Tennessee Screenwriting Association Screenplay Contest

Tennessee

Contact

P.O. Box 40194
Nashville, TN 37204-0194

Web:
www.tennscreen.com
Email:
tennscreen@gmail.com

Contact: Bill Middleton, President, Tennessee Screenwriter's Association

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Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
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Objective

The TSA is a professionally oriented organization, striving to develop more avenues to help our members and community prepare for the real world of the entertainment business.

Deadline/Entry Fees

Contact contest for this year's deadline.

Rules

  • This screenplay competition is open only to writers who are not earning a living writing for television or film.
  • Entries must not have been optioned or sold prior to September 1st, 2012.
  • Entries must be the original work of the applicant(s). If based on the work of another author, applicant(s) must attach a statement attesting to their rights to said adaptation. Winning scripts will be verified by TSA.
  • Screenplays which have previously reached semi-finalist level and beyond are not eligible for re-submission.
  • If an entry involves two or more writers as applicants, award will be divided equally among them.
  • The script must be in US Motion Picture Industry format for standard screenplay. To follow industry guidelines, please consult any popular screenwriting text for assistance.
  • ONLY the TITLE of the screenplay should appear on the front card stock cover, written or typed. A second title page should be included with TITLE, AUTHOR(S), ADDRESS & PHONE NUMBERS
  • Submissions must include the two sentence synopsis. All entries will be submitted online as a pdf. No hard copy submissions.
  • Scripts must be between 90 and 120 pages in length.

Awards

  • 1st Prize - $1000 in cash, and your script will be read by established and successful production companies.
  • 2nd place - Cash prize of $500
  • 3rd place - Cash prize of $250

Tennessee

Contact

P.O. Box 40194
Nashville, TN 37204-0194

Web:
www.tennscreen.com
Email:
tennscreen@gmail.com

Contact: Bill Middleton, President, Tennessee Screenwriter's Association

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
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Tennessee Screenwriting Association Screenplay Contest

Contact

P.O. Box 40194
Nashville, TN 37204-0194

Web:
www.tennscreen.com
Email:
tennscreen@gmail.com

Contact: Bill Middleton, President, Tennessee Screenwriter's Association

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
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Contest News

Tennessee Screenwriters Association Announces Contest Winners

We had to make a choice; and it wasn't easy. We know our finalists have been on edge to see who won the TSA 2000 Screenwriting Contest. Listed here are the top three screenplays along with original loglines as submitted by the writers. Congratulations to our top three finalists as well as all the screenwriters who entered. We look forward to next year's TSA competition.

1st Place - "2051", Kris Hall, Los Angeles, CA awarded $1,000 In the year 2051, two New York cops battle eco-terrorists and search for a missing scientist to recover a formula that could triple the human life span. Complicating matters is an internal Affairs investigation that threatens to pit one against the partner.

2nd Place - "Working Stiffs", Bob Giordano, Nashville, TN awarded $500 A young man- whose only goal is to live life like it's one big party- is forced to take over the family funeral business. In his pursuit to make it a success, he ends up in a battle with an opposing funeral business in this dark comedy.

3rd Place - "The Marriage Contract", Barbara Jackson, Cookville, TN awarded $250 A couple signs a marriage contract - for twenty-five years. At their silver anniversary gala, forced upon them by his nouveau riche father, they announce the termination of their marriage. Their grown children cry abandonment. their parents are devastated, and their single and married friends hit on them. Then, they get the single scene shock syndrome when they reenter the dating world.

Our other finalists in alphabetical order:

1) "Free Fall" by Will Akers, Nashville, TN

2) "Blue Monday" by Ron Brassfield, Knoxville, TN

3) "Honeymoon Affair" by Larry Cuocci, Wantagh NY

4) "Insensibility" by Robert Dinsmoor, South Hamilton, MA

5) Shadow Walkers" by Brent Hartinger, Tacoma, WA

6) "Hard Drive" by Wayne Penney, Nashville, TN

7) "Another Drone In My Head" by Christian Ray, Nashville, TN

8) "War On All Fronts" by Doug Solter, Tulsa, OK

9) "Robert's Rules of Order" by Steve Wisniewski, Astoria, NY



Updated: 05/20/2000

Tennessee Screenwriting Association Screenplay Contest

Contact

P.O. Box 40194
Nashville, TN 37204-0194

Web:
www.tennscreen.com
Email:
tennscreen@gmail.com

Contact: Bill Middleton, President, Tennessee Screenwriter's Association

Report Card

Overall: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Professionalism: 1.5 stars1.5 stars (1.5/5.0)
Feedback: n/a (0.0/5.0)
Signficance: 1 star (1.0/5.0)
Report Cards: 3    
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