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WriteMovies Spring Screenwriting Contest

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

WriteMovies has been helping writers succeed since 1999! Now in our 20th anniversary year, we are currently accepting entries to our Spring 2019 Screenwriting Contest!

The grand prize winner takes home $2000, and the top three scripts all receive a year of free script development worth up to $3200, guaranteed pitching to industry, and more!

You can also get free entry to the contest when you commission a script report from us, with Judging Feedback starting from just $89.

PRIZES

Grand Prize Winner:

$2,000

 Top three scripts:

  • A year of free script development worth up to $3200
  • Guaranteed pitching to industry
  • A copy of our Confidential Studio Manual
  • Exclusive previews of WriteMovies Academy, our unique Virtual Film School
    Exclusive prizes from InkTip

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Feedback Type

Additional Fee Added to Entry

  • Judging Feedback: $89
  • Studio Coverage: $99
  • Development Notes: $149

Feedback Type Description

Judging Feedback

A brief 3-page feedback on the key features and potential of your script, drawn from industry-standard Studio Coverages templates (excluding some sections including the Synopsis).
A page of the judges’ written comments on your script.

 

Studio Coverage

Constructive, professional, and honest feedback on the cinematic potential of your script by professionals.
A one-page synopsis on the point
One page of comments from professional readers similar to those producers and executives get.
The option for recommended scripts to be pitched to agents and producers in Hollywood.

 

Development Notes

Constructive, professional, and honest feedback on the cinematic potential of your project.
Additional detailed analysis addressing concept, characters, jeopardy and dialogue and commerciality.
We will submit recommended projects to top notch agents and producers in Hollywood.

Rules

An additional fee of $0.5/page is required for scripts over 130 pages and books over 200 pages.

We no longer accept checks due to issues with fraud. Please use the PayPal options when participating. Please ensure you can send AND receive payments via PayPal.

There are no physical items deliverable under our services – all reports will be provided by email in standard document formats.
Once a project has been processed, there is no refund.

Cancellations must be requested within 48 hours before any public announcement of winning entries and/or before receipt of any completed.

Entries MUST have a cover sheet/titlepage with contact info in order to be considered.

Grand Prize: $2500 cash prize and guaranteed representation. 1 Full year of script mentoring for the top three winners, including development notes on all re-writes of the top 3 winning scripts. Worth $3,200

Up to $1 million in option monies from the A-List producers we work with. If an established studio/production company makes an offer on your script, we will fly you to Los Angeles and cover your flight & hotel costs for three days. We will pitch the top three projects to relevant production companies. You keep ALL the option/sales money (unless you commission an agent, manager or attorney to represent you). The Grand Prize winner is also pitched to several literary agencies and management companies as well as non-US companies to increase the chances of a sale. The names of the top three winners and their projects are mentioned in press releases and on the web.

Winners will receive an InkTip Script Listing and have their logline featured in InkTip Magazine so they can promote themselves and their scripts to InkTip’s entire network of producers, managers, and agents. InkTip Magazine is sent to over 15,000 producers and representatives.

FAQs

None added. Contact contest admin for details.

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