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GVSU Short Screenplay Contest

13th Annual GVSU Short
Screenplay Competition


GVSU Short Screenplay Contest

Deadline Entry Fee
November 01, 2007 None
Award: $300
Other Awards/Prizes: Your script will be produced by students in the GVSU Film & Video Production major.
The purpose of this contest is to find the best screenplay for GVSU students to adapt into a short film.
Notification Date:  January 2007.
Eligibility: Anyone can enter, professional or amateur. Any original story, any genre (or adaptation if you have rights).

LENGTH: Up to 15 pages, standard screenplay format.


1) Full screenplay (printed hard copy) - no email submissions accepted. Maximum 15 pages.

2) One-paragraph synopsis

3) Short answers to these five questions:

  • What is the hero's goal?
  • What stands in the way of the hero accomplishing his/her goal?
  • What is exceptional about the hero?
  • How does the hero grow from start to finish?
  • What is the overall theme?
Web Address: http://www.gvsu.edu
Contact & E-mail: John Harper Philbin
Contact Title: Professor, Founder
Organization: School of Film and Video, Grand Valley State University
Screenplay Competition, Grand Valley State University
School of Communications
Allendale, MI 49401
United States
Phone: 616.331.3668
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