Final Draft's Big Break International Screenwriting Competition

FilmMakers.com
Sponsors
View or Submit Literary Material
Add Your Contest to our Database
Screenwriting Contest Database
Final Draft's Big Break International 
Screenwriting Competition
Final Draft's Big Break International Screenwriting Competition
Deadline Entry Fee
March 02, 2009 (early)
June 01, 200
9 (regular)
June 15, 200
9 (extended)
$40 (by 03/02/2009)
$50 (by 06/01/2009)
$65
(by 06/15/2009)
 

Award: $15,000 total cash plus finalist prizes, airfare to Los Angeles, and 3-night hotel stay (unless winner resides in or around Los Angeles).

Other Awards/Prizes:

Second Place Prizes

$4,000 total cash plus finalist prizes, airfare to Los Angeles, and 3-night hotel stay (unless winner resides in or around Los Angeles).

Third Place Prizes

$2,000 total cash plus finalist prizes, airfare to Los Angeles, and 3-night hotel stay (unless winner resides in or around Los Angeles).

Top 10 Finalist Prizes

  • Final Draft software
  • Script read by top industry companies
  • Gotham Writers Workshop 10-week class
  • Pitch Perfect video pitching from StoryLink.com
  • One-year Script magazine subscription
  • $150 gift certificate from The Writers Store
  • and more...

Big Break is an annual, global screenwriting contest designed to launch the careers of aspiring writers. Big Break rewards screenwriters with cash, prizes and A-list executive meetings. Winners and finalists alike have had their screenplays optioned and produced and have secured high-profile representation as well as lucrative writing deals. Since its inception in 2000, Big Break has awarded screenwriters with over $200,000 in cash and prizes and invaluable industry exposure. A panel of notable industry professionals conducts the final judging.

Notification Date:  By October 2009.

Eligibility: Open to anyone
Rules: Please visit website for complete details.
Web Address: www.bigbreakcontest.com
Contact & E-mail: Liz Alani
Contact Title: Contest Director
Organization: Final Draft, Inc.
C/O Final Draft's Big Break International Screenwriting Competition

26707 W. Agoura Road, Suite 205
Calabasas, CA 91302
United States
Tel: 818.995.8995
Contest News - Press Releases
 
top of page

| Home Page | Contests | Indies | Features | News | Resource Links | Advertise With Us |

Important disclaimer

Copyright 1999-2011 by FilmMakers.com.  All rights reserved.
 FilmMakers.com is a division of Media Pro Tech Inc.