Dumbo Screenwriting Competition

Dumbo Screenwriting

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Objective

The DFF Screenwriting Competition is a collaborate effort with Event Horizon Films and the Dumbo Film Festival. This festival highlights both affirmed and emergent filmmakers by launching promising artists into the world film stage. The screenwriting competition is designed to inspire writers to keep writing. One great story simply isn't enough to advance in this industry.

Each reader is an experienced industry professional (award-winning writers, producers, managers and agents) who will evaluate each script based on the strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, pacing and current market potential.

Scorecard will be provided after winners are announced.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 09/18/2020

Notification: TBA

Rules

Please see website.

Awards

Our prizes for this competition include:
  • Up to $500 prize money
  • Professional consultations from our high-profile judges
  • Industry Connections via Virtual Pitch Fest
  • 12 month ISAconnect membership

Dumbo Screenwriting

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Contest News

Dumbo Film Fest Names Screenwriting Quarterfinalists

The Dumbo Film Festival in Brooklyn announced today the quarterfinalists for its 2020 Screenplay Competition, presented by Event Horizon Films. Each script was reviewed by working industry professionals at top rep agencies (ICM Partners, A3 Artists Agency, Gersh, etc.) and graded based on strength of plot, characterization, format, originality, style, dialogue, pacing and current market potential. Semifinalists will be announced January 16th.

FEATURES

  • “Affairs of the Poisons” by Charles Leipart (New York)
  • "Dumbest Generation” by Leslie Lyshkov (Bremerton, WA)
  • “Elephant & Castle" by Samuel Garza Bernstein (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • “Joseph” by Ian Davies (UK)
  • "LAJJAWATI” by Sumathy Ramakrishnan (Spring, Texas)
  • "Our White boy” by Nancy Munger (Arlington, Texas)
  • "Pollen and the Ring of Harmony” by Francis Williams (Morningstar, CT)
  • "Red Spy Queen" by Leslie Lyshkov (Bremerton, WA)
  • “Revelations" by Johnny Gilligan
  • “Rust” by Guy Pooles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • "Still Life" by Duncan Putney (Providence, RI)
  • "The Abolitionists” by Leslie Lyshkov (Bremerton, WA)
  • "The Snow Queen" by Jacob Leyva (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
  • "The Spiritualization of Jeff Boyd” by Uwe Schwarzwalder (Switzerland)
  • "The Strangers" by Scott Hawley (Duluth, MN)
  • "The Wardrobe” by Peter Noel (Hungary)
  • "The Wrong Candidate" by John Ravitz (New York)
  • "Time to Go” by Lesley Manuel (Grapevine, Texas)


SHORTS
  • "Beadwindow” by Paul Mooney (New York)
  • "Breaking and Entering" by Michael William Hogan (Laguna Niguel, Calif.)
  • "Dessert & Dash” by Muse Seymour (Green Bay, WI)
  • "Greetings from Sarajevo” by Penny Jackson (New York)
  • "Honey” by Dane Barun
  • "Knuckleheads” by Steven Zaza (New York)
  • "My Stepdad's Bird” by Bella Thronton (Chicago, IL)
  • "Sammy Superhero” by Michael Gavino (Toluca Lake, Calif.)
  • "The American” by Dimitri Michalakis (Brooklyn, New York)
  • "The Forest Fenced Becomes Backyards” by Ryan Moore (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • "The Secret World of Danny Lopez” by Samuel Garza Bernstein (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • "Vinegar to Honey” by Jay Pennington (Boerne, Texas)
  • "Women on Play” by Maria Rotger (Spain)
  • Updated: 01/05/2021

Dumbo Screenwriting Competition

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Email:
jodi@eventhorizonfilms.com

Contact: Jodi Frizzell, Head of Marketing and Operations

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