Listen up my little wanna be aspiring filmmakers I found a contest you will want to participate in. It’s called the annual Big Break Contest. It’s a screenwriting contest that is determined to launch the career of writers and filmmakers. This is such a great opportunity! The participant needs to be 18 years old or older. Submissions must be full length screenplays in standard industry format. Check out what you can possibly win.
- 1st place winner – $15,000 cash, airfare to LA, 3 night hotel stay, Apple iPad equipped with Final Draft app., breakfast with screenwriter Pen Densham, admission into Script Pipeline Secret Door Pitchfest and Robert McKee Story Seminar in 2013, customized email query critique and signed copy of The Screenwriter’s Bible, a trailer of your script produced by New York Film academy and tuition for the 4 week filmmaking class.
- 2nd place – $4,000 in cash, airfare to LA, 3 night hotel stay, breakfast w/Pen Densham, lunch with Marvin Acuna, admission to Script Pipeline Secret Door Pitchfest and Robert McKee story in 2013, email query critique and signed copy of The Screenwriter’s Bible
- 3rd place – $2,000 in cash, airfare to LA, 3 night hotel stay, breakfast with screenwriter, lunch with producer, admission to Script Pipeline and Story Seminar in 2013, email query critique, and signed Screenwriter’s Bible
The standard deadline ends June 1st with a $50 submitting fee and the extended deadline is June 15th. Enter at finaldraft.com/bigbreak. Good luck and let me know how you did.
Peace and luv!