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Film Daily screenwriting contest now open win up to $7k in prizes

FilmDailyNews

Posted 3rd September 2017.

Always now, forever independent

Film Daily is a new online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views and reviews. It aims to herald the golden age of the auteur and give everyone the tools to become a creator.

As part of Film Daily’s commitment to supporting emerging talent, they are pleased to announce a bi-monthly screenwriters’ contest.

Film Daily is looking for the voices of the new generation. Each month, they launch a new opportunity for talented screenwriters to win money, screenwriting software, and access to industry connections.

The first Film Daily comedy screenwriting prize is dedicated to the comedy genre, with prizes totalling over $7000. The competition is open now, accepting entries until September 15th.

The categories are:

Comedy, horror, sci-fi and drama Feature Film Script – £1000 award
Comedy, horror, sci-fi and drama Short Film Script – £700 award
Comedy, horror and drama TV Pilot Script – £500 award

Work will be judged by a panel of over 20 industry professionals, with each screenplay entered being provided with valuable partial script coverage.

Winners also receive

Professional screenwriting software from our sponsors
One hour facetime with industry professionals to help kickstart their careers
An invitation to a special awards event within their region

Film Daily focuses on narratives highlighting
Disability
Mental health
LGBTQI
Trans
Race
Class
Religion … and more.
They welcome all writers to enter, whether black, white, brown, pink, gay, straight, non-binary, abled, differently abled, female, identifying as female, male, extraterrestrial or anything else.
You can learn more about the prize from watching the intro video here.
Ends
For guidelines, visit the Film Daily website.
For further information: contact editor@filmdaily.co.

Press Contact

Name: Katy Cole

Phone Number: 0113 2648965

Email Address: editor@filmdaily.co