Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Screenplay Search

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4211 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 229
Studio City, CA 91604

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Email:
screenplaysearchcompetition@gmail.com

Contact: Zoe Larson, Assistant

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Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
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Objective

We are a group of story analysts based in Los Angeles. We're looking for talented screenwriters and will show winning scripts to producers, agents, and managers in LA and New York.

Deadline/Entry Fees

The 1st of each month.

Entry fee: $50

Notification: 30 days after contest deadline.

Rules

Screenplays must be correctly formatted, between 85-140 pages, any genre. We will accept Final Draft or PDF documents.

Awards

We offer feedback to each contest entrant--not full script coverage, but a few lines of brief feedback.

The winner will receive full coverage of their screenplay, and we will show the script to producers, agents, and managers in LA and NY.

Screenplay Search

Contact

4211 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 229
Studio City, CA 91604

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplaysearchcompetition@gmail.com

Contact: Zoe Larson, Assistant

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
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Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Contact

4211 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 229
Studio City, CA 91604

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplaysearchcompetition@gmail.com

Contact: Zoe Larson, Assistant

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
Have you entered?
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Contest News

Screenplay Search Announces Fall/Winter Contest Winners

The Mojo Hand by Jarad Matula and Marshall Hopkins has been named the Grand Prize Winner of Fall/Winter 2009 Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition:

Grand Prize Winner:
The Mojo Hand
By Jarad Matula and Marshall Hopkins


Winners and Finalists in each category:


Action/Thriller:
Blowback, Jeff Travers (WINNER)
Controlled, Craig Cambria
Infected, James Schannep
Shadow Trade, Michael Donald
The Flowers of Evil, Prabir Mitra


Comedy:
Power Trip, Jim Patton and Dwayne McKenzie (WINNER)
Identity Theft, Jeff Travers
Tennis Ball Man, Gavin Cruickshank
The Russian Kiss, Raef Eric Lawson
The Souls of Atlantis, Mark Perlick


Drama:
Jenna's Gone, Russ Meyer (WINNER)
Boo Hoo Flanigan, Robert Gately
Life Expectancy, Matt Weith
Playmaker's House, Mike Sherer
Second Chances, Gerry Cudmore


Family:
Christmastime, Linda Mahkovec (WINNER)
Royal Jelly Frenzy, Paula Malimba
Underwood, Theresa K. Giese


Period:
The Mojo Hand, Jarad Matula and Marshall Hopkins (WINNER)
Fire in Beulah, Paula Kim Sullivan
Requited, Bill Johnston
Ruled Accidental, June Escalante
The Only Living Man With a Hole in His Head, Todd Ploiss


Romantic Comedy:
Intimate Relations, Chris Brown (WINNER)
Left Lonely, Andrew Shafer (Honorable Mention)
Bellini's, Maureen Johnson
Countdown to Bliss, Michael Jon Levin
Picture Me and You, Robert Watson


Sci-fi/Fantasy:
Canaries, Craig Cambria (WINNER)
The Dostoevsky Chronicles, Justin Call (Honorable Mention)
Angel Trap, Holli Herrle-Castillo
Guardians, Jason Auerbach
Hidden Millions, David Spiro




LOGLINES - Winners and Honorable Mentions:


The Mojo Hand: In a dark journey through the 1930s south, an ambitious young African American man must go through temptation, voodoo, violence and choice on his quest to become the greatest blues musician in the world.


Blowback: Three years before 9/11, a disgraced reporter uncovers a financial pipeline to an unknown gang of fanatics called al-Qadea. It's the story of a lifetime - a story that could save his career -- but to get it out, he has to battle his own past, skeptical editors, the FBI, powerful people in Washington who want the story suppressed, and terrorists who want him silenced for good.


Canaries: An experiment in terrestrial biosphere living goes awry when mysterious changes, both inside and out, threaten the inhabitants.


Christmastime: When a beautiful widow and her children move next door to the icy Charles Drooms, he finds that her presence and the appearance of a mysterious little boy trigger haunting memories from his childhood. Drooms must confront his past, or relinquish his last chance for happiness.


Intimate Relations: In the vein of "It's Complicated," US Senator Barbara Wright falls for a younger man -- her daughter's ex-boyfriend, while her daughter falls in love with an older man, an English film director from Barbara's romantic past. These four star-crossed lovers are heading for big trouble.


Jenna's Gone: Two former friends reluctantly join forces when the woman they both love is kidnapped. Their journey to find her forces them to come to terms with each other, and themselves.


Left Lonely: After losing his job, an overly complacent young man confronts his fear of the unknown and embarks on a mission across Europe to experience everything he's missed out on in life, but he discovers that what he truly wants is the woman he left behind. Can he win her back?


Power Trip: While defending the biggest sexual harassment case in the City, a chauvinist attorney must make it as a man in a woman's world when he wakes to find the tables have turned and they are now the dominant sex.


The Dostoevsky Chronicles: An expert in Russian literature is hired to travel back in time to safeguard Fyodor Dostoevsky's literary timeline. Upon discovering that his actions precipitate the worst events in Dostoevsky's life, the expert divorces himself from the organization that hired him and attempts to go rogue in 19th century Russia. But can he change his future without changing the past?

Updated: 03/07/2010

Screenplay Search Screenwriting Competition

Contact

4211 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 229
Studio City, CA 91604

Web:
Click here
Email:
screenplaysearchcompetition@gmail.com

Contact: Zoe Larson, Assistant

Report Card

Overall: 3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars3.5 stars (3.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.6/5.0)
Feedback: 4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars4.5 stars (4.4/5.0)
Signficance: 3 stars3 stars3 stars (2.9/5.0)
Report Cards: 14    
Have you entered?
Submit a Report card

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