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ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest

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Our jury is looking for short stories (not screenplays) with special cinematic potential. Whether you’re writing flash fiction or a novella, we want to read your story! The grand prize winner will receive $1,000 and personal introductions to literary agents, managers, producers and publishers. The top 5 finalists will be read by our network of over 40 literary and entertainment industry professionals. All rights and ownership to stories submitted to this contest remain with the author, until and unless other agreements are made.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early Bird Deadline November 4, 2017 $39.00
Final December 16, 2017 $59.00 26

Notification: January, 2018

Rules

  • There is no limit to the number of stories 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
  • The story may have been previously published, however all submitted material must be original, and all rights must be wholly owned by the writer(s), particularly the film adaptation rights.
  • 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). All writers must be credited on title page.
  • 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. Please proofread very carefully before submitting.
  • It is recommended that original material be registered with the US Copyright Office before submitting to any competition, however we do not require registration.
  • All ownership and rights to the material submitted to this contest remains with the original rights holders.

Awards

First Place

$1,000 Cash Grant; Introduction & Phone Call to Hollywood Producers, Agents, Literary Managers; Feedback from a ScreenCraft mentor; exposure to our jury and network of industry professionals.

Second Place

$500 Cash Grant; Feedback from a ScreenCraft mentor; exposure to our jury and network of industry professionals

Finalists

Top 5 Finalists will Published on the ScreenCraft website and promoted on Twitter (optional)

ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest

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ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Story Contest

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