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First 10 Pages Script Contest

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

Recognizing excellence in Feature Film and TV writing in all genres. t.

PRIZES

GRAND PRIZE (1) – $5,000 cash One entry will be selected to be awarded the Grand Prize of $5,000 cash.

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Rules

  • Entrant(s) must be 18 years of age or older.
  • All entries must be in English.
  • Submit the first 10 pages of the script only.
  • Submissions must be for narrative projects (no documentaries, or reality shows accepted)
  • Multiple submissions are accepted. Each submission requires a separate entry.
  • All entries must be submitted in PDF format. No exceptions.
  • Title Page Format: Include title, name, complete contact information, genre, and logline
  • Scripts must be in standard screenplay format. No exceptions.
  • Both produced and unproduced scripts are eligible.
  • Both represented and non-represented writers are eligible.
  • Teams of up to two writers are eligible.
  • Scripts that have previously won a competition are eligible.
  • Substitutions of corrected pages, revised material, or new drafts, require a new entry and payment.

FAQs

Do you accept international submissions? Yes, we welcome international writers. All submissions must be in English.

 

Can I submit material in Final Draft or Word?

No, all entries must be submitted in PDF format. No exceptions.

 

How do I turn my document into a PDF file? If you are using screenwriting software such as Final Draft or Movie Magic Screenwriting, the software will allow you to save your script as a PDF file. If you have written your script in Microsoft Word, you also have the option to save the document as a PDF file or to print as a PDF file (which saves the document in PDF format).

 

Do I have to include a Copyright or WGA registration number with my submission? No, it is not required, however we recommend you obtain a copyright or WGA registration number (or foreign equivalent) for your material.


Who are your readers? All of our readers have significant experience and credentials in the industry. They have worked for production companies, studios, managers, agents, and talent.

 

How can you guarantee my submission will be reviewed and receive a fair chance? Rest-assured all entries are carefully considered.

 

Is there a way I can enter the competition for free? Do you provide fee waivers for writers with financial hardships? No, we do not offer fee waivers of any kind.

 

What if I change my mind about entering the competition after making payment, can I receive a refund? No, we do not offer refunds for any reason. No exceptions. Be sure to carefully read and verify your submission meets all criteria prior to entry.

 

Where does the money go for the entry fee? Entry fees are used to pay professional readers, administrative labor fees, promotional expenses, delivery costs, and award prize money.

 

Does the entrant retain rights to the submitted material? Yes, entrants retain all the rights to their works.

 

If I win, will I have to assign any rights to my material or any percentage of sales or future profits? Absolutely not. Entrants retain all the rights to their works. Neither the First 10 Pages Screenplay Competition nor its parent company Rebel Seed Films LLC, its readers, judges or sponsors will attach themselves to your material as a condition of you being designated a winner, nor will we demand any percentage of any sales you make as a result of entering or winning the competition.

 

Can anyone have access to the material once submitted? No, submitted material is only accessible to the assigned readers, judges, and our staff. The First 10 Pages Screenplay Competition and its parent company Rebel Seed Films LLC owns no rights to the submitted material and will not distribute them publicly in any way without written approval.

 

How will you use my contact information? Rest-assured your contact information will be kept in strict confidence. We will never sell or rent your information to anyone, nor will we share it without your prior permission.

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KT Parker's "Promised Land" Named A Finalist

KT Parker received another laurel to add to her collection when her refugee epic feature film script "Promised Land" reached the finals of Rebel Seed Films & Entertainment's First 10 Pages Contest in May 2016.
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Brandon Maline's first scene is chosen for a live reading at Wildsound

The first scene from Brandon Maline's screenplay Existential Quandary was recently chosen by the committee of Wildsound Festival to be featured at one of their upcoming Festival dates for a live reading by professional...
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James M. Freeman's "The Time of Killing" honored.

James M. Freeman's "The Time of Killing" won the Runner-Up Award  for Most Ambitious Script at the Action on Film International Film Festival, 2015, was a Finalist at the First Ten Pages Script Contest 2016, and was a Second...
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