9th ANNUAL SCREENWRITING COMPETITION
CALL FOR ENTRIES! Screenplays wanted!
To enter your screenplay in the competition:
SCREENPLAY SUBMISSION DEADLINES:
Regular Deadline: April 1st, 2011 Standard Fee: 45.00, WIFV/NE Member Fee 30.00
Late Deadline: April 8, 2011 Standard Fee: 55.00 WIFV/NE Member Fee: 40.00
Extended Deadline: April 15, 2011 Standard Fee: 65.00 WIFV/NE Member Fee: 50.00
The contest aims to promote the work of women screenwriters and support the creation of worthy film roles for women. Aspiring screenwriters, female and male, are invited to submit entries. Scripts must be authored or co-authored by a woman and/or feature a woman or women in prominent roles.
The Grand Prize Winner will receive a detailed script analysis and consultation from Grub Street. All three finalists will receive a screenwriting software package from Final Draft, and a 6-month online script placement service by Inktip.com
In 2008, the winning WIFV/NE screenplay was optioned shortly after being listed on Inktip.
This year’s competition will be judged by Mary Conroy. As a playwright, screenwriter, and television writer, Mary has placed in writing competitions throughout the country. Her most recent achievements include participant for the Kennedy Center’s Playwriting Intensive, a Finalist in the Lakseshore Ten-Minute Playwriting competition, and a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region I Finalist. She has judged for the Emerson College Screenwriting Certificate Program, was an official judge for the Golden Age of Television Competition, and has read for Parkway Productions, Penny Marshall’s production company. Mary holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. She is a proud member of Playwrights Proscenium, Strivers, and the Dramatist Guild. Her screenplay The Other War, won First Prize in the 2007 Women in Film & Video New England Screenwriting Competition.
CALL FOR READERS! We will need readers to help out with the screenplay competition. If you have been a reader in the past and would like to read again please email: firstname.lastname@example.org