Its sponsor partners, who graciously provide our winning makers with top notch products and prizes, constitute many of the blue chips of the film industry, including Kodak, Avid, Focal Press, Final Draft, American Cinematographer, and many others. Now, in its eleventh year, RIIFF celebrates the independent spirit in filmmakers throughout the world and is dedicated to the creation of opportunities for artistic exchange among filmmakers, distributors, movie-lovers, and the film community at large. With more than 3, film festivals worldwide, only 60 have this distinct recognition.
And above all—keep writing.
Many prominent filmmakers started out in the world of TV, could the next one be you? Every year, the Workshop selects up to 10 participants out of almost 2, submissions and exposes them to Warner Bros. May 1-May 31 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting One of the most prestigious and well known international screenwriting competitions, used to discover new talent in the field of screenwriting.
Stiff competition but well worth the entry fee, should you win one of the fellowships. To enter, submit a feature length screenplay and entry fee via the online application when the competition is open for submissions. Fellowship winners are invited to participate in awards week ceremonies and seminars and expected to complete at least one original feature film screenplay during the Fellowship year.
We announce the winner s 4 weeks after the final deadline.
Be sure to check out the guidelines for eligibility requirements. Script Room is not a competition but a means by which the BBC seeks out the best writing talent. We look for writers with the strongest potential to be developed and produced for BBC broadcast.
We receive many thousands of scripts every year and can only focus on the writers who we feel have the most potential. April 4 Slamdance Writing Competition With four categories and awards for the top three winners in each, along with feedback for every entry, this competition gives the aspiring screenwriter an excellent shot at winning.
The Slamdance Screenplay Competition is dedicated to discovering and supporting emerging writing talent. We welcome screenplays in every genre, on any topic, from anywhere in the world.
April 11 Early deadline Film Independent Screenwriting Lab Labs are an often overlooked way to network and develop significantly as a writer. This four-week program takes place in Los Angeles. The Screenwriting Lab also helps to further the careers of its Fellows by introducing them to film industry veterans who can offer guidance on both the craft and business of screenwriting.
A variety of guest speakers may screen and discuss their own films, or offer insights into their career trajectories, and a final retreat offers further opportunity for individualized feedback and discussion with additional established filmmakers and producers.
Through one-on-one story sessions with Creative Advisors, Fellows engage in an artistically rigorous process that offers them indispensable lessons in craft, as well as the means to do the deep exploration needed to fully realize their material.
The focus of this six month program is on opening doors: Winner with scripts for feature films, short films, minute and hour-long TV pilots are in the running for cash prizes and festival access.
Finalists in each competition are read by prestigious juries, receive top industry recognition, and participate in a Festival focused specifically on screenwriting that includes cash prizes for all competitions and a Mentors Brunch with a prominent screenwriter Deadline: Keep checking in for next year.
We provide each writer who enters BlueCat one written analysis while supporting screenwriters of all levels and stages of development with the constructive feedback all writers require. Of course you do! The competition is closed, but submissions will open in summer for the next round.
Our global Writing Program is one of the best in the biz. Basically, they write a lot and do cool things, all while being provided a salary! Writers on the Verge is a week program focused on polishing writers and readying them for a staff writer position on a television series.
We particularly encourage writers of diverse backgrounds to apply.SEATTLE, WA -- May 29, -- The Seattle International Film Festival is proud to announce this year's ShortsFest Jury Award winners, with all three three Grand Jury Award-winning films having a women at the helm.
Each Grand Jury Prize winner receives $2, and winners may also qualify to. Each year, the Academy Nicholl screenwriting competition awards up to five $35, fellowships to amateur screenwriters. To enter, submit a feature length screenplay and entry fee via the online application when the competition is open for submissions.
Filmmakers Names Round One Qualifiers Hollywood, CA — FilmMakers is pleased to announce the first round qualifiers of the 1 6th. Annual Filmmakers International Screenwriting Awards Competition.
Recipients: All Grand Prize Winners, Empire Award Winners, Park Avenue Award Winners, and Official Finalists Script Feedback Detailed commentary from a professional script reader and screenwriter about key script compenents such as story, structure, pacing, character, and commercial appeal.
The PAGE Award Winners. GRAND PRIZE. TUNDRA KILL Kevin Bachar. ACTION/ADVENTURE GOLD PRIZE MOTHER TRUCKER FAMILY FILM GOLD PRIZE WARRIOR GIRL Laurie Whitaker. SILVER PRIZE SKULDUGGERY Matthew Davis. BRONZE PRIZE The PAGE International Screenwriting Awards W.
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