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17-Apr-2014 5:48am PDT  

 

Writers Place Screenwriting Competition

9 Annual:

  Teleplay/Short Screenplay Competition

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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
 
April 30, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 35.00 30.00


May 15, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
21-May-2014



SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  Paper (Printed Hard Copy)
  PDF (.pdf)
  Microsoft Word (.doc)
  Final Draft (.fdr)
  Final Draft (.fdx)
  Final Draft Secure (.fds)
  Rich Text (.rtf)


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


1st Place
Certificate of achievement, Final Draft software or commensurate cash ($200) and two, one-year subscriptions to industry magazines. Script submitted to managers, agents and producers.
Sponsor:The Writers Place
Cash Award Value: 200 U.S. Dollar
Value of Goods/Services: 300 U.S. Dollar


2nd Place
Certificate of achievement and two, one-year subscriptions to industry magazines. Script submitted to managers, agents and producers.
Sponsor:The Writers Place
Value of Goods/Services: 100 U.S. Dollar


3rd Place
Certificate of achievement and one, one-year subscription to industry magazine. Script submitted to managers, agents and producers.
Sponsor:The Writers Place
Value of Goods/Services: 50 U.S. Dollar


CATEGORY RULES
1. Half-hour shorts or teleplays - not more than 45 pages.
2. Submissions must be in English
3. Submissions must use 12-point Courier font.
4. Pages should be numbered.
5. If sending hard copy: 3-hole punch & brads with front & back cover (if sending hard copy).
6. No promotional material.
7. No shooting scripts.
8. Scripts should be copyrighted with Library of Congress or registered with the WGA (recommended by not required).
9. Entry form, release agreement & appropriate fee must accompany each submission.
10. May enter more than one script.
11. $10 administrative charge for scripts submitted after contest period deadline.
12. Logline must accompany submission.

WARNING!

The Writers Place takes copyright infringement seriously. It is recommended that all submissions should undergo either copyright certification via the Library of Congress or by way of the Writers Guild of America.