Cinequest Screenplay CompetitionMarch 2, 2005Deadline: October 1, 2004
Cinequest Film Festival is accepting submissions for the Cinequest 15 Screenwriting Competition. On December 1, 2004, 10 finalists will be announced and given 14 days to re-submit their screenplay with any corrections and improvements they choose. Those 10 scripts will go onto the final round of competition where the top three winners will be announced and given cash prizes on opening night of Cinequest. First place will receive $2,000, second $1,000 and third $500.
Top 10 finalists will be given exposure to literary agencies, film studios and Hollywood producers; receive a Cinequest 15 Platinum Festival Pass, which allows full access to all Cinequest events, screenings and parties; and have names and contact information posted on Cinequest Website.
First, Second and Third Place winners will also receive inclusion in a Cinequest press release as well as given further opportunities by having their scripts read by several influential producers, agents and/or managers who play an active role in todays industry.
All genres and lengths (up to 130 pages) of screenplays are accepted from low-budget indie dramas to mega-money action flicks. The entry fee is $50 U.S. Entry forms may be completed online or downloaded for mailing at www.cinequest.org.