8th Annual

Table Read My Screenplay

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SPECIAL SUBMISSIONS ONLY • Final deadlines have passed. If you have a deadline waiver or special instructions from the event, select a Category of Entry to continue.

Feature
Pilots

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

WE'RE TAKING 3 WRITERS ON THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME!

TOP 3 WINNERS GO TO PARK CITY DURING SUNDANCE
Features and TV Pilots Accepted

GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES:
$1500 Cash
Your screenplay realized with an acclaimed Director and Professional Actors in a workshop and full live recorded Table Read.

PLUS TOP 3 WINNERS RECEIVE:
Trip to Park City during the world renowned Sundance Film Festival in January 2017.
VIP Treatment and Official Spotlight Guests of the International Screenwriters’ Association Main Event and Party.
4 days of Film and Screenwriting events, Connections and Parties.
ISA Development works with you for 1 FULL YEAR to champion your screenplays.

Sponsored by the INTERNATIONAL SCREENWRITERS' ASSOCIATION and listed as one of the TOP 20 Screenplay Competitions WORTH YOUR CONSIDERATION in 2015!

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

GRAND PRIZE INCLUDES:
-$1500 Cash
-Flight & Accommodations to Park City during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival - January 22nd - 25th.
-Official Spotlight Guest of the International Screenwriters’ Association Main Event.
-Scenes from your screenplay workshopped with an acclaimed Director and Professional -Actors in preparation for a live recorded Table Read of your complete screenplay.
4 days of Film Events, Networking and Parties.
-Special Invitation into the ISA Development Program
-1-HOUR Script OR Career Consultation with Stephen Molton from WRITE YOUR SCREENPLAY up to 120 pages ($1000 value)
-You’ll be announced on The Tracking Board with a dedicated write-up and submitted to over 1,700 Industry Professionals for review.
-Listed on the ISA website and The Tracking Board as Official ISA Spotlight Selection.
-All prizes in the Top 10 Category and Semi-Finalist Categories.

2ND & 3RD PLACE
-$500 Cash
-Flight & Accommodations to Park City during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival - January 22nd - 25th.
-Official Spotlight Guest of the International Screenwriters’ Association Main Event.
-4 days of Film Events, Networking and Parties.
-Special Invitation into the ISA Development Program
-You’ll be announced on The Tracking Board with a dedicated write-up and submitted to over 1,700 Industry Professionals for review.
-Listed on the ISA website and The Tracking Board as Official ISA Spotlight Selection.
RecordingAFF

TOP 10 WINNERS
-1 Year ISA CONNECT Membership ($100 Value)
-WRITE YOUR SCREENPLAY Class with Jacob Krueger in NYC or Online. ($350 Value)
-Write Your Screenplay Class includes One-on-One Consultation

TOP 100 OVERALL
American Beauty: Seven Act Structure ($150 value)
w/ Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger

This seminar not only breaks down the seven acts of this classic but delves into the motivations of writer Alan Ball; both when he set out to pen this film and upon revising it. Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses the various motivations of the characters in order to show how their organic growth changed the structure of the story we as an audience are told.

EVERYONE WHO ENTERS RECEIVES:
GETTING PAST THE GATEKEEPERS: How To Get Producers, Managers, and Agents on the Phone.
with Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger

ORGANIZERS

Molly Kasch (Administrator); Sophie Margolis (Festival Registrar)

GENERAL RULES

This contest is open to anyone except all employees, directors, associates, and immediate families of the TABLE READ MY SCREENPLAY Contest.
Multiple entries are permissible, but a separate entry form and entry fee must be submitted for each one.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified submissions be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on script-related factors alone.
Promotional discounts offered may only be utilized at the time of submission and no partial refund for a promotional code may be issued after an entry has been officially submitted.
Once material has been entered, no substitutions of new drafts or corrections will be considered past 24 hours from original submission time and date. After this time you may fill in an entry form and pay the appropriate entry fee to submit any script revisions or changes as many times as you like up until the deadline. You are free to email info@tablereadmyscreenplay.com with a revised logline or contact details at no additional charge.
Those that receive free feedback are not eligible to receive a free resubmission, which comes as an option with purchased feedback, unless otherwise noted in the promotion.
Table Read My Screenplay cannot guarantee feedback will be received within enough time to resubmit.
The writer understands that feedback can take up to 90 days turn-around time and may not be received before the end of the contest.
TRMS Feature or Pilot Grand Prize winners from previous seasons may only submit to TRMS with a new screenplay if it is for a city they have not placed in as the Grand Prize Winner. Previous short winners may enter any contest provided they enter a feature next. If a writer wins the Grand Prize in 2 cities they may no longer submit.
TRMS 3rd-10th Place Finalists winners may submit again with a completely different screenplay. Those who have placed as a category or top 10 (3rd-10th place) winner 3 times with three separate screenplays are ineligible to submit in any future contest season.
TRMS Top 10 Finalists winners may submit again with a completely different screenplay. Those who have placed as a category winner 3 times with three separate screenplays are ineligible to submit in any future contest season.
Adaptations from other works are permissible provided you have the writer’s written permission to adapt the work.
Adaptations of works in the public domain are permissible, however you are responsible for the legalities of this.
Collaborative work is eligible; the writers are responsible for the distribution of the contest prize(s).
Writers under the age of 18 years old must have parent or legal guardian’s permission to participate.
The work or submitted material must not be in a current option agreement, or may not have been previously sold or produced for profit.
Writer understands and accepts without reservation that he/she is an independent contractor and that the contest administrators are not responsible for withholding any taxes or payments on prize money to any government agency, at any level, be it state, local or federal.
Writer understands that it is his/her sole responsibility to register material with the U.S. Copyright Office and/or with the Writers Guild of America West or the appropriate agency in his/her country.
You must retain at least one copy of the submitted material, and you understand that all material we receive cannot and will not be returned under any circumstances.
Recommended length of your work:
Feature – (70 – 120 pages), TV Pilots – (10 – 60 pages)
If a screenplay is submitted for feedback and is over 120 pages, an additional fee of $1 per page will apply and the contestant will be contacted and billed separately for the extra, or only the first 120 pages will be read.
All entries must be received by Final Deadline. TRMS reserves the right to extend the contest deadline up to 90 days.
TRMS is not responsible for late, lost, unacceptably formatted, corrupt, or incorrect submissions.
Contestants may submit their screenplay to any other person, contest, producer, agent, publisher, and/or organization.
Contestants retain all rights to their screenplay, subject to the terms and agreements contained herein.
TRMS will only accept your submission if you assure us that to the best of your knowledge you are the sole originator of the idea and that you have the legal right to submit it for judging to TRMS.
You understand that your logline and / or screenplay will be reviewed by our employees and/or our panel of Industry Judges for evaluation. You also understand that any one of these employees or judges may have been or may be exploring ideas similar to yours and you hereby waive any claim that TRMS, its employees or judges may have misappropriated any ideas or portions of your submission logline or script.
No agreement for compensation, other than the TRMS prizes listed, has been implied.
TRMS intends to submit the TOP 100 to respected producers with your permission, which will be granted upon clicking the ‘I have Read and Understand the Contest Rules’ button. You can withdraw from this process at any time.
When your screenplay, application, and payment have all been received, you will be notified by email only. Please provide an appropriate email address. If your email address changes, it is your responsibility to let us know.
By entering this contest and in the event you are declared a TOP 100 finalist (also known as Semi-Finalist), you understand and accept that TRMS will be free to use your name and likeness for advertising or promotional purposes without additional consideration.
If you are a GRAND PRIZE Winner, 2nd or 3rd Place overall winner (if applicable), you agree to give TRMS permission to post your video or audio Table Read on its web site.
All contest participants understand and agree with the following:
TRMS reserves the right to award a cash prize, at its discretion. A Grand Prize Winner is under no obligation to accept the associated prizes but will not be awarded or owed a cash replacement upon electing not to move forward with prizes offered. This includes local winners.
International flight not to exceed $1500. Domestic flight not to exceed $800. There is no cash reimbursement for flights that cost more than the limit nor will there be a disbursement of the difference for flights that are less than the $1500 / $800 limit.
TRMS may develop a series or documentary style program based on the inner workings of the contest and the production resulting there from. TRMS reserves the right to contact contestants with offers to participate in any such production. Contestants are under no obligation to participate therein.
Contest applicants must accept without reservation the decisions rendered by the judges.
TRMS has the right to change or add to the prizes at any time, without notice, and/or substitute prizes of equal or lesser value.
TRMS is not affiliated directly with the Sundance Film Festival. Winner passes and access to the festival does not imply an association or additional access.


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

See RULES above.