PFS is excited to share a Screenwriting Competition presented by KC Women in Film! This competition is an amazing competition for any women screenwriters, and a great opportunity for anyone interested in our Screenwriting Workshops or Short Filmmaking Seminar. Read below for details.
Kansas City Women in Film and Television is pleased to announce the first annual KCWIFT & AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest Short Screenplay Contest. With regard to promoting the mission of WIF, this contest is exclusively for female filmmakers/screenwriters and features a $1,000 cash prize to the winner with which to create their short film. WIF members will also receive a discounted entry fee for the contest. Please see below for rules and regulations and deadlines.
FIRST PLACE - A $1,000 prize offered to the winning female writer/filmmaker, to use as they see fit in creating their short film.
FINALISTS – A staged reading of FINALISTS’ screenplays at 2012 AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest. Finalists will also receive festival passes to 2012 AMC Theatres Kansas City FilmFest.
January 1, 2012 – Regular Deadline
$25 Entry Fee per script until this deadline
$20 for Students & WIF Members
February 1, 2012 Late and FINAL deadline
$45 Entry fee for scripts entered after Jan 1 but before final deadline
$40 for Students & WIF Members
CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
*Length of script must be under 15 pages.
*Scripts must be authored or co-authored by a woman, screenwriters of all ages are welcomed.
*Script may be in any genre
*Enter on www.withoutabox.com, listed under AMC Theatres KC FilmFest
*For legal reasons, KCWIFT & AMC THEATRES KC FILMFEST can accept only original screenplays by copyright holders.
*In order to ensure a blind reading by our judges, names of authors canNOT be included in the submitted script. This includes in the PDF file name if electronically submitted. Screenplay titles only – A CLEAN TITLE PAGE. Screenplay title MUST be included in submitted pdf script.
*Screenplays NOT adhering to rules and regulations are subject to disqualification at the sole discretion of the judging panel.
*Screenwriters who are disqualified are NOT eligible for refund of any submitted fees.
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