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Get Initiative - The Writing Initiative's 
Screenwriting Contest

Deadline Entry Fee
July 15, 2007 $15
Other Awards/Prizes: Prizes packages from SCRIPT magazine,, Digital Express ETC., Final Draft and Creative Screenwriting. Winner's List to be marketed to various Agents, Managers and Studios. All new entrants will have their Writing Initiative membership dues waived.
To initiate new writers into the wide world of screenwriting contests. To initiate creativity, inspiration and collaboration, especially to smaller areas. This is for those of us NOT in LA or New York. Great for film students or other new writers!!
Notification Date:  TBA
Eligibility: New or unproduced writers ONLY
  • Each submission needs 2 cover pages to be eligible. One (attached) with title only, one with title, writer's name and contact info (address, phone number, e-mail address) and "UNDER 18" if applicable.
  • All entries must include a logline and a synopsis/treatment.
  • Please include your e-mail address (or S.A.S.E, if you prefer) for feedback/notifications. Include a larger S.A.S.E if you want you entire script returned.
  • Entry fee payable by check or money order, but must be made out to "Cameron Counts".
  • Accepting credit card via PayPal soon!! (check website)
  • Entries are NOT limited to the US or the UK, but PLEASE be fluent in English. Several entries last year were practically unreadable due to language barriers.
  • SCRIPT magazine is offering all entrants a greatly discounted subscription rate. Anyone interested can just add $20 to their standard entry fee.
Web Address:
Contact & E-mail: Cameron Counts
Contact Title: Director, The Writing Initiative
Organization: Writing Initiative
P.O. Box 4699
Springfield, IL 62708
United States
Phone: 217.816.2117
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