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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Sophie Margolis, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
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Objective

The Table Read My Screenplay Contest is more than just a screenplay contest. It's an experience! The Grand Prize Feature/Pilot Winner will be flown to Chicago during the Chicago International Film Festival. Grand Prize Winner will have their screenplay read by professional actors and workshopped by a director. We cover Hotel & Airfare expenses during the festival. Enjoy Parties, Movies, Celebs & more!

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early July 6, 2017 $35 (features & pilots) $25 (shorts) 11
Final August 2, 2017 $60 (features & pilots) $50 (shorts) 38

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Notification: SEMI-FINALISTS - September 7, 2017;
GRAND PRIZE Winner - September 27, 2017

Rules

Please see website: https://tablereadmyscreenplay.com/rulesfaq-chicago-2/

Awards

GRAND PRIZE FEATURE / PILOT
    Feature/Pilot Grand Prize includes:
  • $1000 CASH.
  • We fly you to the Chicago International Film Festival.
  • You’ll participate in 4 days & nights of films, parties & networking.
  • A director will workshop scenes from your screenplay with professional actors to be performed at a table read during the festival.
  • We celebrate you after the table read with a wine reception.
  • After your exciting week, you’re invited into the ISA Development Program, where we’ll introduce your screenplay to producers, agents & managers to really catapult your career.
PLUS:
  • You'll receive a Script OR Career Consultation with a professional script consultant from Jacob Krueger Studio for up to 120 pages. ($1000 value)
  • You'll be announced on The Tracking Board with a dedicated write-up and submitted to over 1,700 Industry Professionals for review.
  • Listed on the ISA website and The Tracking Board as Official ISA Spotlight Selection.
  • All prizes in the Top 10 Category and Semi-Finalist Categories.
GRAND PRIZE SHORT
  • $500 CASH PRIZE
  • You'll receive a Table Read recording of your Winning Screenplay by Professional Actors.
  • You'll receive a Script OR Career Consultation with a professional script consultant from Jacob Krueger Studio for up to 120 pages. ($1000 value)
  • You'll be announced on The Tracking Board with a dedicated write-up and submitted to over 1,700 Industry Professionals for review.
  • Listed on the ISA website and The Tracking Board as Official ISA Spotlight Selection.
  • All prizes in the Top 10 Category and Semi-Finalist Categories.

INT'L SCREENWRITERS' ASSOCIATION CHICAGO WRITER AWARD

TRMS would like to award a special honor in celebration of the local talent. This accolade will be offered to a writer whose hometown and residence is within 106 miles of the city we visit, on this occasion - Chicago.

  • Professional Actors will perform scenes from your screenplay at the TRMS Showcase Presented by the ISA in Chicago.
  • Special Invitation into the ISA Development Program and ISA Spotlight.
  • 1 Year ISAConnect Membership. ($100 Value)
  • Plus prizes from the Semi-Finalist Categories.
TOP 10 CATEGORY WINNERS
  • 1 Year ISAConnect Membership. ($100 Value)
  • Write Your Screenplay Class with Jacob Krueger in NYC or Online. ($350 Value)
  • Write Your Screenplay Class includes One-on-One Consultation.
SEMI-FINALISTS
  • American Beauty: Seven Act Structure ($150 value) w/ Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger

This seminar not only breaks down the seven acts of this classic but delves into the motivations of writer Alan Ball; both when he set out to pen this film and upon revising it. Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses the various motivations of the characters in order to show how their organic growth changed the structure of the story we as an audience are told.

EVERYONE WHO ENTERS RECEIVES:

Getting Past the Gatekeepers: How To Get Producers, Managers, and Agents on the Phone with Award-Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger

Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Sophie Margolis, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Sophie Margolis, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Contest News

Table Read Announces Sundance Season Contest Winner

Alex Simon has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Table Read My Screenplay Sundance Season Screenwriting Contest. He'll be flown to Sundance to attend the table read being held at the Park City Waldorf Astoria on Sunday, January 23rd.

Grand Prize
Alex Simon
BARON OF HAVANA (Historical, Feature)


2nd Place
Carla Robinson
PLASTIC MINNOWS (Drama, Feature)


3rd Place
Ross Richardson & Jeremy Pollarine
BARRY and OZ (Animation/Fantasy, TV Pilot)


Genre Winners
Mark Perlick, SOULS OF ATLANTIS (Action/Adventure, Feature)
Ross Richardson & Jeremy Pollarine, BARRY AND OZ, (Animation/Fantasy, TV Pilot)
Diana Suber, THE ULTIMATE MAN, (Comedy, Short)
Carla Robinson, PLASTIC MINNOWS, (Drama, Feature)
Alex Simon, BARON OF HAVANA (Historical, Feature)
Lorinda Donovan, WASTELAND (Horror, Feature)
Mark A. Brown, FUNCTIONAL LIFESPAN (Science Fiction, Short)
Bryan Dick, DISPATCH (Thriller, Feature)


Updated: 01/13/2011
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Table Read My Screenplay Contest

Contact

Los Angeles, CA

Web: Click here
Email: Click here

Contact: Sophie Margolis, Administrator

Report Card

Overall: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.1/5.0)
Professionalism: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.7/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (3.9/5.0)
Signficance: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Paul Corricelli

An interview with screenwriter Paul Corricelli regarding the Table Read Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/13/2014

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Stuart Land

An interview with screenwriter Stuart Land regarding the Table Read Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/19/2014
Contest Winner? Let's talk. If you've finished first, second, or third in the Table Read My Screenplay Contest, MovieBytes would like to interview you.