Playwrights' Competition Calendar

October 2011

October 1st

Greenlight Award

  • Write a great screenplay that is ten pages or under.
  • Any genre you want.
  • Limit your characters, NO MORE than five speaking roles (5).
  • ONE major location only.

http://www.greenlightaward.com/

3rd October

Collabor8te

A partnership between Rankin FilmThe Bureau and DazedTV, Collabor8te is an exciting new platform for short filmmaking; from script development through to production and distribution.

10 selected scripts will be developed by The Bureau and Rankin Film, with up to 8 scripts then produced by Rankin Film. These 8 short films will then complete their run on the international film festival circuit before being exhibited on DazedTV.

http://collabor8te.com/how-to-apply

3rd October

Sixty Second Stories

Sixty Second Stories is a global survey of cinematic storytelling from a new generation of filmmakers.  Emerging filmmakers from all over the world are being asked to produce Sixty Second Stories – the best ninety stories will become a feature film.  The feature will premiere at the 2012 Berlinale, before playing festivals around the world.

http://www.storyfilm.com/SIXTYSECONDSTORIES_files/SIXTY%20SECOND%20STORIES%20Info_1.pdf

20th October

COFILMIC sketch writing competition

As part of their festival, they’re offering comedy sketch writers the opportunity to have their work acted out before a live panel of judges at 4.30pm on Monday 31st October 2011. They would like comedy sketches with a live run time of anything between 30 seconds and 2 minutes – the funnier and shorter, the better. Just send your word document to scripts@cofilmic.co.uk with ‘sketch-writing competition’ in the header of the e-mail. Submissions are FREE.

http://www.cofilmic.co.uk/2011/09/cofilmic-sketch-writing-competition/

 

 

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