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Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

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7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059
Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 513-3195 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: office@phxfilm.com

Contact: Jason Carney, Executive Director
MovieBytes Interview: Jane Applegath

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Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
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Objective

We want to see the best short screenplays from around the globe.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Deadline Date Entry Fee Days till Deadline
Early Bird August 31, 2018 $35.00
Regular October 26, 2018 $45.00 31
Extended November 23, 2018 $60.00 59
Final Late December 17, 2018 $70.00 83

Rules

See site for full submission guidelines.

Awards

1st place is $250 and 2 VIP Passes to the Phoenix Film Festival ($800 value)

Prize packs are also award to 2nd and 3rd place

Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Contact

7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059
Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 513-3195 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: office@phxfilm.com

Contact: Jason Carney, Executive Director
MovieBytes Interview: Jane Applegath

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
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Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Contact

7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059
Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 513-3195 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: office@phxfilm.com

Contact: Jason Carney, Executive Director
MovieBytes Interview: Jane Applegath

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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Phoenix Film Festival Short Screenplay Search

Contact

7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059
Phoenix, AZ 85054
(480) 513-3195 (voice)

Web: Click here
Email: office@phxfilm.com

Contact: Jason Carney, Executive Director
MovieBytes Interview: Jane Applegath

Report Card

Overall: 2.5 stars2.5 stars2.5 stars (2.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Report Cards: 2    
Have you entered?
Please submit a Report card.

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MovieBytes Interview:
Screenwriter Kevin Coleman

An interview with screenwriter Kevin Coleman regarding the Phoenix/Arizona Writing Competition.

Q: What's the title of the script you entered in this contest, and what's it about?

A: The screenplay is "Tappers."

It's a medical thriller about a research doctor who discovers a cure for a deadly virus that is plaguing the world. His breakthrough is linked to the fluid enkephalin, a natural chemical that is secreted from the brain upon a victim’s violent death.

Now, with the pressure of millions of dying virus patients bearing down on him, Doctor Eric Bain must now synthetically reproduce enkephalin. The problem is, without a synthetic replacement, someone must die in order for someone else to live!

The cure becomes as deadly as the virus itself when another interested party moves in to capitalize on the discovery by creating a black market for the lifesaving serum by training a team of so-called “Tappers” to extract enkephalin from the brains of carefully selected targets.

Q: What made you enter this particular contest? Have you entered any other contests with this script? If so, how did you do?

A: Other than the fact that I love Arizona - the festival looked very worthwhile and well-run.

This was "Tappers'" first festival/contest. I have entered the script in a few other upcoming contests and I am anxiously awaiting the outcome.

Q: Were you satisfied with the adminstration of the contest? Did they meet their deadlines? Did you receive all the awards that were promised?

A: The Phoenix Film Festival is a first-class outfit. I very much enjoyed myself during my stay at the festival.

Q: Were you given any feedback on your script? If so, did you find the feedback helpful?

A: Yes. One of the prizes was in-depth coverage from Lisa James at Venice Arts. She brought up a couple of good points that I will readdress in the script.

Q: Has your success in this contest helped you market your script? Were you contacted by any agents, managers or producers?

A: Yes. "Tappers" is now on producers' radar.

Q: What's your background? Have you written any other screenplays or television scripts?

A: "Tappers" success has definitely established me as a "player" now that I have two award-winning screenplays. My other project, "Kokopelli," won the Gold Remi Award for Best of Show at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the 2000 Port Hueneme International Film Festival.

Q: Do you live in Los Angeles? If not, do you have any plans to move there?

A: I live in Houston, Texas and currently have no plans to move to California.

Q: What's next? Are you working on a new script?

A: I am currently working on producing both "Kokopelli" and "Tappers" and things are looking very good. In the meantime, I will be writing the sequel to "Kokopelli."

Posted Tuesday, May 4, 2004