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18-Apr-2014 6:55pm PDT  

 

The Broad Humor Film Festival

9 Annual:

  Screenplay

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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
 
March 9, 2014
Earlybird Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 45.00 40.00


May 23, 2014
Regular Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 55.00 50.00


June 20, 2014
Late Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 60.00 55.00


June 27, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 70.00 65.00



NOTIFICATION DATE
Approximately 05-Aug-2014



SUBMISSION COPY FORMATS
Text Files
  PDF (.pdf)


PRIZES & AWARDS
This category is a competition.


Best Romantic Comedy Screenplay
We have multiple categories of comedy screenplays. The best screenplay in each category wins an award.


Best Character Comedy Screenplay


Best Ensemble Comedy Screenplay


CATEGORY RULES
A feature comedy written by a woman or women. All writers must be female. Scripts must be at least 75 pages long and no more than 115 pages. Subject matter, if not strictly speaking a comedy, must include a healthy dose of humor. Blended genres are welcome.

By submitting, screenwriters assert that they are the owner and/or legal representative of this original work and are submitting same for review. While retaining all rights to ownership of the work, writers give The Broad Humor Film Festival permission to feature, advertise, display, in whole or in part, the work titled and described above in the festival and for promotion of the festival.

Entries are valid only upon completion of the following conditions: timely receipt of a hard copy of the work or a digital submission, and receipt of the entry fee by the festival organization or Withoutabox.

The judging takes into account the the strength of the writer's vision, and puts value on taking risks in style and narrative. A broad farce that only hits in places or a nonlinear absurdist experiment might be selected over a more traditional sitcom style script that is good but unexceptional.

Prizes will be awarded according to the decision of the judges and at the discretion of the Festival. Not all prizes will necessarily be given depending upon submissions.

Materials will not be returned and the Festival is not responsible for their loss or damage.


PLEASE NOTE: As with all script submissions to Broad Humor, all writers must be female. If a script is written with a male collaborator, the submission will be disqualified.