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15 semi-finalists

Dec 15, 2015

10 finalists

Jan 31, 2016

Winners

Mar 31, 2016

Scriptwriters Network High Concept Screenplay Competition

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

The High Concept Screenplay Competition welcomes all genres and aims to discover, honor and reward different approaches, eclectic points of view and unique voices in screenwriting.

PRIZES

$1500 & Screenplay Studio Software Bundle ($620 value)

 

  • Scripts will be eligible to be read by over 80 industry professionals including studio executives, production companies, agents and managers based on their request from interest in the logline and genre.
  • Receive a one year membership or renewal to the Scriptwriters Network (SWN).
  • InkTip Script Listing:  A listing of your script on InkTip so that producers and reps can find you.

 

Categories:
GENRES: Action, Adventure, Children, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery/Suspense, Science Fiction, Thriller

Announcements

Rules

  • The competition is open to both Scriptwriters Network members and non-members who are at least 18 years of age without feature credits.
  • Screenplay entries (English only) are to be unproduced, unoptioned and wholly original works of the writer(s) and responsibly registered with the Writers Guild of America and/or the U.S. Copyright Office.
  • Interstate and international entries are allowed.
  • The title page of each screenplay submission must contain the title, genre and logline only. Do not include the name of the writer(s), contact information or other identifying details anywhere in the script.
  • There is no limit on the number of entries. Complete a separate submission for each script.
  • Scripts are to be in PDF format only.
  • Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified.

FAQs

None added. Contact contest admin for details.
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Rules

  • The competition is open to both Scriptwriters Network members and non-members who are at least 18 years of age without feature credits.
  • Screenplay entries (English only) are to be unproduced, unoptioned and wholly original works of the writer(s) and responsibly registered with the Writers Guild of America and/or the U.S. Copyright Office.
  • Interstate and international entries are allowed.
  • The title page of each screenplay submission must contain the title, genre and logline only. Do not include the name of the writer(s), contact information or other identifying details anywhere in the script.
  • There is no limit on the number of entries. Complete a separate submission for each script.
  • Scripts are to be in PDF format only.
  • Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified.

FAQs

None added. Contact contest admin for details.

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Location

1)  Go through the PayPal button below with a credit or debit card.  Pay as a guest user if you are not registered with PayPal.

–   Members will then be directed to log-in with their membership info to access the member rate.

–   Non-members will have access to the nonmember rate.  Please apply any applicable discount code.

2) After submitting the required information on PayPal, click to return to the SWN page where all entrants will upload scripts in PDF format on the Gravity Forms page.

3) Check the box confirming you agree to the competition rules and regulations.

4) The script submission will now be accepted.

5) Check e-mail for successful completion of entry.

6) Entries are evaluated in the categories of High Concept, Originality, Marketability, Story, Structure, Character, Dialogue, Clarity/Consistency, Grammar and Script Format.

7) There are 3 separate rounds of judging to narrow the entries down to 15 semi-finalists, 10 finalists and 3 winners. Each round is scored by a different set of judges.

 

KEY DATES

    • Earlybird Deadline:    October 1, 2015 ~ Members $35 / Non-members $45
    • Regular Deadline:      October 15, 2015  ~ Members $45 / Non-members $55
    • Extended Deadline:   November 1, 2015 ~ Members $55 / Non-members $60

 

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