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Six in the City Screenplay Competition

Six in the City Screenplay Competition

Deadline Entry Fee
January 01, 2007) (regular)
March 15, 2007 (late - extended)
$35 (by 1/1/2007)
$45 (by 3/15/2007)
Award:  Grand Prize: Third Street Pictures will professionally produce your screenplay as a Feature Film within the next 3 years.
Other Awards/Prizes: 1st Prize: Free 5-Week Filmmaking Workshop at the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking. (Value: $3500)

2nd Prize: Free Sound Stage Rental (including lighting and camera equipment) at the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking. (Value: $1500)
The “Six in the City” contest is looking for real Indie scripts. We want compelling, character driven stories with an emphasis on dialogue. Scripts should have no more than six main characters and primary locations. The story must (or be able to) take place in the San Francisco bay area. Screenplays in all genres are welcome.
Notification Date:  Approx. May 01, 2007

Eligibility: See Rules

Submission Guidelines:

The script must have a title page containing: the title, author’s name, E-mail address, phone number and home address.

Screenplay submissions should be in the US Motion Picture industry standard screenplay format and approximately 85-100 pages in length. Submissions must be written in the English language.

You have the option to include a one-page synopsis of your screenplay.

Screenplay submissions must be the original work of the applicant and may not be based, in whole or in part, on any other fictional or non-fictional material, published or unpublished, produced or un-produced for which the writer does not own rights. If the script is based on a true story, historical or contemporary, that should be noted on the entry form and title page.

Multiple entries are permissible, but an Entry Form, signed, and an entry fee must accompany each entry.

Entrants must be 16 years or older to enter the contest.

The rights to the submitted screenplay should not have been previously optioned or sold. In addition, the screenplay must not have been previously produced.

Writer understands that it is his/her sole responsibility to register Material with the U.S. Copyright Office and/or with the Writer’s Guild of America.

The entrant should retain at least one copy of the submitted material. All material received cannot and will not be returned under any circumstances.

No entrant may have earned more than $5,000. or other consideration, as a screenwriter for theatrical films or television, or for the sale or option of, any original story, treatment, screenplay, or teleplay.

Employees of the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking and its affiliated companies and their immediate families are not eligible. Under no circumstances will substitutions of either corrected pages or new drafts of submissions be accepted.

Collaborative work is accepted. One of the writing partners should be selected as the prime contact for all mailings. Writing partners selected as winners will divide the award equally. The San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking will produce the Grand Prize winner’s screenplay as a Feature Film within the next 3 years. The San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking reserves the right not to select a Grand Prize winner from the applicants of the screenwriting contest. However, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be selected. Contest applicants must accept without reservation the decisions rendered by the jurors.

By submitting your film you are agreeing that the San Francisco School of Digital Filmmaking owns the rights to make your movie if it is selected as a Grand Prize Winner.

Web Address: 
Contact & E-mail: Shelby Stricklin
Contact Title: Marketing
Organization: SFSDF Screenplay Contest
2331 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
United States
Phone: 415 522-1200
Fax: 415 522-1207
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