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Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

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3510 West Magnolia Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505
800 272-8927 (voice)

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Email: sadie.dean@fwmedia.com

Contact: Sadie Dean, Contest Coordinator

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Objective

The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest is a quarterly international competition that facilitates relationships between new writers and Industry leaders looking to help aspirants embark on writing careers.

Working from an A-list logline, entrants are challenged to create up to the first 15 pages of an original script based on the given concept. But it doesn't stop there. The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest goes much further than your average competition, by providing the top 10 finalists with mentors to guide them through the entire script creation process, with the goal of completing a spec screenplay to be judged by a panel of Hollywood power players.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early February 28, 2014 $40
Standard March 31, 2014 $50
Extended April 30, 2014 $75 6

For feedback on contest submission, additional $10 fee. Finalists announced May 2014 Winner announced: September 2014

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Notification: Finalists announced May 2014 Winner announced: September 2014

Rules

Entrants write up to the first 15 pages of a script based on a logline provided by an A-list screenwriter. Please visit website for details.

Awards

  • The top 10 finalists receive a copy of Movie Magic Screenwriter Software, Development Notes, and a letter of congratulations from Sheldon Turner.
  • Each of the 10 finalists enter into a 12-week Story Specialists mentoring program, consisting of feedback for every 10 pages submitted, with the goal of completing a spec screenplay based on the given logline.
The winner receives a classic Industry experience, including transportation to Los Angeles and:
  • Lush Accommodations at the Chateau Marmont
  • One-on-One with Roger Avary at The Ivy
  • Meeting with Benderspink

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News: Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Writers Store Announces Industry Insider Contest Winner

The Writers Store has named Patrick Rockwell's The Recruitment as the winner of the latest Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest, featuring Academy-award winning screenwriter Roger Avary.

Updated: 04/18/2014

Writers Store Announces Industry Insider Finalists

The Writer Store has announced their top 10 Industry Insider Contest Finalists.

Updated: 09/23/2011

Interview with Dana Hahn:
An Inside Look at The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

Dana Hahn has been helping writers find their voice for over ten years, first as a Literary Agent Associate, and most recently as the Contest Coordinator for the Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest. In addition to the contest, Dana is the Sales & Marketing Coordinator for the Writers Store, and manages the Development Notes & Story Specialist programs.

Updated: 08/18/2011

Industry Insider Contest Pledges $10,000 to Earthquake and Tsunami Fund

In partnership with "Just Go With It" screenwriter Allan Loeb, The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest pledged $10,000 to the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund in appreciation of Loeb's participation in this session's contest. They've also pledged to donate an additional $10 per entry over their anticipated 1,000 submissions.

Updated: 03/29/2011

Writers Store Announces Industry Insider Finalists

The Writers Store has announced the 10 finalists for their Industry Insider Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 01/13/2011

Interviews: Writers Store Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest

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