Short Screenplay Competition
April 03, 2009
Winning script to be produced on film.
Awards/Prizes: Finalists will be featured in Bulldog
Productions' Annual CLOSE-UP Film Conference.
The screenwriting contest is designed to give undiscovered
scriptwriters exposure and a chance to have their work produced on
a professional level. Towards this goal, the 1st place script will
be produced by Bulldog Productions the semester following the Fall
and Spring deadlines. The Finalists’ scripts will be workshopped
and receive Staged Readings at Bulldog Productions’ Close-Up Film
Conference, the daylong filmmaking and screenwriting workshop to
be held January 2007.
Scripts will be judged by a jury of distinguished panel of
industry professionals, educators, and film enthusiasts.
Screenplays are evaluated based on the following criteria: story,
dialogue, character, and structure.
Open to anyone..
Screenplays must be standard U.S.
Screenplay Format of thirty or fewer pages. (15-30 pages)
Screenplays must be the original work of
It is suggested that the screenplay be
copyrighted or WGA registered.
Screenplays must be written in English.
Screenplay must be completed and
received by entry deadline.
Each screenplay must have a title page
with the TITLE ONLY; the applicant’s name should not appear
anywhere on the screenplay to maintain anonymity during the
Entry must include a completed and
signed two-page application (found on our website); keep a copy of
the application for reference.
There is no limit to the number of
entries per entrant, provided separate applications accompany each
Both an electronic and hard-copy of the
screenplay should be submitted to the addresses provided below
along with the two-page application form.