Hollywood Creative Connection Short Comedy Script Competition

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Hollywood Creative Connection
Short Comedy Script Competition

Hollywood Creative Connection

Deadline Entry Fee
August 01, 2006 (early);
October 01, 2006 (final)
$25 for (by 08/01/2006)
$30 (by 10/01/2006)
Award: $1,000
Other Awards/Prizes: 

First Prize

  • Exposure to three key Hollywood agents, managers and/or network members of the Hollywood Creative Connection advisory board, and/or additional key members of the Hollywood film/television community.
  • A career consultation by HCC valued at $500
  • General Script Analysis from HCC, a $75 value
  • An HCC In-Depth Analysis on an additional script, may be short or full-length.
  • Final Draft scriptwriting software

Second Prize

  • $500.00
  • Career consultation by HCC
  • General Review of your script
  • General Script Analysis from HCC on an additional script, may be short or full-length.
  • Syd Field's Screenwriting Workshop DVD from Final Draft

Third Prize

  • General Script Analysis on your winning script with additional advice on expanding or selling your script and advice on advancing your career.
  • General Script Analysis from HCC on an additional script, may be short or full-length.
  • Syd Field's Screenwriting Workshop DVD from Final Draft 

Honorable Mentions

  • (10) will receive a General Script Analysis on your short comedy scripts by an HCC professional valued at $75. HCC Analysis provides critical information to identify the strengths and weaknesses in a script.
There are many people with creative aspirations and a desire to measure their talent against those already working in the film and television industry. Hollywood Creative Connection was created just for that purpose; everyone should have access to quality feedback on their talent.
Notification Date: TBA
Eligibility: This contest is open to anyone except all employees, directors, associates, and immediate family members of HCC, as well as all affiliates and sponsors.
Rules:
  • Please send two (2) copies of the script in industry standard script format, in English, bound with two or three brads. Short script must be no less than 5, and no more than 45 pages.
  • Entry fee per short screenplay is $30. Enter your short script by August 1st and the entry fee is reduced to $25.
  • The script must have title page containing: the title, author's name, E-mail address, phone number and home address.
  • Submissions must be comedy shorts (under 45 pages), live action or animation.
  • Multiple entries are permissible, but each entry must be accompanied by an Entry Form and an entry fee.
  • Adaptations from other works are permissible provided you have the writer's written permission to adapt the work. Permission must be included with the entry.
  • Collaborative work is eligible, but each writer must fill out and sign an Entry Form individually. The writers are responsible for the distribution of any contest prize(s).
  • Contest applicants must accept without reservation the decisions rendered by the jurors.
  • The short screenplay must not have been previously optioned, sold, or produced for profit.
  • You must retain at least one copy of the submitted material, and understand that all material we receive cannot and will not be returned under any circumstances.
  • You may submit payment in U.S. currency only by credit card via PayPal
  • See website for full details.
Web Address: www.hollywoodcreativeconnection.com
Contact & E-mail: Steve Gordon
Contact Title: President
Organization: Hollywood Creative Connection
P.O. Box 491729
Los Angeles, CA 90049
United States
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