Austin Film Festival Script Competition

Austin Fest Film

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1801 Salina St.
Austin, TX 78702
512-478-4795 (voice)
512-478-6205 (fax)

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Email:
screenplay@austinfilmfestival.com

Contact: Steven DeBose, Director of Script Competitions

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Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
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The Ultimate Runway
Now in our 27th year, the Austin Film Festival has been catapulting writers into life-changing careers for over two decades. Whether your dream is to sign a contract, land an agent, learn from an industry icon, or take home the coveted Bronze Typewriter Award, it’s simple: you can’t win if you don’t enter.

Josephson Entertainment Screenwriting Fellowship
This opportunity will provide a one-on-one mentorship in Los Angeles for two fellows – one writer or writing team with a feature script and one writer or writing team with a teleplay pilot – selected from the Final Round of this year’s competition. Fellows will be chosen based on the writers and scripts that imbue the most promise for development. Show More

Deadline/Entry Fees

Expired. Previous Deadline: 06/01/2020

Notification: Notifications for all entrants will be sent by mid-September

Awards

Awards range from $1000-$5000 per winner. Winners also receive reimbursement of roundtrip airfare (up to $500, excluding frequent flyer miles); hotel reimbursement at the Film Festival (up to $500); and the AFF Bronze Typewriter Award.

***All entrants will receive complimentary Reader Comments, a brief overall summary of the readers' notes.***

Austin Fest Film

Contact

1801 Salina St.
Austin, TX 78702
512-478-4795 (voice)
512-478-6205 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplay@austinfilmfestival.com

Contact: Steven DeBose, Director of Script Competitions

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 82    
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Austin Film Festival Script Competition

Contact

1801 Salina St.
Austin, TX 78702
512-478-4795 (voice)
512-478-6205 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplay@austinfilmfestival.com

Contact: Steven DeBose, Director of Script Competitions

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 82    
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Austin Film Festival Announces Contest Finalists

The Austin Film Festival has announced the Finalists in the 17th Annual Screenplay and Teleplay Competition. The Finalists were chosen from a field of more than 4400 entries in the Drama, Comedy, Latitude Productions, Sci-Fi, and Teleplay categories. The winners will be announced during this year's Festival at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 23. The Austin Film Festival and Screenwriter's Conference kicks off this Thursday, October 21.

This year's Finalists are (listed by category and alphabetically by title):

DRAMA
How Not To Fake Your Own Death, by Craig Motlong
The Jumper of Maine, by Andrew Lanham
Picking Season, by Carter D. Lifton
Probable Cause, by Shane McCabe
Samaritans, by David Korr
The Second Life of Mathilda Roy, by Tania James


COMEDY
Jasper Milliken, by Julie Howe
The Last Trip, by Christina Ferguson
Mother's Day, by Kevin Lee Miller
A Schizophrenic Love Story, by Andrew Pozza


LATITUDE PRODUCTIONS AWARD
(Adult-themed, character driven scripts with a budget under $10 million. For more information about Latitude Productions, visit www.latitudeproductions.com)
The Jumper of Maine, by Andrew Lanham
Knocked Silly, by Richard Dane Scott
Picking Season, by Carter D. Lifton
Probable Cause, by Shane McCabe
Samaritans, by David Korr
Written in Blood, by Robert Ian Simpson


SCI-FI
Bloodlands, by Carl Garrett
The Devil's Echo, by Darryl Smith
Only Suckers Save the World, by Jason Lerner


TV - SITCOM
30 Rock: "Little People Boxing", by Tyler Burton Smith
Curb Your Enthusiasm: "The Snatch", by Ellen Lawler and John Lawler
How I Met Your Mother: "Five Year Plan", by Dan Steele


TV - DRAMA Law and Order: "Motive", by Marie Robinson
Mad Men: "White Smoke", by Dan Barton
Parenthood: "Bounce Back", by Christina Johns


To see this year's Semifinalists click here.
To see this year's Second Rounders click here.

Updated: 10/12/2010

Austin Film Festival Script Competition

Contact

1801 Salina St.
Austin, TX 78702
512-478-4795 (voice)
512-478-6205 (fax)

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplay@austinfilmfestival.com

Contact: Steven DeBose, Director of Script Competitions

Report Card

Overall: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Professionalism: 4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars (4.0/5.0)
Feedback: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.6/5.0)
Signficance: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Report Cards: 82    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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