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Lighthouse Screenplay Contest

Lighthouse Screenplay

 
Deadline Entry Fee
August 01, 2007 (extended) $45
Award: $5000
Other Awards/Prizes:

1st Runner-up will receive a $1,500 Cash Prize.
2nd Runner-up will receive a $1,500 Cash Prize.

All Finalists will have scripts submitted to legitimate agents and managers. Many entrants will receive writing software, books, and other prizes.

Lighthouse Screenplay competition was established to allow screenwriters another venue to get scripts read by industry professionals: win prizes, obtain script production offers, and receive feedback from accomplished directors and producers.
Notification Date:  TBA

Eligibility: Any screenplay may be entered for the competition in any genre: drama, horror, comedy, action, thriller, suspense, teen, children, family. Screenplays will be judged on creative concept, character development, script arch, and overall writing. All screenplays must be submitted in hardcopy (printed) version. All screenplays must be full length features (at least 70 pages).
Rules:

1. All screenplays must be submitted in hardcopy (printed) version.

2. All screenplays must be full length features (at least 70 pages).

3. All screenplays must be submitted with official entry form (found on website).

4. All screenplays must be submitted with entry fee of $45.00 (check or money order).

5. All screenplays must be submitted in English, or copy with English translation.

6. All screenplays submitted must be original work of entrant.

6a. If your work is an adaptation from a book or novel, you must submit with your entry form a letter of permission from the original source author or publisher.

6b. If your work is a compilation of a biography or real life story, you must submit with your entry form a letter of permission from the person or person(s) it is about.

7. All screenplays must be completed work, not works in progress.

8. All writers must be at least eighteen years of age, or have parental permission.

9. Co-written materials must be submitted by only one of the writers.

9a. If a co-written screenplay is chosen as the winner, Co-writers will split Cash prizes.

10. No refunds of entry fees will be given for any reason.

11. Screenplays submitted will not be returned (please do not send original copies).

12. Once an entry is made, it is final, no new drafts or versions of scripts will be allowed.

13. You may not enter screenplays that have been previously sold, optioned, or produced.

14. Writers may enter as many screenplays as they wish (separate entry for each screenplay).

15. All materials (screenplay, entry form, and fee) must be mailed by June 30, 2007 to:

Web Address: www.lighthousescreenplay.com 
Contact & E-mail: Ryan Yerrick
Contact Title: Production Assistant/Manager
Organization: LIGHTHOUSE SCREENPLAY CONTEST
5160 Vineland Ave, Ste 107-220
North Hollywood, CA 91601
United States
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