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Registration Fee $65

Timeline

Regular Deadline:

Jun 30, 2018

Late Deadline:

Jul 31, 2018

CATEGORIES & FEES

Regular Deadline
  • Standard Entry $65
  • ISAConnect Entry $60
Regular Deadline
  • Standard Entry $35
  • ISAConnect Entry $30

Announcements

Screenplay Official Selection

Aug 01, 2018

Screenplay Winner

Aug 28, 2018

San Diego International Kids Film Festival Screenplay

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

The San Diego International Kid's Film Festival promotes the idea of entertainment with education. Supported by many across the world, the festival supports the entertainment and education industries by showcasing international films, and gives young, aspiring filmmakers a channel to communicate to an international community. The resulting collaboration produces a unique multi-cultural experience, engaging young viewers with positive media, as a diverse education.

PRIZES

Best Screenplay Award named for all categories:

 

  • Feature
  • Short

 

Winners will receive award certificates. Exposure is a big award as the festival is attended by industry producers, buyers and film investors.

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Rules

SCREENPLAY ENTRY GUIDELINES:


1. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant. Entries may be adapted from the applicant's own work.

 

2. All screenplay entries must include a completed entry form, the correct entry fee;   the screenplay in in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Microsoft Word, or Text.  (Your name should NOT appear anywhere on the screenplay as it is mandatory that adjudication is conducted without knowledge of the writer's name or identity);  a character description and a 50-word synopsis that in PDF/Doc/text.  Incomplete forms may cause delays.

 

3. Screenplays that are currently optioned or sold are not eligible for competition. Judges who work for the UMFF are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members.

 

4. Feature length screenplays must be no longer than 120 pages and short screenplays should be no more than 45 pages. All screenplay entries must be written in English. Any revisions after the entry has been entered are not accepted. Screenplays must be in 11 pt courier font, no promotional materials or illustrations are accepted, pages must be numbered.

 

5. It is the responsibility of the screenwriter to insure that their work is protected (US Copyright Office, The Writers Guild of America or Screenwriters Federation of America). International entries should protect their work with similar organizations within their respective country.

 

6. Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted.

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