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Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition
5833 Vanalden Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 91356
United States
818-251-6180
info@filmmatic.com
www.screenplayawards.org

Contact: Andrew Briggs, Competition Director
Description: The FILMMATIC Sceenplay Awards Competiton is open to short and feature-length works. Competiton judging is broken down by 10 genre's listed on our competition website.

You've worked hard on your screenplay, and our staff and Judges are excited to read your work. Entries can be made via the form on our site, or through the FilmFreeway system. All Winners and Honorable mentions will be announced by August 15, 2018.
Objective: The Filmmatic Screenplay Awards were created to locate and expose up-and-coming screenwriters, as well as to empower and educate those talented writers still waiting for their invitation to the mainstream industry.

Exposure, Exposure, Exposure!
Eligibility: Open to all feature length and short screenplays and teleplays
Entry Fee: $45/remit $20
Type: Screenplay, Short Screenplay, TV Scripts
Promotes: Specific Genres
Originates From: United States
Occurrence: Yearly
Sponsored By: Other
Start Date: 1/1/2019
Submission Deadlines: 4/30/2019
Winners Announced: June 15, 2019
Year of Origin: 2016
Rules: 1) Judges, as well as employees of InkTip.com, Filmmatic.com and other sponsors are not eligible to enter the competition, nor are their affiliates or immediate family members.

2) All scripts must be submitted in English, and entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars. Entry in the competition is void where prohibited by law.

3) All writers' names should be listed in the online entry form, "written by" credits are optional on the script/pilot file itself. By submitting online to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition, entrant warants that all writers have authorized the submission. If a screenplay is written by multiple authors, all cash and awards will be remitted to the entrant of record, with all proceeds to be divided at the writers' discretion.

4) To enter your script electronically, you must submit in one of the following formats: .PDF (preferred), Final Draft, Movie Magic Screenwriter, Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format, or Text.

5) Entries will not be returned. Be sure to retain a copy of all material submitted.

6) Entrants of the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards retain all rights to their screenplays.

7) You may submit your entry and payment either online through this website (see homepage) or through FilmFreeway/Withoutabox. No preference will be given to submissions from any particular platform.

8) Entries must be received by the applicable Entry Deadline.

9) Once a script has been entered into competition, we will not accept substitutions or revised drafts. If you wish to submit a revised draft of your script, you must enter it as a new submission.

10) The Filmmatic Screenplay Awards will not share your screenplay with anyone except the official judges of the competition without prior permission.

11) By entering the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition, you represent that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people or legal entities. Entrant indemnifies Filmmatic.com and its employees and subsidiaries and holds them harmless from any claims regarding infringement or dissemination of materials.

12) Entry fees are non-refundable.

13) For environmental reasons, we no longer accept hardcopy submissions by mail.

14) Entrants can include author and/or contact information on their entry's cover page at their own discretion, but it is not required.

15) The decisions of the judges are final.

16) The Filmmatic Screenplay Awards reserves the right to make any necessary changes, postponements, or cancellations to competition scheduling at our discretion. Competition staff reserves the right to substitute any advertised prize for another prize of similar value.

17) Notification of winners and official finalists will be sent by email and posted on our website. It is the responsibility of the winners to redeem any prizes allotted to them by the Inroads Screenwriting Fellowship or our sponsors. Applicants will be repsonsible for providing current contact information and mailing addresses for prize redemption purposes.
Prizes and Awards: Virtual PitchFest Pkgs
Press and Exposure for all Winners, Honorees and Finalists.

- Via our list of 24k industry professionals + outside media + our growing list of reviewing managers and producers.
Our Honorees will all receive screenplay listing packages from our good friends at InkTip. ($60 Value)

InkTip has a network of 4000+ Industry Professionals. 300+ films have been made from scripts/writers found through InkTip, and each year, an average of 28 movies go into production from writers found through InkTip.

1) Pick a Producer
2) Send a written Query
3) Receive Response in 5 Days!

The top 3 Honorees will receive a Virtual Pitchfest Package, so you can reach out directly to production companies immediately after the competition wraps!

The Overall Winner will receive $1,000.00 cash.

Our Honorees will all receive screenplay listing packages from our good friends at InkTip. ($60 Value)

InkTip has a network of 4000+ Industry Professionals. 300+ films have been made from scripts/writers found through InkTip, and each year, an average of 28 movies go into production from writers found through InkTip.

All entrants will receive a VIP invitation to Filmmatic's 9th annual Sundance Film Festival networking event!

(Normally held the opening Monday of the fest)

Press and Exposure for all Winners, Honorees and Finalists.

- Via our list of 24k industry professionals + outside media + our growing list of reviewing managers and producers.

 


 

 

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