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Blazing Quill Student Screenwriting Competition

Blazing Quill Student Screenwriting Competition

Deadline Entry Fee
March 16, 2008 $25-45 (by 3/16/2008)
Award:  $500 cash
Other Awards/Prizes: 2nd Place: Script placement on Inktip.com; exposure on WWP website
The goal of Wilson Wheaton Productions, LLC is to serve as an outlet for creative expressions in screenwriting for both the beginning and seasoned screenwriter. This annual screenwriting competition will give student screenwriters an opportunity to gain valuable experience and exposure in the film industry.
Notification Date:  April 30, 2007.
Eligibility: Must be a full-time student in spring semester of 2007.
Rules: 

1. Writers must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited college or university during the spring 2007 semester.

2. Writers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign the entry form.

3. No more than two writers may collaborate on a script. Both writers must be in the same competition category. Collaborators will share designated prizes should their script be chosen as a prizewinner.

4. Scripts must be an original idea of the applicant(s) and not based, in whole or part, on another author's work. Scripts must be in English. Translations will not be accepted.

5. Scripts may not be under option at the time of entry nor at the time the script is chosen as a prizewinner. If the entered script is sold or optioned during the judging period, the writer(s) will automatically be disqualified.

6. Writer(s) may submit multiple entries, however, a separate entry form, release form and fee must accompany each entry.

7. Feature length scripts of any genre will be accepted. Scripts must be in industry standard format.

8. The applicant's name should not appear on the cover, the title page or any other page of the script. If using the online entry and payment option, write the PayPal Receipt ID number on the cover of the script. If using the WithoutABox online entry method, please write the Festival Tracking Number on the cover of the script.

9. We highly recommend scripts be copyrighted or registered with the Writers Guild of America or other reputable service prior to submission.

10. Under no circumstances will substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of the entry script be made.

11. Scripts will not be returned. Please do not send originals. A self-addressed stamped postcard may be sent to ensure that your entry was received.

12. Entries must be accompanied by the following:

A signed/authorized and completed entry form.

A signed/authorized and completed release form.

A non-refundable entry fee in U.S. dollars.

A completed original feature screenplay (80-130 pages).

A self-addressed stamped postcard (optional).

Web Address: http://wilsonwheaton.com
Contact & E-mail: Teri Wheaton
Contact Title: President
Organization: Wilson Wheaton Productions, LLC
P.O. Box 5262
Upper Marlboro, MD, 20775
United States
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