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Winners Announced

Dec 31, 2014

SHORT SCREENPLAY CONTEST

CONTEST DESCRIPTION

To promote any short screenplays and expose winners to industry professionals. Cash prizes. - Endorsed by ScreenplayContests.com - Entries received from around the world - Winners receive industry contacts.

PRIZES

$300.00 plus industry submissions.

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ISA

International Screenwriters' Association

We are squarely focused on supporting emerging screenwriters in their professional growth by providing nearly every tool and resource available in the industry. It's our express goal to support writers of any level or background, who are proactive in developing their careers and are willing to learn from the insights and expertise of our community members. Screenwriting takes perseverance. The harder you work, the better this site will work for you.

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 (1-2 Pages)

So much of the opportunity available to your script is spent within the first twenty pages. You need to make sure the hook, teaser, cold open… grabs the reader and presents you like it should. This analysis will give you those answers.

ISA General Feedback (2-3 Pages)

You know your work inside and out, now it’s time to get a second opinion. We’ll read your full script, and you’ll receive a detailed personalized critique on what we see, what we think, and suggestions on where to go next.

ISA Extended Feedback (5-6 Pages)

For those looking for an extensive breakdown of the inner-workings of their creative material. Writers who select this Analysis will receive suggestions on how to improve overall writing, story, structure, characters, pacing, stakes, climax and resolution, specific problem scenes, tone and overall commercial appeal.

Rules

RULES
  1. Screenplays must not have been previously optioned, produced, or purchased prior to December 1, 2014.
  2. Screenplays must be original work of applicant(s).
  3. Winning screenplay submissions written by 2 or more writers require all awards to be divided equally among the writers.
  4. Screenplays must be in English.
  5. Multiple submissions are accepted but each submission requires a separate entry form and separate fee.
  6. Screenplays must be between 1 - 15 pages.
  7. Cherub Productions is not responsible for screenplays lost, stolen, or lost in shipping.
  8. Judges decisions are final.
  9. Entry must be postmarked by Decemember 1, 2014.
  10. Each submission must be accompanied with a $35.00 (US) submission fee** (Payable to: Cherub Productions, Short Screenplay Contest).

**Entrants Outside of the United States Please submit $40.00 (US) in cash or an international money order drawn on a US Bank. Entry fees not drawn on a US Bank are subject to a $25.00 (US) bank processing fee.

FAQs

None added. Contact contest admin for details.

PAMELA GREEN, SEMI-FINALIST IN AMERICAN GEM LITERARY FESTIVAL

Pamela Green's comedy script, BETRAYAL AT THE WEDDING, received semifinalist placement at the American Gem Literary Fesitval. The wedding comedy about the parents and partners and their eye-popping antics also received acclaim at the...
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Rebecca Willliams Spindler takes First Place in 2015 Project Famous Contest

Rebecca Williams Spindler's short dramedy: WRONG NUMBER RIGHT DAY, won FIRST Place in the Project Famous Short Screenplay Competition. Her screenplay will be produced into a short film by Project Famous Films! Rebecca's culturally...
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John E. Bias - Semi Finalist in Rhode Island International Film Festival

A Semi Finalist in the 2013 Rhode Island International Film Festival for his short screenplay "The Beast". One of 21 semi finalist out of 371 entries. 
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