What's the deal with writing groups?
Can they really help you? Do you have to be at a certain level to join? What happens in writing group?
These questions and more will be answered as we welcome special guests, Joe Bratcher and Judy Farrell who run Twin Bridges Screenwriting Salon as they discuss the importance and sense of community within a writing group.
Everyone is welcome!
Be sure to follow us on Twitter; we’ll be giving away prizes there during the event!
WHEN: Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00pm PDT / 4:00pm EST (Check Your Time Zone)
WHERE: ZOOM! A link will be emailed to you once your register. To download ZOOM on your computer, go to https://zoom.us/ or download the APP on your phone.
The Capital Fund Screenplay Competition is where your scripts are read directly by investors who buy projects and fund films at the studio level - domestically and abroad. Investors or Funds may elect to option or purchase your script at any time regardless of whether or not your script places in the contest. All current and previous years winners and The Hot 100 Lists are showcased at investor meetings at the major film markets worldwide. Your summary and logline will get exposure year after year. Our entrants have been optioned and sold at AFM, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and Shanghai film markets.
Page Turner Screenplays The Page Turner GENRE Competition is broken in to multiple categories for Features and TV Pilots. The GENRE Competition is broken into the following categories for FEATURES – SCI-FI/Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Historical, Action Adventure, Horror/Thriller, LGBTQ+, War & Westerns. Categories for TV PILOTS - SCI-FI/Fantasy, Comedy, Historical/Period, LGBTQ+.
Each category will have their own top three placements. The top three of each category will then compete to be the Grand Prize Winner with placements for Second and Third overall. This allows writers more chances to win laurels for their projects in their own individual category before advancing to the final overall winner.
Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition has partnered with a team of literary managers, producers and executives to unearth the next visionary talent in horror. The Top 10 scripts will be read by a star-studded panel of industry judges, with a further combined $5,000 worth of prizes up for grabs including copies of Final Draft screenwriting software and free subscriptions to on-demand horror streaming service Shudder. We proudly work alongside female-led film groups to provide discounted submissions to female-identifying and non-binary writers, as well as people of color, to encourage more diverse entries.
The Great American Script Contest will be bringing not only legit and first-rate chances for you to connect with industry decision-makers, agents, and producers in Los Angeles. GASC is not only one of the best opportunities for you to get your writing seen and discovered, finalists will all be part of the physical film festivals in Chicago (March) and in LA (November). Teaming with Chicago Comedy, LA Comedy Film Festival and Chicago Independent Film +TV Festivals. The Great American Script Contest is set to give you unbelievable access and connections to the industry. Ran by the same team behind CCFF, and CIFF, Great American Script Contest brings decades of Hollywood experience, knowledge, and real chances for you to make it in the industry.
Vancouver International Women in Film Festival Screenplay Competition accepts English-language screenplays written by women. The festival is a forum for collaboration and networking with other screenwriters and filmmakers who contribute to the visibility of women through the ongoing practice of their craft. The winner receives a cash prize and a 1-year ISAConnect Membership. Official Selections (finalists) receive a 6-month ISAConnect Membership. We encourage you to submit a feature film script, or TV pilot script, of any genre, challenging the perceptions of what stories women write, and what screen stories women want to see.
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