Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards

Filmmatic Drama

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Contact: Scott Prestin, Competition Admin

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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.

The 2019 Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Competition is open to feature-length and short works, screenplays and teleplays.

You've worked hard on your screenplay, and our staff and industry judges are excited to read your work. All Winners and Honorees will be announced by June 15, 2019.

  • 10 Honorees, 1 Overall-Winner, and 100 Finalists will be named!
(Invites to Filmmatic's 2020/2021 Sundance networking event (MONDAY ON MAIN STREET) for ALL ENTRANTS!)

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 04/30/2020

WinningScripts Pro 25% Off Coupon

Notification: June 15, 2020

Rules

  1. Judges and employees who work for Filmmatic.com 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. By submitting online to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition, entrant warrants 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 to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition retain all rights to their screenplays.
  6. Entrants to the Filmmatic Screenplay Awards Competition retain all rights to their screenplays.
  7. You may submit your entry and payment either online through this website (see homepage) or through FilmFreeway. No preference will be given to either method of submission.
  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 my 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.
  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 Filmmatic Screenplay Awards or our sponsors. Applicants will be responsible for providing current contact information and mailing addresses for prize redemption purposes.

Awards

  1. $500.00 Cash to the Overall Winner;
  2. INKTIP Membership/Listing Packages for all Honorees;
  3. Invites Filmmatic's 2020/2020 Sundance networking event (MONDAY ON MAIN STREET) for ALL ENTRANTS!;
  4. Feature Story spotlighting the Overall Winner to be published on Filmmatic.com e-zine;
  5. Press Release regarding all Winning/Finalist Screenwriters and their Works to be distributed to major Film/TV agencies and studios;
  6. Press Release naming all Winners and their Works distributed to our 22,000+ Industry contacts;

Filmmatic Drama

Contact

6600 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Web:
http://filmmatic.com
Email:
info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Scott Prestin, Competition Admin

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Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
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Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards

Contact

6600 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Web:
http://filmmatic.com
Email:
info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Scott Prestin, Competition Admin

Report Card

Overall: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
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Contest News

Filmmatic Announces Season 5 Drama Contest Winner, Plus Finalists and Semifinalists

Dawn Garcia's The Confidence Men has been named the Winner of the Filmmatic Season 5 Drama Contest.

OVERALL WINNER
Dawn Garcia - The Confidence Men

FINALISTS
Liz Prugh - Beckwitch
Johnny Gilligan - re.Formed
Heather Farlinger - No Good Deed: The Oliver Sipple Story
Lyndal Simpson - The Farrell Girl
Craig T. Williams - How Ya Like Me Now
Bill Walker - Starring... John Dillinger
Jonathan Wickremasinghe-Kuhn - Off the Strip
Thomas Thonson - Avenue of the Giants
Ramona L. Taylor - Blind Justice
Zoe Gieringer - The Lost Mine

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Anonymous - Community Resources
Michael Monteith - Little Things Mean a Lot
Samuel Taylor - At the Mercy of Faith
Sam Zehr - Gator
Ben Fussiner - Together Delirious
Alessandra Cardoso - Storms of Love
Charley Vance - Out Of The Ditch
Gemma Paul - Levi's Pet Emporium
Klara Kallis - Bird Box
Emily Haigh, Lisa Haigh - A Mother's Love
Carlo Liberatore - In your hands
Bradley Stryker - High School PTSD
Anthony Moore - Exodus
Michael Williams, Robert Biheller, Phillip Margolin - Heartstone
Anna Sahlstrom - La Famille
Connor McCrory - The Rhapsody of Margle Warth
Leslie Lyshkov - Red Spy Queen
Chelese Belmon - The Sun Rises on Another Day
Kerry E. Wagner - All this Death
Bill Baxter - Alec Guinness: A Kind of Victory
Gary Bigelow - Gone with the Census
Cheryl Lewis - I Know How To Swim
Rachel Doman - Castle
Akiva Penaloza - Strange as Angels
Kathleen H. Gardner - Trinidad
Sean J.S. Jourdan, Danielle Prall - Jess
Steve Sterling - The Youngest Doughboy
Bryan Frank - Freedman
Elizabeth Findley - Lenore
Lynn Elliott - Borderline Justice
James D. Johnson II. - Infamous
Bo Svenson - The Red Cloth
Scott Simpson - House of Mercy
Steven John Prowse - The Night Witches
Adam Hersh - Post Civil
Alan Lambert - Journey to Fisterra
Leslie Bloom, Callum Trevitt, Todd Nayor - Rainbow Cowboy
Theresa Regina Montoya - Killing In The Name Of
Laurence Fuller - Modern Art
Jonathan Parr, Laura Dorn - My Name's Macbeth
Steve McCarten - Airmid
Ken Krauss - The Ugliest Man In Pictures
Frank P. Mancuso. - Q-10 Diner
Chris Phillips - Pieces, or a West Hollywood Club Called Rage
Jeffrey van Davis - The Linen Bands
Chris Feistl - Bringing Down the Cartel
Théo Mahy-Ma-Somga - My First Thanksgiving
Terry Lynam - Fighting Johnny O'Brian
Camille Huot, Ambrealys - Erased
Key Lynch - The Century Builders
Tamar Palmer - Opening Out
Michael Weinreb - The Big D
Robert Wagner - The 12th Race
Beau Batchelor - Tracks
Daniela Saioni, Mazdak Taebi - Jiyan
Chris Phillips - Black Cat
Trevor Mak - Shriver
James Grant. - For the Love of God
Anthony Sands - Beverly Hills Finest
Carter Saint - Ether
Robert Cole The Musketeers and The Zombies
Damien Mulvany - Diorbivol
Edward J Piering IV - Drop house
Thomas M. Lister. Ed. D. - Massacre at Pilrims' Pass
Joseph L Harrison, Barry Kohl - Blues For The Father
Scott Dissinger - True Colors
Sven James Robinson - Stardust
Adam Fidler - Into the Fire
Daniel Talbott - He Hangs Brightly
Kirby Timmons - The Code: An Island Too Far
Dean Harakas - Mirrors At Night
Anna Baumgarten - Disfluency
Rob Magnotta - Retribution
Thomas Duffy - In The Minds Eye
Melissa White - Cornelius and Willow
Daniel Young Kim - Heveas
Yolanda T. Ross - Her Favorite Color
Kristen McNaule - Polly
Ricky Tyree - Fighting In The Dark
Becca Davis - The Dark Passenger
Douglas Cushnie - Broad Daylight
Gene Golus - Instantly
Vincent Accettola - Blue Comedy
Maria Sanchez - Rose and Betsy
Ray Keller - Japanese for Baseball
Jason McBeth - Torch
Jim Maceda - Af*ckinstan
Sam Sullivan - The Drum
Kristina Thomas - A City with Views
J. Barrick Griffiths, DeLayne Haga - One More Mountain
Jerry Perez - The Paperboy
Annie Bennett, Kyle Carter - A Greenmoon over Summerland
Harry Kakatsakis - American Fallout
Michael Lee - Natural Selection
Steve Rooney - The Bridge
Melia Gabriel - This Is How It Ends
T.L. Davis - Shadow Soldier
Jeffrey Auerhahn - Living in the Gray
Jarrod Kloiber, Ben Tedesco - Barons
Pamela Perry - Mafia Heart
Brett Morgan - Searching For Tania
Jameel Saleem - The Traveler
Eissa Saeed - In His Name
Chad Reininger - Constance
Craig Paulsen - Full Tilt Boogie
Julie May - Sober
Mark Pettit, AJ Jones - A Need to Kill
Brandon Clutton - The Wakinyan
Tom Cavanaugh - Behold
Ben Silver - Chaos Theory
Michael Graf - Venice of America
Graeme Benson - Learn to Live
Kennedy Sabelko - The Protégé
Lukas Hassel - Halfway
Martina Muhoberac - The Shetlander
Daniel Earney - Spindle City
Chad Briggs - Found
Cheryl Mott Smith - Change of Fate
Mark Rashid - Soul Survivors
Lyndon McGill - Dancin' With The Devil
Mike Bencivenga - Chasing the Dark
Greg Blair - Sands of Lanikai
Rick Omi - The Air That I Breathe
Cerina Aragones - The Life and Death of Jacob Walston: An Epilogue
Kevin Schwartz - Feather
Heidi C. Bordogna - The Guardians of Molly
Renee Padmore - A Legacy of Lines
Sebastian Hoskins - Sugar Land
Ryan Rickett, Sonia Rickett - Sterling Adrift
Dale Janda - The Birdhouse Maker
Tihemme Gagnon - The Last Gate
Stephen Graf - Three Hundred Years in Paradise
Adam Perin - Long March
Joseph Bartone - Brides of Jesus
John Gist - Angel Peak
Brad Bong - Private
Ira Fuchs. - The Vilna Chronicles
Mark Sposato - The Eremite
Ken Daniels - Lots Brewing
Chris Bolton - Proper Villains
Steven Pierce - Penned
Todd Tavolazzi - Follow Your Shadow
Gary Sewell - Bitch
P.K. Silverson - The Aloha War
Jamie Severson - Undertaken
Logan Shaw - Bonejack
Sharon Rapose - Players
Yvonne Potter, Lea Sellers - Pola
Adam D'Andrea - Excitable Boy
Shia Labeouf - Minor Modifications
Asad Farooqui. - The Immigration Game
Julian Brantley, Alexander Storm - The Road To and From
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Simon Wilkinson - The Daffodil Field
Edward Worthy - Rear
Scott Corbett - Mystic And Severe
Michael Rasmussen, Kristin Teasdale - Mr. Parker's Predicament
Andrew Azadan - Renegade
Scott Thompson - Anonymity
Will Jones - School District X
Graeme Keeton - Crashing Down
Dennis Foley - The Blue Circus
Jody Hadlock, A.J. Orr - Greenwood
Matt Sadowski - Exit Papers
Ellen Winburn - The Least of These
Chris Mul, Michael Mul - Faster Than Horses
Richard Sabino - Bare Essentials
Faye Upton - Outrider
Miranda Fillipides - Klefti Means Thief
Brian McCauley Johnson - Brute
Peterjohn Minto, Ashli Auguillard - Blackpiphany
Kelly Lamphear-Dash - Slumming It
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Tim Millette - Cascadia
Karl Archer - Quartermaster
Peter Buhl, Conor O'Farrell - Hannibal, Missouri
Suzanne Slack-Smith - Red Flag
Brandon Stroughter - Til Death Two Us Part
Giles Brown - Three Kinds of Crazy
Brandon Kelley - Conscience
Collette Legault - Heavy Pilot
Dirk Patton - Wildfire
Collette Legault - Heavy Pilot
Pearse Lehane - Pastor Dash
Kelly Lynch - The Century Builders
Don McPhedran Gibson - Wave That Flag
Amena Kheshtchin-Kamel - Crystall Palace
Cote Bellard - Need
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Brian Cohen - At The Displeasure Of The President
Eva MeiLing Pollitt - High
Christopher Brown - Bleed Water
David Maddox - Greetings from the Vortex
Ellis Bahl - Critical Hit
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Updated: 07/01/2020

Filmmatic Drama Screenplay Awards

Contact

6600 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Web:
http://filmmatic.com
Email:
info@filmmatic.com

Contact: Scott Prestin, Competition Admin

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Professionalism: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars (5.0/5.0)
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Signficance: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
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