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Screenplay Competitions: Tools and Insights to Help You Choose the Best Screenwriting Contests for You and Your Script
Screenplay Competitions explains the competition process (and the myriad of differences among competitions) from eligibility requirements, to how competitions advance entries, to the prizes that accompany a win. In addition, Ms. Williams discusses what judges look for in scripts, and she reveals ways to determine a script's rank—even if it doesn't place. Equipped with this ...more
Paperback, First, 264 pages
Published February 15th 2019 by Bluestocking Press
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If you are ready to take your screenplay to the next level and actually enter competitions, reading this book is a must! Entering screenplay competitions is an investment in both time and money, and this book helps you get the most out of that investment. Readers will gain good perspective on which screenplay competitions will be best fit for his/her script. But this is far more than just a list of which screenplay competitions are out there. It provides an in-depth look at feedback and how to g ...more
Well thought out and comprehensive, this book is an excellent guide for screenwriters ready to enter their scripts into contests. The book delivers on everything it promises, breaking down all the things a writer needs to think about in terms of both submission strategy and value for money; it even offers guidance on how to work out your script's rank and record data, with useful templates in the appendices. As both a reader for script contests and someone who works with writers, I believe this ...more
Ann Marie Williams’ scripts have placed in several screenwriting competitions including the semifinals of the Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition and ScreenCraft’s Sci-Fi Screenplay Contest, as well as the finals of the Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. Ann was also a Reader for the Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition, which allowed her to experience ...more