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First Glance Feature & Short
Screenplay Competition
(6th Edition)

FirstGlance 6th Screenplay Competition

Deadline Entry Fee
May 12, 2009 (early)
June 12, 2009
July 01, 2009

$50/$35; feature/short (by 05/12/2009)
$60/$45; feature/short (by 06/12/2009)
$70/$50; feature/short (by 07/01/2009)

Other Awards/Prizes: 
  • Final Draft Software
  • Syd Field's Screenwriting Seminars
  • Creative Screenwriting,
  • Scr(i)pt,
  • Fade In
  • Moviemaker subscriptions.
  • Deep coverage.
  • Entrance to Screenwriting Expo 2009 in Los Angeles. Pitch meetings with Hollywood Producers and Agents.
  • In depth script analysis provided to winner.
  • Winning scripts will be posted on moviebytes and shopped to Producers and Agents.
  • Possible option or purchase from our production company partners.
  • Sliding Scale Cash Prize starting at $5000.00 for the first 1000 entries, and sliding upwards $5000.00 for every 1000 entries after that.
  • Sponsor: FirstGlance Feature and Short Screenplay Competition
  • Value of Goods/Services: 2,500 U.S. Dollar

Our goal is to find and recognize the best screenplay writers in the world, and to give those writer's the opportunity to find industry professionals interested in producing their screenplay and to give writers the opportunity to get the exposure their screenplays deserve.

Notification Date:  October 22, 2009. (approx)

Eligibility: Open to anyone.
  • Feature Length Scripts - not exceed 120 pages.
  • Short scripts not to exceed 20 pages

Screenplays will be disqualified if the guidelines are not followed. Screenplay must be formatted by industry standards. Final Draft preferred

  • (We will accept industry standard formats from other screenwriting softwares, as long as you save the file format to a pdf file)
  • Must include Title Page and writer information:
    Name, address, Phone number, email, WGA registration (if registered) and genre/type of screenplay.
  • (You can go to the adobe website at and download a free service that will allow you to reformat any file to PDF)
  • All submissions must be electronic.
    In keeping with our continued "GREEN" philosophy, we will accept only PDF or Final Draft files of your screenplay.
Web Address:
Contact & E-mail: Nicole Berger
Contact Title: Contest Director

FirstGlance Films
PO Box 571105
Tarzana, CA 91356
United States
Phone: 818.464.3544

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