| ScreamCraft Horror Competition|
4101 Sawtelle Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90066
|Contact: ||Cameron Cubbison, Co-founder|
|Description: ||s your script the next “Paranormal Activity” or “Saw” franchise? Whether you have a contained thriller or a big effects-driven horror film, WE WANT TO READ YOUR SCREENPLAY. The judges panel includes 3 development executives at Lionsgate, Paramount and Sony.|
|Entry Fee: ||$20 early; $49 regular|
|Type: || Screenplay|
|Promotes: || Specific Genres|
|Originates From: ||United States|
|Sponsored By: ||Software / Product|
|Start Date: ||2/1/2013|
|Submission Deadlines: ||6/1/2013|
|Year of Origin: ||2013|
|Rules: ||Submissions are accepted via electronic submission on this website only, between February 1st, 2013 and June 1st, 2013.|
Entry fee for each screenplay is $20 until April 30th early deadline and then $49 until final deadline on June 2st.
There is no limit to the number of projects you may submit.
Entries must be received on or before the deadlines and submission fee payment must be made in full at time of the submission. All entry fees are non-refundable.
All submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s).
Material must be submitted by the writer. Material written by writing teams must be submitted by one of the writers, with consent of the other(s).
If a writing team is chosen as a winner, prizes will be given to the person who submits the project. Each team is responsible for dividing or sharing the prize money.
Substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entered material are not allowed.
It is recommended that original material be registered with the WGA or The Library of Congress before submitting to any competition.
All ownership and rights to the scripts submitted to this contest remains with the original rights holders.
All writers are eligible. However, a writer who has earned more than $50,000 (or equivalent currency) from professional writing services for film or TV in the preceding year is not. (Contest winnings not included.)
All persons from anywhere in the world are eligible; however the material submitted must be in English.
All material submitted to other competitions or contests are eligible.
There are no requirements as to when the material was written.
The material submitted must not be encumbered by any obligation to, or option held by, a third party prior to entering the competition.
Any submitted work that becomes optioned, published, produced or purchased between the time of submission and the end of the judging period will no longer be eligible.
Material should be submitted in its proper format, font, spacing and margins.
Adaptations are ineligible unless the underlying rights are owned by the writer or the work is in the public domain.
Feature Screenplays longer than 140 pages will not be eligible.
All material must be submitted as a PDF or it will not be eligible.
|Prizes and Awards: ||First place prize is $1,000 cash + consultation with agent Kailey Marsh, founder of The Blood List, + personal recommendation of your script to the list’s 100 industry insiders who determine the top 13 dark genre scripts every October!|
Second place prize is $100 cash and a phone call with a top literary manager.
All Top 10 Finalists will receive a page of development notes from one of our judges.
Additionally, First Place and Runner-Up will receive a complementary SCREENWRITING SOFTWARE PACKAGE from Celtx, including Script for Mac, Script for iPad/iPhone and a 1 year subscription to Edge online workspace!
Early submission fee is only $20 until April 30th. Enter now