When a lot of writers asked us for a little more time, we extended the deadline to September 8. That day has come! At midnight in California tonight, we stop accepting screenplays. Enter your script today.Continue Reading →
We have gotten a number of requests for a few extra days… and considering that this year September 1 landed right in the middle of a holiday weekend, we are extending the deadline to Friday, September 6. That should afford everyone who has asked for a “Grace Period” enough time to finish their proofreading and […]Continue Reading →
Welcome to the Screenplay Festival website. We are getting close to crunch time! The final deadline for the 2013 contest is Midnight on September 1. Make sure to get those scripts to us on time!Continue Reading →
The Early Entry Deadline for Screenplay Festival is this Monday, July 1. All scripts entered before midnight (midnight in Los Angeles, to be precise) on July 1 automatically receive the Early Entry Discount of $10. After midnight, the entry fee for Screenplay Festival goes up!Continue Reading →
In our last update, we announced the winners of the 2012 Screenplay Festival competition. We would again like to take this opportunity to thank all of the writers who entered their scripts, and to encourage everyone to keep writing! We also want to let everyone know that for 2013 we are bringing back the more […]Continue Reading →
The 2012 Screenplay Festival screenwriting contest is closed to new entries. For everyone who entered, the Screenplay Festival website, Facebook, and Twitter will be updated every other week with news about the judging process. Best of luck to everyone!Continue Reading →
The deadline for the 2012 screenplay competition has passed, As always, we are allowing a grace period after the deadline for those writers who have asked for a little more time to get all of their materials to us. Particularly because our deadline landed during a holiday weekend in the USA, we are allowing writers […]Continue Reading →
Enter your script today! All scripts entered before the end of the day on September 1 will be in the 2012 competition. Ranked as one of the Most Significant contests on MovieBytes, Screenplay Festival offers an opportunity for writers to get their work into the right hands. Awards are given for five categories: Action/Adventure, Comedy, […]Continue Reading →
The October 7, 2011 final deadline has passed, which means that Screenplay Festival is no longer accepting entries for the 2011 competition. To be clear, writers who have begun the process of entering their scripts will be able to complete their entries, but new applications sent from this point forward will technically only be eligible […]Continue Reading →
The final deadline for the Screenplay Festival 2011 competition has been extended to Friday, October 7. Each year we get many requests from panicked writers about being allowed to enter their scripts after the deadline, especially when our deadline in on a weekend like this year had been. In response to this, we have […]Continue Reading →
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Tony Sago, Lighthouse
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Chris Canole, Felix the Flyer
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