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Jul 30, 2014

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Aug 24, 2014

Festival Association

Festival Association

Sidewrite Short Screenplay Competition

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

A division of the Sidewalk Film Festival started in 2004, Sidewrite’s mission is to discover and reward talented screenwriters in Alabama and around the world. The short screenplay competition aims to foster community amongst emerging writers and reinforce cinematic artistry locally. Sidewrite allows passionate writers to enhance their craft and receive recognition for their work and creativity. The call for submissions is now open, and will remain open through May 15th, 2013.

PRIZES

Cash Award Value: $250 U.S.

Categories:
GENRES: Action, Adventure, Animation, Biography, Children, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery/Suspense, Romance, Science Fiction, Sports, Thriller, Western

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Rules

  1. Sidewalk SideWrite is a short screenplay competition, a project of the Alabama Moving Image Association (AMIA).
  2. Screenplays are limited to 15 pages in length.
  3. Collaborative work is eligible, but each author must sign the entry form. The writers are responsible for the distribution of the contest prize(s).
  4. Multiple submissions are acceptable, but each screenplay MUST be submitted with a separate Entry Form and Entry Fee. 
  5. The submitted screenplay may not invade or defame the rights of any person, living or dead.
  6. The submission must be original work. No adaptations will be accepted.
  7. The submission must not have been previously optioned, sold, or produced.
  8. Entering this contest will not limit your copyright in any way. You retain the rights to your original screenplay. 
  9. Best Overall Screenplay and Best Alabama Screenplay will each receive $250 cash. 
  10. All submissions must use 12 point Courier font and have no smaller than one inch margins.
  11. All submissions must have a title page containing: the title, author’s name, e-mail address, phone number. The author’s name shall not appear on any page but the title page.
  12. All submissions must be submitted in PDF format through the International Screenwriters' Association.
  13. Screenplays must be submitted no later than May 31, 2014 (this is through the Extended Deadline).
  14. Three finalists will be announced in both categories and the work of the finalists' will be read as a part of the Festival's annual Sidewrite Table Read (August 23 and 24, 2014). 
  15. The winners in both categories will be announced at the Sidewalk Film Festival Awards Show, Sunday, August 24, 2014. 

FAQs

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Rules

  1. Sidewalk SideWrite is a short screenplay competition, a project of the Alabama Moving Image Association (AMIA).
  2. Screenplays are limited to 15 pages in length.
  3. Collaborative work is eligible, but each author must sign the entry form. The writers are responsible for the distribution of the contest prize(s).
  4. Multiple submissions are acceptable, but each screenplay MUST be submitted with a separate Entry Form and Entry Fee. 
  5. The submitted screenplay may not invade or defame the rights of any person, living or dead.
  6. The submission must be original work. No adaptations will be accepted.
  7. The submission must not have been previously optioned, sold, or produced.
  8. Entering this contest will not limit your copyright in any way. You retain the rights to your original screenplay. 
  9. Best Overall Screenplay and Best Alabama Screenplay will each receive $250 cash. 
  10. All submissions must use 12 point Courier font and have no smaller than one inch margins.
  11. All submissions must have a title page containing: the title, author’s name, e-mail address, phone number. The author’s name shall not appear on any page but the title page.
  12. All submissions must be submitted in PDF format through the International Screenwriters' Association.
  13. Screenplays must be submitted no later than May 31, 2014 (this is through the Extended Deadline).
  14. Three finalists will be announced in both categories and the work of the finalists' will be read as a part of the Festival's annual Sidewrite Table Read (August 23 and 24, 2014). 
  15. The winners in both categories will be announced at the Sidewalk Film Festival Awards Show, Sunday, August 24, 2014. 

FAQs

None added. Contact contest admin for details.

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