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Timeline

Early Deadline:

Feb 01, 2018

Regular Deadline:

Mar 01, 2018

Final Deadline:

Apr 01, 2018

CATEGORIES & FEES

Regular Deadline
  • Standard Entry $75
  • ISAConnect Entry $70

Announcements

First, Second, Third Prize

May 01, 2018

100 SCREENPLAYS

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

100 SCREENPLAYS is a screenwriting competition from Screenplay Festival, running annually since 2002 and one of the highest rated screenwriting competitions on MovieBytes, where writers like you rate the reliability and significance of contests.

100 SCREENPLAYS has partnered with the film festival Film Invasion Los Angeles to hold a live ceremony for our three winners.

PRIZES

Each screenplay contest at 100 SCREENPLAYS has a First Prize Winner, a Second Prize Winner, and a Third Prize Winner.  These winners are selected based solely upon the quality of each screenplay, and are awarded regardless of genre or subject matter.


100SCREENPLAYS features the following Prizes:

  • Cash.  The First Prize Winner of each 100 Screenplays contest will receive a $500.00 prize. Recognition.  The First, Second, and Third Prize winners will have their win announced to industry professionals, as well as the loglines of their winning screenplays listed permanently on the 100 Screenplays website to promote inquiries into their work.Recognition.   Every First Prize winning contestant will receive the following prizes from sponsor InkTip.com.
  • An e-mail announcement about their winning screenplay to approximately 6,500 industry professionals.
  • Placement of at least the scripts logline and synopsis on InkTip.com’s password protected web site. Grand Prize winners may also place their treatment and/or script.
  • InkTip.com will include a logline (pitch) for Grand Prize winning screenplays in their printed publication, which is snail-mailed to approximately 5,000 Industry Professionals.
  • Award Certificate: Every First, Second, and Third Prize winner will receive a digital 8.5? x 11? winner’s certificate.

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Feedback Type

Additional Fee Added to Entry

  • ISA Introductory Feedback: (1-2 pages of notes): $30
  • ISA General Feedback: (2-3 pages of notes): $55
  • ISA Extensive Feedback: (5-6 pages of notes): $125

Feedback Type Description

ISA INTRODUCTORY FEEDBACK

In this industry, the first twenty pages can mean the difference between a "go picture" and a "go home and try again." Give your writers the advantage with a page (or two) introduction to their script from an outside perspective. We'll map out the direction of the screenplay thus far, and give advice to gently nudge them on the proper course.

ISA GENERAL FEEDBACK

Our most popular analysis. The writer will receive a personalized critique based on a thorough read-through of the entire script, up to 120 pages. Whether half-hour pilot or feature film, we'll note our thoughts on everything from the characters and dialogue to pacing, structure, and formatting, and even where the work fits in the marketplace.

ISA EXTENSIVE FEEDBACK

Give your writers the in-depth insight of the ISA's working industry professionals. Our Readers will provide 5-6 pages of advanced notes, breaking down every moment and character arc, noting the subtleties that a writer may not have contemplated, and providing a next-level perspective that will empower screenwriters and help script achieve their full potential.

Rules

100 SCREENPLAYS has established the following rules for the competition:


All writers of submitted material must be 18 years or older, including co-authored material.  

Screenplays written by teams of two or more writers are eligible for 100 SCREENPLAYS.

Any award won by a co-authored script will be divided evenly among the writers listed on the entry form. 

Screenplays that are currently optioned, or have been sold or produced are not eligible to compete in 100 SCREENPLAYS.

Screenplays which have previously won the First Prize in a 100 SCREENPLAYS contest are not eligible to entered into another 100 SCREENPLAYS contest.  

Screenplays must be the original work of the author.  

Screenplays adapted from other sources that were written by other authors (such as but not limited to books or plays) are not eligible to compete in 100 SCREENPLAYS, regardless of the source author’s permission.  

Submissions of new drafts or corrected pages will not be accepted. 

Screenplays must be submitted in English.  

A writer may enter more than one screenplay; however, a separate entry form and fee are required for each script submitted.

FAQs

What if I send my script and over 100 scripts have already been entered?

If one hundred scripts are submitted before that deadline, the contest will be closed to new entries.  All fees for scripts sent after the competition has been closed will be refunded. 

Is there an awards ceremony?
Yes!  100 SCREENPLAYS has partnered with the film festival Film Invasion Los Angeles to hold a live ceremony for our three winners.

 

Do I have to customize the Cover Page of my entry?

Please submit your script with a standard cover page.

 

What should the file name be?

We recommend that you name your script’s computer file with your script title (shortened if necessary). For example, a PDF of “A Great Script” would be best sent with the file name “A_Great_Script.pdf”.


Who are the judges for 100 SCREENPLAYS?

This is the second most frequently asked question. The readers who will be judging the scripts for 100 SCREENPLAYS are all industry professionals from the festival’s sponsors. This includes literary agents, literary managers, and development executives from production companies. Additionally, one feature-film Music Supervisor is reading scripts for 100 SCREENPLAYS because she loves to read scripts and we know she has good taste.


Can I submit more than one screenplay?

Yes, you can. Each screenplay submitted must be accompanied by its own entry form and payment. 


What are the Prizes?

The First Prize Winner will receive a $500.00 cash prize. Additionally, every First, Second and Third Prize Winner will be announced and openly available to agents, producers, directors and investors. In all cases, the writer will be contacted either by 100 SCREENPLAYS or the inquiring party when interest is expressed in their material. Only Feature Length Screenplays are eligible for prizes. Short Length Screenplays are not eligible for prizes.  There are additional prizes given to writers by our sponsors.


Can writers who live outside the USA enter Screenplay Festival?

Yes. If you live outside the USA, you are welcome to enter Screenplay Festival. All Entree Fees must be paid in United States Dollars.


If I am submitting for Script Coverage as well as the competition, do I send two scripts?
If you want written feedback on your script by submitting your script for Script Coverage and you want the script entered into the competition as well, you only need to send one copy of your script. The person who reads your script and provides the written feedback will be instructed to make certain that your script goes directly into the competition after they are done with it.

 

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