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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

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Contact: Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Feedback: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (0.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
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Objective

Breaking Walls is a contest for thriller screenplays with contacts at established Hollywood literary representation and production companies who have agreed to consider the full winning script and the top finalists' loglines.

Well-written thrillers are always an excellent way for writers to show Hollywood pros a combination of commerciality, unique voice, and a clear understanding of effective feature film narrative. We're here to break down the walls between your talent and our industry contacts looking for the next great thriller writer!

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early February 3, 2017 $35
Regular February 17, 2017 $40
Late March 10, 2017 $45 11
Extended March 24, 2017 $60 25

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Notification: End of January

Rules

  • International entries are allowed but the script must be written in English.
  • The submitted script must be in PDF format and must be submitted electronically.
  • A title page with contact information must be included with every submitted script.
  • The script must be 80 to 130 pages in 12pt Courier (or Courier Final Draft) with standard screenplay margins and spacing, and pages must be numbered.
  • The script must be unproduced at the time of submission and must be an original screenplay intended for the medium of feature film and the submitter must own 100% of the rights to the script when submitting. Adaptations are eligible as long as the writer can prove full ownership of the original property or life rights (or if the source material is public domain according to US Copyright law.)
  • If the script is written by a writing team, it must be submitted by one of the writers with the consent of the other (any and all prizes will be sent to the writer who submitted the winning script, it is the responsibility of the writing team to share or divide the prizes.)
  • All entries must be received on or before midnight (Pacific Time) on the date of the deadline and must be paid in full to be considered.
  • There is no limit to the number of different scripts you may submit. Duplicate entries of the same project, however, will be automatically disqualified.
  • Once a script has been submitted, no substitutions will be accepted. No corrected pages or revised drafts allowed.
  • The decisions of the judges are final and shall not be disputed. The contest and its coordinators may not be held responsible for any errors or omissions by the judges.
  • By entering the contest, the writer(s) understand that there is no guarantee of representation (by an agent or manager) and/or production in the event that a script is chosen as a winner. Consideration of the script is given for the sole purpose of choosing a winner for the contest.
  • All scripts submitted must be registered with the WGAw and/or the US Copyright Office before the time of submission.
  • The entry fee must be paid in US Dollars and are nonrefundable. Winners who may be awarded a cash prize shall be responsible for his or her own income tax. If a winner is awarded a cash prize, the entrant is responsible for providing an accurate PayPal address or bank account to receive the cash prize.
  • Previous winning scripts are NOT eligible. (Winning writers' other scripts are allowed.)

Awards

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
  • $300 cash prize
  • Full screenplay sent to contacts at Hollywood literary representation and production companies who have agreed to consider our winning scripts
  • A Free Inktip Script Listing, where hundreds of producers and reps can find your contest-winning script
RUNNER UP
  • $100 cash prize
  • Logline considered by Hollywood literary representation and production companies for a potential read request
UP TO 8 OTHER FINALISTS
  • Logline considered by Hollywood literary representation and production companies for a potential read request

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Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Feedback: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (0.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
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Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Feedback: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (0.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered this contest?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Breaking Walls Announces Latest Thriller Contest Results

Vault by Roni Brown has been named the winner of the Breaking Walls Thriller Contest for Q2 2015.

Updated: 07/30/2015

Breaking Walls Thriller Contest Announces First Quarter Results

Ron Peer's When Flesh Burns has been named the First Quarter Winner of the Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 05/01/2015

Breaking Walls Announces Thriller Contest Results

Mock Trial by Jamee Decio has been named the winner of the Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest for the fourth quarter of 2014.

Updated: 02/01/2015

Breaking Walls Announces 3rd Quarter Contest Results

Checkmate by Mike Boss has been named the winner of Breaking Walls Screenwriting Competition for the 3rd Quarter of 2014.

Updated: 11/03/2014

Breaking Walls Announces Contest Winners

The Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest has named A Hitch in the Plan by Robert Wooldridge Jr. as their 2nd quarter winner for 2014.

Updated: 07/31/2014

Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest

Contact

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.4/5.0)
Feedback: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (0.8/5.0)
Report Cards: 5    
Have you entered this contest?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter mike boss

An interview with screenwriter mike boss regarding the Breaking Walls Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/06/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Robert Wooldridge

An interview with screenwriter Robert Wooldridge regarding the Breaking Walls Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/05/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Dennis Wasitis

An interview with screenwriter Dennis Wasitis regarding the Breaking Walls Writing Competition.

Updated: 05/06/2014
Contest Winner? Let's talk. If you've finished first, second, or third in the Breaking Walls Thriller Screenplay Contest, MovieBytes would like to interview you.