| Ausitn Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition|
1801 Salina Street
Austin, TX 78701
|Contact: ||Matt Dy, Screenplay & Teleplay Competition Director|
|Description: ||Screenplay Competition: |
May 15th – Early Deadline ($40)
June 1st – Late Deadline ($50)
June 1st – Final Deadline ($30)
Screenplay categories: Drama (Historical, Western, Drama, Family, Romance, Horror, Thriller, etc.) and/or Comedy (Dark, Satirical, Slapstick, and more).
There are also TWO additional categories: Latitude Productions Award (Adult-themed, character-driven story with a production budget under 10 million dollars) and the Dark Hero Studios Sci-Fi Award (fantasy, horror, science fiction, etc). To be considered for these additional awards you must have your screenplay entered in either the Drama or Comedy Category.
Teleplay categories: Sitcom Spec, One-Hour Spec, Sitcom Pilot, and One-Hour Pilot. The Teleplay Competition is open to any spec scripts for currently airing programs AND original pilot scripts
**As an added bonus, we will be providing our Readers Notes to all screenplays and teleplays that reach the Second Round (top 10%) or higher in the competition at no extra charge!
|Objective: ||The Austin Film Festival Screenplay and Teleplay Competition recognizes the work of the writer, opens doors, and creates a networking system for new writers to further their career within the industry. Industry professionals recognize the Austin Film Festival as a widely respected and popular writing competition, with representatives from agencies and production companies participating in the judging process. Semifinalist and finalist scripts are judged by production company representatives, who have in the past included representatives from The Donners’ Company, Village Roadshow Pictures, Saturn Films, Whitelight Entertainment, Fortis Films, Liveplanet, Protozoa Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies, Focus Features, Fox Broadcasting, Pixar, and WB.|
|Entry Fee: ||$30-$50|
|Type: || Screenplay, TV Scripts|
|Originates From: ||United States|
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|Start Date: ||1/1/2011|
|Submission Deadlines: ||6/1/2012|
|Winners Announced: ||October 20, 2012|
|Year of Origin: ||1994|
|Prizes and Awards: ||http://www.austinfilmfestival.com/new/awards|