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Acclaim Film

Acclaim Film

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

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Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
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Objective

To introduce writers to the decision makers in film and multimedia markets. Top script receives $1,000 and ALL competition winners and finalists will earn the chance to have their scripts read by established production companies and agents.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/24/2017

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Rules

  • Open to all writers 18 and over.
  • Work must be original material of the author(s).
  • Must not be sold or optioned at time of submission.
  • Multiple entries may be submitted by author(s).
  • Include separate form for each entry.
  • Author(s) must sign entry form for eligibility.
  • Feature length scripts of any genre accepted.
  • Format and bind your script according to industry standards.
  • WGA registration is recommended but not required.
  • Scripts will not be returned. Do not send originals.
  • Electronic submissions accepted

Awards

First Place, $1,000.

Acclaim Film

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 23    
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Acclaim Film

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 23    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Contest News

Acclaim Names 2017 TV and Film Contest Winners

Cara Hanson's romantic comedy Fourth Down and Love took top honors in the Acclaim feature screenplay category, while Josh Bressler's Playing By Ear, a pilot centered around a jazz genius, won the pilot/MOW contest. Matt Kenny's TV spec for Archer, Registered Sexy Offender won the TV spec contest.

Updated: 07/18/2017

Acclaim Film Names Fall/Winter 2016 Contest Winners

FLAWED by Alma Murray Dunham has been named the winner of the Fall/Winter 2016 Acclaim Film Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/18/2017

Acclaim Names Spring/Summer 2016 Film Script Winners

Blood Trigger by Ron Podell has been named the winner of the 2016 Acclaim Film Script Competition.

Updated: 08/09/2016

Acclaim Names Fall/Winter 2015 Screenplay Winners

MENAGERIE, by Diana Mitchell & Linda Mitchell, has been named the winner of the 2015 Fall/Winter Acclaim Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 04/12/2016

Acclaim Names 2015 Spring/Summer Film & TV Contest Winners

Acclaim has announced their Film and TV Contest Winners for Spring/Summer 2015.

Updated: 08/18/2015

Acclaim Names Film Script Winners

Independence Pass, by Brian MacEvilly, has been named the winner of the latest Acclaim Film Script Contest.

Updated: 02/20/2015

Acclaim Announces Fall/Winter 2013 Screenplay Contest Winners

Timucin Leflef's Heroman has been named the winner of the Acclaim Film Fall/Winter 2013 Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 02/02/2014

Acclaim Film & TV Winners Announced

Winners and finalists have been announced in all categories for the Acclaim Film and TV Screenwriting Competitions

Updated: 08/12/2013

Acclaim Announces Fall/Winter 2012 Screenplay Winners

Arctic Circle, by Daniel Rugussis, has been named the winner of the Fall/Winter 2012 Acclaim Film Screenwriting Contest.

Updated: 02/20/2013

Acclaim Announces Spring/Summer Screenplay Contest Winners

Todd I. Gordon's Count Roller Skates has been named the winner of the Spring/Summer, 2012 Acclaim Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 09/01/2012

Acclaim Welcomes Avalanche Films

Alavanche Films, based in Los Angeles is the latest in a growing list of production companies to show interest in Acclaim Film script contest winners.

Updated: 06/30/2012

Acclaim Announces Fall/Winter 2011 Film Script Winners

The Great Beyond by Brent Hartinger has been named the winner of the Fall/Winter Acclaim Film Script Competition.

Updated: 02/18/2012

Acclaim Film Announces Contest Winners

Charles McNamara has been named the winner of The Acclaim Film Screenwriting Contest for his script The Immaculate Girl.

Updated: 07/25/2011

Eight Nuggets Of Wisdom Concerning Dialogue Or, How To Keep The Reader Happy, Part 3

by Frank Drouzas

Most scripts are driven by dialogue as much as anything else--a reader needs to feel that the lines propel each scene in the script and help move the story along at a good clip. Dialogue should illuminate and educate us about the characters and the story.

Updated: 05/26/2011

Acclaim Welcomes Paradigm Talent Agency

Updated: 02/17/2011

Acclaim Announces Film & TV Winners

Chad Handley's Adesi's Journey has been named the winner of the Acclaim Film Screenplay Contest, while I Heart New York by Dee Dee Parker has been named the TV pilot/MOW category winner. Jake Currie's script for 30 Rock took top honors in the TV spec category.

Updated: 01/31/2011

Eight Nuggets of Wisdom Concerning Characters
Or, What the Reader Really Looks For

Some writers simply list a character's age upon introduction, but this tells us precious little and is, frankly, a boring cop-out. (It's as imaginative as naming your Pekingese poodle 'Dog' or calling your wife 'Mate-Woman.') Strive to make the character memorable with a clear, candid snapshot.

Updated: 10/28/2010

Acclaim Announces Contest Winners

Acclaim Film and TV has announced their screenplay and TV contest winners for Spring/Summer 2010.

Updated: 08/28/2010

9 Trusty Nuggets For Script Format and Style
Or, Guidelines for Keeping the Reader Happy

If your paragraphs are over three sentences, consider breaking them up into smaller, more digestible chunks. White spaces do not only keep the pages looking clean, they just make the whole thing easier on the eyes ...

Updated: 05/27/2010

Acclaim Film Announces Fall/Winter 2009 Contest Winners

Acclaim Film has announced the winner of their Fall/Winter 2009 Screnwriting Competition. Steve LaMontagne took first place in the feature script category with "Gorgeous George," based on the life of the famed wrestler.

Updated: 02/15/2010

SSE Entertainment Shows Interest in Acclaim Script Winners

SSS Entertainement has recently joined the growing list of production companies interested in the Acclaim Script Contest winners and finalists.

Updated: 10/09/2009

Acclaim Welcomes Cobblestone Films

Acclaim Film Script Contests has welcomed Cobblestone Films, based in the Los Angeles area, as another affiliated production company that will consider the screenplays of winners and finalists.

Updated: 09/17/2009

Acclaim Film Announces Spring/Summer 2009 Contest Winners

Donna Lisa's endearing family screenplay KHENG KHENG CROCODILE has been named the winner of theSpring/Summer 2009 Acclaim Film Script Contest.

Updated: 08/14/2009

Acclaim Announces Feature Contest Winners

Ursula Hollman's SUCK has been named the winner of hte Fall/Winter 2008 Acclaim Screenwriting Coemptition.

Updated: 02/22/2009

Acclaim Film & TV Adds New Sponsor

Acclaim Film & TV Script Contest has added ScriptDelivery.net to its list of sponsors.

Updated: 01/31/2009

Acclaim Announces Spring/Summer 2008 Screenplay Competition Winners

Acclaim has announced Eric Carlson's Long Overdue as the winner of their 2008 Spring/Summer Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 08/18/2008

Acclaim Fim and TV Extends Deadline

The deadline for the Acclaim Film and TV Competitions has been extended to May 3, 2008.

Updated: 04/10/2008

New Companies Show Interest in Acclaim Contest Winners

Acclaim Film most recently welcomed STARS NORTH, an award-winning, independent movie production company based in Florida (The Single Chick's Guide To Italy, Hotel Paradise) as well as London-based SCION FILMS (Doomsday, Butterfly on a Wheel) to the growing list of companies showing interest in reading the winners and finalists of the Acclaim screenplay competition.

Updated: 03/04/2008

Final Deadline for Acclaim Contests

Acclaim Film & TV contests for screenplays, tv spec scripts and MOW/pilots have been extended to December 10, 2007.

Updated: 11/21/2007

Acclaim Film Announces Spring/Sumer 2007 Contest Winners

Craig Cambria's thriller Night of Reflections has been named the winner of the Acclaim Film Spring/Summer 2007 Screenwriting contest.

Updated: 08/29/2007

Acclaim Extends Film & TV Deadlines for Spring/Summer 2007 Contests

The final deadline for both the Acclaim TV and Acclaim Film script competitions has been extended to JULY 6, 2007. Entries MUST be postmarked by this date. If you have already submitted to the current contest and wish to submit a rewrite, you may do so free of charge.

Updated: 06/14/2007

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Deadlines

Acclaim Film & TV has extended the deadline of their TV and film script competitions to a postmarked date of JUNE 22, 2007. If you have already submitted to the current contest and wish to submit a rewrite, you may do so free of charge.

Updated: 05/17/2007

Acclaim Film Announces Screenplay Contest Winners

Anita Skibski's powerful screenplay "Mine" took top honors in the feature screenplay category of the Fall, 2006 Acclaim Film Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 03/02/2007

Acclaim Extends Film & TV Final Deadlines

The FINAL deadline for the Acclaim Fall/Winter Screenplay/TV script competitions is December 22, 2006.

Updated: 12/12/2006

Acclaim Film Announces Spring, 2006 Contest Winners

Kim Townsel's Jet Lag has been named the winner of the Acclaim Spring, 2006 Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 08/25/2006

Acclaim Film & TV Welcomes Nash Entertainment

Robert Kosberg Productions (part of Nash Entertainment) is the latest company that will regularly be reviewing the scripts of winners and finalists of Acclaim scriptwriting competiitons.

Updated: 07/19/2006

Acclaim Fall 2006 Screenplay/TV Script Contests Underway

Updated: 06/22/2006

Acclaim Film & TV Welcomes Jo Films

Jo Films, a New York-based indie film and theater company headed by producer Sarah Knight, will be considering the screenplays of Acclaim winners and finalists.

Updated: 05/02/2006

Acclaim Film Announces Contest Winners

The winners are in for the Fall 2005 Acclaim Film contest, with top honors going to Richard C. Haber for his screenplay "Some Love, Some Cash."

Updated: 02/03/2006

Acclaim Film & TV Welcomes Durkin Entertainment

The Durkin Entertainment Group whas become the newest company to consider the winners and finalists of the Acclaim Film & TV competitions.

Updated: 09/13/2005

Acclaim Film & TV Announces Winners

The winners of our Spring/Summer 2005 screenplay and TV script contests have been announced. Feature scripts included stories about a human storm magnet, the life of Poe and a brilliant but nihilistic child prodigy, to name a few.

Updated: 08/19/2005

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Final Deadline

Updated: 05/18/2005

Acclaim Film & TV Announces Contest Winners

The winners of Acclaim Film & TV Fall/Winter 2004 contests have been announced, including feature film script, pilot/MOW and spec script categories.

Updated: 03/11/2005

Acclaim Spring 2005 Contests Underway

Acclaim Film & TV is now accepting entries for its Spring 2005 film and TV competitions, and offering $1,500 in total prize money.

Updated: 12/15/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Final Deadline

The deadlines for the Fall/Winter 2004 Acclaim Film & TV competitions have been extended A FINAL TIME to December 10, 2004.

Updated: 11/05/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Deadline

The deadlines for the Fall/Winter 2004 Acclaim Film & TV competitions have been extended to November 12, 2004.

Updated: 10/15/2004

Acclaim Announces Spring 2004 Film Winners

"Born To Darkness" by Jonathan Chappell & Christian J. Raymond has been named the winner of Acclaim Film's Spring 2004 Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 09/07/2004

Acclaim Film and TV Contests Underway

Acclaim Film & TV is now accepting entries for its Fall 2004 Film and TV contests.

Updated: 07/13/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Deadline Again

The final extended deadline for the Spring 2004 TV and film competitions is June 30, 2004. Writers who have already submitted may send in rewrites free of charge.

Updated: 05/19/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Contest Deadline

Acclaim Film & TV has extended its Spring 2004 contest deadlines to May 28, 2004.

Updated: 04/12/2004

Room 9 Entertainment to Read Acclaim Winners

The L.A.-based production company Room 9 Entertainment will be reading winners of the most recent Acclaim Film & TV screenplay contest.

Updated: 04/01/2004

Acclaim Announces Fall 2003 Screenplay Competition Winners

Lorelei Armstrong's MICHELANGELO has been named the winner of the Fall 2003 Acclaim Screenplay Competition.

Updated: 02/18/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Spring 2004 Contests Underway

The Acclaim Film and TV contests are accepting early entries for the Spring 2004 competitions.

Updated: 01/03/2004

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Deadlines Again

Acclaim is announcing a final extension for its Fall 2003 contests. Writers may now postmark their scripts by December 19, 2003.

Updated: 11/09/2003

Acclaim Film & TV Extends Deadlines

Acclaim Film & TV has extended the deadlines for its screenplay and TV script competitions to November 17, 2003.

Updated: 10/03/2003

Acclaim Welcomes Carmichael Films

Acclaim Film & TV has recently added Carmichael Films to its list of affiliated production companies.

Updated: 09/15/2003

Acclaim Film and TV Announces Spring 2003 Contest Winners

Winning storylines included a woman's attempt to right her disastrous love life by traveling back in time, a modern-day undertaking of the labors of Hercules and the uneasy friendship between a former Negro leaguer and a disgraced white Major leaguer.

Updated: 08/06/2003

Acclaim Film and TV Fall 2003 Contests Underway

Acclaim Film and Television is announcing a call for entries for its Fall 2003 competitions.

Updated: 07/18/2003

Acclaim Film and TV Extends Spring 2003 Contest Deadlines to June 23

To accomodate the influx of entries, the Acclaim Film and TV contests have extended contest deadlines for the final time to June 23. Anyone who has already submitted may send in rewrites free of charge.

Updated: 05/12/2003

Acclaim Extends Deadline

To accommodate the influx of entries, we have decided to extend our deadline to May 19, 2003.

Updated: 04/02/2003

Acclaim Film and TV Announces Spring 2003 Contests - $2,500 In Total Prize Money

Acclaim Film and TV is announcing a call for entries for its Spring 2003 competitions, with categories for feature films, spec scripts and pilots/Movies-of-the-Week.

Updated: 01/18/2003

Acclaim Film Announces Fall 2002 Contest Winners

S.E.K. Boddington's ATLANTIS has been named the winner of the Fall, 2002 Acclaim Film screenwriting competition.

Updated: 01/16/2003

Acclaim Film and TV Fall 2002 Contests Now Underway

Updated: 07/03/2002

Acclaim Film and TV Announces Spring 2002 Competition Winners

NO GOOD DEED, by Andrew Smith, has been named the winner of the Acclaim Screenwriting Contest, while EVERYBODY'S LIFE by Wanda Hite-Lista, has been named the winner of TV Competition Pilot/MOW category. Julia P. Shih was named the winner of the TV spec category for an episode of SCRUBS.

Updated: 07/02/2002

Acclaim Announces Affiliation with Writers Script Network

Updated: 03/05/2002

Production Companies Show Interest In Acclaim Screenwriting Contest Winners

Updated: 12/27/2001

Call for Entries: Acclaim Flim

Updated: 12/10/2001

Acclaim 2001 Fall Film Screenplay Competition Winners

Acclaim has announced the winners of their Fall, 2001 Screenwiting Competition.

Updated: 11/17/2001

Acclaim Competetion Winners Attract Interest from Donners' Company

Updated: 06/14/2001

Production Executives Look at Acclaim Film Winners

Updated: 06/06/2001

Acclaim Announces 2001 Screenplay Contest Winners

The Human Equation, by Darren Marc Debarri and Gregory Robert Wilson, has been announced as the winner of the Acclaim Screenwriting Competition.

Updated: 05/25/2001

Escape Artists to Read Aclaim Winners

Updated: 03/09/2001

Acclaim Film

Contact

300 Central Avenue
Suite 501
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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

Contact: Frank Drouzas, Coordinator

Report Card

Overall: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (3.2/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Feedback: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Signficance: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.4/5.0)
Report Cards: 23    
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Interviews

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter James Milton

An interview with screenwriter James Milton regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 03/07/2013

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Eric Carlson

An interview with screenwriter Eric Carlson regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/28/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Jim Beck

An interview with screenwriter Jim Beck regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/23/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Kim Townsel

An interview with screenwriter Kim Townsel regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 07/29/2008

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Mark Kratter

An interview with screenwriter Mark Kratter regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 10/28/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Harold Jewell

An interview with screenwriter Harold Jewell regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 04/05/2007

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter jason zimmatore

An interview with screenwriter jason zimmatore regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 11/23/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter David Bertoni

An interview with screenwriter David Bertoni regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 02/03/2006

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Constantine Athanas

An interview with screenwriter Constantine Athanas regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 09/07/2005

MovieBytes Interview:Screenwriter Christopher Canole

An interview with screenwriter Christopher Canole regarding the Acclaim Film Writing Competition.

Updated: 08/30/2005
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