walk through of the script with professional actors. DVD presented to the winner.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Value of Goods/Services: 5,000 U.S. Dollar


Special Jury Award
Script Analysis and recorded table read by professional actors. DVD presented to the winner.
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Value of Goods/Services: 2,000 U.S. Dollar


1st Place
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Cash Award Value: 250 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


2nd Place
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Cash Award Value: 100 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


3rd Place
Sponsor:Fernleif Productions
Cash Award Value: 50 U.S. Dollar
This prize is shared with other categories.


CATEGORY RULES
1. Submissions must not have been previously optioned or purchased.
2. Submissions must be in English or with English subtitles.
3. Submissions can be in any genre.
4. Submissions must be the appropriate length for the category.
5. Submissions must be formatted by industry standards.
6. All check payments must be payable in U.S. dollars to “Fernleif Productions” and drawn from U.S. banks. U.S. Money Orders are also accepted.
7. Any check returned to us for non-payment will be subject to a $15 service fee.
8. To enter the BIB Competition you must agree to its Terms and Conditions.
9. Film and Screenplay selection for the Festival will be made by the Festival Committee. All decisions are final.

GUIDELINES:
1. Please provide only one primary contact on your application form.
2. Information page should include Name, Address, Phone Number, email, WGA registration (if registered) and genre/type of submission.
3. In the event that the submission is owned by multiple owners, any award will be divided equally among co-owners.
4. If you are sending your entry by mail and would like delivery confirmation, please include a self-addressed stamped postcard with your submission package.
5. BIB is not responsible for items or submissions that are stolen or lost in transit.

REGISTRY:

To protect your intellectual property we suggest you register your work with the Writers Guild of America, west (www.wga.org or call 323 782 4500) and the US Patent and Trademark Office.